[Royce Da 5'9] Yeah, yeah Well it's the uhh, uhh, abbrevia-ated letter Associated with meta-metapho-phores and cheddar cheddar The C.O.D., the P.O.P. The cash on delivery at the point of purchase - don't I be workin? Heaven and hell is standin next to you at the same time Cuttin into your playin time, keep playin (playin) Most of my predictions is speculation based on the patience I've developed hustlin, racin this check I'm chasin (chasin) Sellin mixtapes to them albums from 30 to 50 thousand (wow) It ain't no problem, I got it, my following got me (got me) Long as I continue to spit poems to send you niggaz back to the L-A-B; I'ma be sellin out venues Be out at them venues, sellin that merch' Shippin CD's overseas nigga we sellin that WORK The Escrow crew - just ran by the petro man select don't know who the check go to
[Chorus: Royce] Round here here.. round here, round here Round here they call me independie Cause of how independent my pen be Movin on that paper, movin that paper Uhh, uhh, round here, here, here Round here they call me independie Cause of how independent my pen be, uhh We be on that paper like ink on that paper, uhh
[Royce Da 5'9] You can call it the quickest winter, the unstoppable summer The opposite of the apocalypse comin to popular Wanna be poppin this gun he about to be doin some old impossible Three-6 Mafia numbers, each quarter like the Beach Boys or the Beatles, the Parliament globally callin the shots explodin 'til 'Pac, roll all the way over Respectfully hate me, you best to behave I'm seven dollars a record makin heftier pay Can you realize platinum artist buck by buck, is that what you say? 200 thousand sold compared to the average platinum rapper couldn't afford, what I blow, on all my taxes Cause I own, my own masters - own, my own catalogue Ain't tryna be old talkin 'bout Oh, I had it all So it's mo', money mo', albums - add 'em all The scanner that seal is the reason I feel like a man of steel still standin cause I'm still scannin
[Outro: Royce] Y'know I always like to say that, this album is like a median between Death is Certain, and Rock City But along that way, I manage to find my independence So that's where we at right now Royce Da 5'9, Independent's Day Whattup Broady, you know'm talkin 'bout Broady? Niggaz act like I ain't know they ass as I want to These units will move, I will be on that TV screen I will be ridin through a hood near you Gettin some attention from yo' bitch, hahaha M.I.C., oh yeah and we comin back again this year too We not gon' be sittin out for long periods of time no more So be on the look out for July 5th Comin soon to a motherfuckin store near you Round here, here, here..
Let me see, two words to sum up my name in reality Growth and patience, y'know they work hand-in-hand with each other but at the same time they both deal with movin forward I just try to keep some bits about myself 24 hours a day Y'knowmsayin? I been through a lot And if it's one thing I can say that I learned, it'll be stay bossy I'm a boss, boss, boss..