My Nigga, My Nigga

You call me ya nigga

Well, check this out

If I’m your nigga I can’t be your homie

If I’m ya nigga I can’t be your man

If I’m ya nigga I can’t even be your friend

Not because I don’t want to

But because some things are never really what they seem

 

That’s what they wanted you to do

Put me down

So now I hear the word ‘nigga’ all around

 

That’s what they wanted you to do

Make me cry

So now I’m ya nigga when I walk by

 

That’s what they wanted you to do

Show some hate

So now sayin’ ‘nigga’ is oh, just so great

 

When you say nigga

You really mean nigger

Nigger a word used to put Black people down

But Drake says and Kanye does too

But just know that by sayin’ it we’re keepin’ it around

Take off the –er and add an a

But nothing changes the word

It still stays the same

It represents my people’s pain

When we were thrown overboard in chains

They treated us like animals just to have their way

We belonged to them and couldn’t get away

 

Some things are never really what they seem

I’m ya ‘nigga’ right?

The meaning to you, is not what it means to me

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