Meek Mill - Shine lyrics

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Meek Mill - Shine lyrics

[Hook] Wasn't for this music, I'd prolly be dead Instead I'm on top and I'm countin' this bread Sittin' in the mansion, could've been in the feds Drop top even with a price on my head, woah It's no roof so they can see me shine No roof so they can see me shine Only a matter of time It's dedicated, put it all to the grind It's no roof so they can see me shine, woah It's no roof so they can see me shine No roof so they can see me shine Only a matter of time It's dedicated, put it all to the grind It's no roof so they can see me shine, woah [Verse 1] I was born poor, but I'ma die rich Ridin' in the 7 like I'm Pac in '96 Still rockin' with the clique I had to grind with Went to war, flip nickels and sold them dimes with Yea, I used to sell nicks of reggie, n***a I get the chills every time that lil' confetti hit us North Philly skinny bull but I'm heavy, n***a They switched sides they was never with us And petty n***as wanna mention my name To get acknowledged Hoppin' that we act like a fool and give them violence I'd rather k** 'em all with success and give 'em knowledge Then throw it all away for a s**er 'cause we the hottest My momma crib big as a church, I'm bein' modest No sleep, puttin' in work, that's how she got it 'Bout it, 'bout it, I started grindin' when n***as doubted Now I got it, I'm drippin' in diamonds, a n***a shinin' That's gangsta [Hook] Wasn't for this music, I'd prolly be dead Instead I'm on top and I'm countin' this bread Sittin' in the mansion, could've been in the feds Drop top even with a price on my head, woah It's no roof so they can see me shine No roof so they can see me shine Only a matter of time It's dedicated, put it all to the grind It's no roof so they can see me shine, woah It's no roof so they can see me shine No roof so they can see me shine Only a matter of time It's dedicated, put it all to the grind It's no roof so they can see me shine, woah [Verse 2] Out in Hollywood trying not to get caught up in it Struggle was brought up in it, hustle, we gonna get it This one is for my youngins going to school with corner n***as Don't get caught up in that boxing corner, n***a Times changed, it's feeling like live n***as verse corny n***as They building more jails, I'm warning n***as, shots fire Momma crying, traumatizing they morning, n***as Them cops k**ing us like it's war with n***as, it's on with n***as I did shed so many tears at that corner store Man I spent so many years at that corner store I see my n***as disappear at that corner store When they was sleepin' we was there at that corner store Yeah, and we was eating at the corner store Coppers catch us and they beat us at that corner store sh**, we was toting on them heaters at that corner store 'Cause they was plotting, tryna leave us at that corner store [Hook] Wasn't for this music, I'd prolly be dead Instead I'm on top and I'm countin' this bread Sittin' in the mansion, could've been in the feds Drop top even with a price on my head, woah It's no roof so they can see me shine No roof so they can see me shine Only a matter of time It's dedicated, put it all to the grind It's no roof so they can see me shine, woah It's no roof so they can see me shine No roof so they can see me shine Only a matter of time It's dedicated, put it all to the grind It's no roof so they can see me shine, woah [Verse 3] It's no roof so they can see me shine Whole city came out just to see me rhyme Started off in Impalas, now it's DB9 In the Aston like he James Bond Who he think he is? Diamonds dancing all on me, doing the stanky leg I hear them whispers, n***as talkin' what they think he made Think what you want, you gon' think I'm paid Should he be ballin'? I don't think he's safe All I did was think and pray I got young n***as in the grave They got murdered by a n***a with some bitter ways They don't give a f** about us, put us in a cage Let us out with that parole, man, this sh** a maze RIP to Snupe, RIP to Scooter RIP to Dex, told him not to be a shooter I tell Snupe, "They don't love ya, they just want to do ya" You see that truck? That's the feds watchin', not an Uber [Hook] Wasn't for this music, I'd prolly be dead Instead I'm on top and I'm countin' this bread Sittin' in the mansion, could've been in the feds Drop top even with a price on my head, woah It's no roof so they can see me shine No roof so they can see me shine Only a matter of time It's dedicated, put it all to the grind It's no roof so they can see me shine, woah It's no roof so they can see me shine No roof so they can see me shine Only a matter of time It's dedicated, put it all to the grind It's no roof so they can see me shine, woah