hold on lyrics – caught in the act

featuring starr

i’ll keep, holding on
i’ll keep, holding on!

[lord jamar]
young black male, twenty-five years of age
many-a-lives didn’t survive to this stage
cause the rage of another brother got him popped
shot him and he dropped, like a beanbag
mean motherf*cker with a rag and some jeans that sag
they signify your death by crossin out your tag
then they go and brag that they took another life
never to think, do a brother got a mother and a wife?
trife when a n*gg* do the work of the klan
that’s what you’re doin when you ruin the life of a black man
attack plan on self
the man’s got the family jewels, so i guess we’re buryin wealth
all because we’ve been taught to despise what’s black
open your eyes you oughta realize the fact
that you’ve been gettin used like a trick
you think you’re mighty, but yo, whitey got your head sick
see you were fed thick pieces of swine as a baby

it only help to drive your mind crazy
now your blind days be over
no more standin on line, tryin to find jehovah
let us rewind to a time we was right and just
nowadays we just fight and bust
one another in the back over crack, a carjack
will get you killed, watch the blood get spilled
to the scale, then watch how fast they build the jail
now they got you holdin on to a cell, well…

i’ll keep, holdin on
i’ll keep, holdin on!
i’ll keep, holdin on
i’ll keep, holdin on!

[sadat x]
why it gotta be me b? i just came to chill
came to see the flicks, nuttin more nuttin less
try to show love even on a bad day
i roll up, i’m never hold up, the l is swoll up
the beef in the mind is definitely a winner
oh that’s that rappin n*gg*, i thought he was much bigger
do you know this girl named nah b i don’t know nothin
did that name-game sh*t right from the go get
shorty want an autograph, can i sign it at the end
oh i think i’m all of that now, so now it’s f*ck brand nubian
should i call you a b*tch, or should i maintain?
i’m just here with my lady, and you came witcha man
this would force him to front, and i’m sure he don’t want it
over some old bullsh*t, when i’m quick to pull sh*t
live dad, everything is everything
i got a lotta sh*t to do i can’t afford to catch a charge
i’m a product of the streets, and i couldn’t make no peace
all the real hard sh*t i know, is on the down low
straight for real estate, on a scale i place your fate
now i’ma let you skate, you was a little weeded
and i seen you don’t need it
so hold on with your bad self…

i’ll keep, holdin on
i’ll keep, holdin on!
i gotta hold on!
i’ll keep, holdin on
my word is bond, i gotta be strong
i’ll keep, holdin on!
and keep holdin on, yeah
ya see life’s gettin rough but i gotta hold on
all these little suckers want me alone
yeah, yeah, yeahhh!
ya see life’s gettin rough but i gotta hold on
all these little suckers want me alone
yeah, they want me alone
yeah, yeah yeah
but i gotta hold on
because my word is bon
and it’s on and on, on and on, on and on
on ya…
i gotta hold on
yeah yeah yeahhhh yeah yeahhh yeahhh
ohhhhh yeahh yeahh yeah

/ caught in the act lyrics