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S4 E10 | FULL EPISODE

Kansas City Hip Hop Special

This special episode features an interview with Janelle Monáe in TV Studio A at KCPT, and also includes music from two Kansas City hip hop artists: BLKFLANL and Second Hand King.

AIRED: March 30, 2019 | 0:26:46
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TRANSCRIPT

♪ Black Flannel (echoing)

(jazz music)

- [Conductor] Check, check!

I go by the name of Conductor Williams.

It's my man, Barrel Maker, and together we are BLKFLANL.

Kansas City, Missouri, what up though.

Young Maker, you ready, man?

- Yeah, I'm ready, Con.

♪ Start thinking 'bout the world that we live in ♪

♪ Notebook empty I ain't got a word to give it ♪

♪ But I can't give in so I'ma rap anyway ♪

♪ It probably won't be a hands high, but my hands high today ♪

♪ Clenched fist, earthquake tell 'em I'ma make ♪

♪ Land slide today

♪ Deception don't discriminate the level ♪

♪ And dancing with stars like dancing with the devil ♪

♪ You know that

♪ I capture images without chains on 'em ♪

♪ I capture diligence through my lifestyle, uh ♪

♪ No borders no frame on 'em

♪ All I see is open road in my sight now ♪

♪ Structure's destructive

♪ when the base is never solid

♪ Complacency is profit how we paved the way for progress ♪

♪ I said structure's destructive ♪

♪ when the base is never solid

♪ Complacency is profit how we paved the way for progress ♪

♪ I said structure's destructive ♪

♪ when the base is never solid

♪ Complacency is profit how we paved the way for progress ♪

♪ And since we'll never get a hand from Congress ♪

♪ Then we can only pray, God bless, what a mess ♪

(electronic music)

♪ Music is basically

This first one is called State

♪ Melody, harmony and rhythm

♪ I mean people can't do much more than that ♪

♪ You can be real descriptive in all kinds of ways ♪

♪ Don't you agree

♪ They gotta feel me D

♪ Lend me your ear for a second, uh ♪

♪ I didn't ask questions growing up ♪

♪ Forced to show patience

♪ As all of my questions were mistaken for statements ♪

♪ Watch and observe youngin

♪ It's okay to make mistakes as long ♪

♪ As you're man enough to face them ♪

♪ I took them same mistakes placed them with a ♪

♪ Facelift called amazing

♪ Since the day I saw ♪ Saw

♪ The potential in myself and then became it ♪

♪ I put the work and time in so none this artist makes you ♪

♪ And I'ma kill these raps twice just to make a statement ♪

♪ Ha protection in them model sense ♪

♪ Day Day ♪ One Ten

♪ Month Plus ♪ Ten One

♪ I took flight ♪ Blake Griff

♪ And I've never seen the State Pen ♪

♪ But don't you get it twisted life aint been a play pen ♪

♪ See life is just a vapor that disappears as the day went ♪

♪ So I'm dreamin of a day when my people after struggling ♪

♪ Life is just amazing man

♪ It's funny how the more sincere and honest that you are ♪

♪ The harder it becomes to make friends ♪

♪ Some things don't make sense

♪ Some things don't make sense man ♪

♪ Some things don't make sense man ♪

♪ Some things don't make sense man ♪

♪ Some things don't make sense man ♪

♪ We gotta uplift man

♪ We gotta uplift man

♪ We gotta uplift man

♪ We gotta uplift man

♪ We gotta uplift man

♪ We gotta uplift man

♪ We gotta uplift man

♪ We gotta uplift

♪ Uh they call my generation on a spot we lack motive ♪

♪ But it's hard to stay focused when the lens broken ♪

♪ Heart frozen twelve year olds drinkin ♪

♪ They four loco-in

♪ I saw the news it said a six year old was totin ♪

♪ When I was six I had a super soaker but ♪

♪ These days it seems like anyone above the age of two ♪

♪ Can soak ya

♪ Kids in the hood missin meals hunger pangs ♪

♪ Got they ribs pokin so many homes broken ♪

♪ So I praying and hoping for better days ♪

♪ For those working nine to five on minimum wage ♪

♪ This is for my brothers that are innocent ♪

♪ Stuck in a cage yeah

♪ I'ma tell your story out here you're suffering pain ♪

♪ Yeah yeah

♪ For those with nothing to lose and nothing to gain ♪

♪ And so they cop that ace and shoot up into they veins ♪

♪ I'm here to tell you this is not the way ♪

♪ Sun shine behind the clouds promises another day ♪

♪ Another day

♪ You know I'm pretty glad that he's bringing up this point ♪

♪ Because I think a lot of young musicians ♪

♪ (Echoing) BLKFLANL

♪ Gotta make those sessions

♪ Gotta make those sessions and live the life ♪

♪ But they don't put in that eleven hours a day in the books ♪

♪ Oh definitely study is absolutely necessary in all forms ♪

♪ It's like any talent is born within somebody ♪

♪ It's just like a good pair of shoes ♪

♪ When you put a shine on it

♪ BLKFLANL

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- [John] Hi I'm John Hart and welcome to The Bridge studios

where we are incredibly lucky to have

Janelle Monae this afternoon.

- [Janelle] Aw, thank you.

- [John] Thanks for coming by.

- Thank you for having me.

I'm so, so excited to be back home.

- The Uptown Theater, playing the Uptown Theater tonight

- Yes

- Does that - I mean you're from Kansas City

so does that give it extra-

- Oh yeah. Oh my gosh it means so much

and it's sold out.

- I think that you had a really good jump on ticket sales

just the size of your family

- Oh exactly right?

(laughing)

They have a whole section.

I have a big family.

My grandmother migrated here from Aberdeen, Mississippi

and she had twelve kids.

- [John] Wow.

- So my mom was the baby and I have over fifty first cousins

- [John] Wow.

- Yeah, absolutely so it is a loving, big

supportive family that I have

- So if I ask any questions that you don't like

we'll just wave them off but

- Okay

- Can you tell me about the weirdos?

- Ha! My God!

(laughing)

How do you know about the weirdos?

Shout out to Marlin and Brandon and everybody

who was a part of the Weirdos the group.

I would sing with them and perform with them

at various talent showcases and you know

we were really avant garde

Just individuals and when I say that you know

there was a section of Kansas City who

a lot of the majority of people

they were singing and they were rapping other people's music

and I was one of them.

I would do a lot of cover songs

but The Weirdos wrote their music

and were very political too.

Very political about what they wanted

to see done differently

and had a very unique approach so I will say

being a part of them and just kinda

touring with them around Kansas City

helped me to discover my inner weirdo.

- [John] Yeah - If you will

- The slight mentions that I got of them

made me think that maybe it kinda -

a little bit of it started there.

- It did.

I mean here in Kansas City is where I cultivated

a lot of my style and my individuality.

I remember my parents couldn't afford to buy me

every expensive new thing that came out

as far as clothes were concerned and shoes

and new Jordans and all that whatever was cool.

I never wanted to fit in.

I would go buy those cat glasses

(laughing)

people would like at me like

going to class and school like, "What is she doing?"

but I was cultivating my style long before today.

- Your folks might not have had a lot

but your mother was very fierce and very determined

- Oh yes

- [John] And at the drop of a hat she would load you

into that two door Dodge

- (laughing) How do you know about this?

Yes my mom had this two door Dodge

and I will never forget how we would travel.

You could fit- this was two door small

like Flintstones looking car

and my friends would spend the night

and go to my talent showcases

so you have like at least eight kids packed in the back.

We're sitting on laps.

This is all illegal don't ever do this.

(laughing)

We're sitting on laps, four people in the front.

It was one of those piling up and we made it happen

and even though she was working hard

she always made sure that I had a nice talent show outfit

that I had a nice cassette CD with my instrumental on it

and that we looked our best.

- You also have quoted, you've mentioned

the Coterie many times.

- I have, yes.

- You became a bit of a writer starting there.

- I did.

I actually - excuse me-

I actually in school I was in English AP,

in Honors English and I would write a lot.

My teacher Mrs. Appleberry who I had the opportunity

to see today, I went to go speak at my old Alma Mater

my old high school, Schlagle, F.L. Schlagle High School

and she really encouraged me to just write

write from your heart and she had such a unique

and interesting way of teaching that it always made me

want to write and be great at it.

So I took that over into acting and

the programs that I got into The Young Playwrights,

The Roundtable, I wanna say that's the name of it

where I would go and just write short stories

and fellowship with other writers and actors.

Then I did Shakespeare at Wyandot High School.

The Coterie Theater was so instrumental in helping me

hone my craft as a writer.

- You went to work doing - as a maid -

- [Janelle] I did.

- At one point to help fund your education in New York City.

You were originally thinking musical theater,

but my impression is that the musical theater thing

you really needed more than performing somebody else's work.

- Absolutely, you're right, you're absolutely correct.

Now I'm doing it,

but just on my own terms.

I've always, again I've been a writer,

I've had these ideas.

I love science fiction, I love telling stories.

Using science fiction in, I remember growing up,

I would watch Star Wars and Star Trek,

and I would watch all these things with my grandmother.

Yeah, and so I was just inspired to write,

you know this music or this thing that dealt with

Kansas City but in the future.

You know, and I knew that I needed to focus on that,

and I needed to have a clear mind

and really take that risk

and truly be diligent about writing, my own work.

- I'm sorry, I just had to start laughing because,

you know, I know you're into science fiction

and like the science fiction question always is,

okay, are you Star Wars or are you Star Trek?

- Oh I love them both.

I mean, I, well you know what--

- I would think you have to go with Star Wars though.

- You know what, I'm gonna go with Star Wars,

because I--

- And I know why. - Why?

- (laughs) Because of George Lucas.

- Yes!

Absolutely, so I'm Star Wars all day.

What your talking about is, I had the opportunity

to perform at George Lucas's wedding reception.

I was so excited, his wife saw me perform in Chicago,

Melody, and she was just like, "You have to, please come",

and I said, "Absolutely",

and I met Steven Spielberg there as well.

- [John] Wow.

- Who helped me get my gig on SNL,

'cause he's friends with the producer Lorne Michael,

but, you know he just put in a good word.

He said listen, I just saw this girl perform,

she needs to be on SNL,

and so, we ended up, with the help of my label,

and Steven getting on SNL.

So that was such a crazy time.

I got the opportunity to perform at the Skywalker Ranch.

In California, and right outside of San Francisco

and it was just an incredible night, incredible evening.

- [John] Ya know, when I was researching,

one of the things that really surprised me was,

I spend my time,

and I started out listening to a couple hours worth of audio

and I got like 45 pages worth of printed material.

(Janelle laughs)

And nowhere in the 45 pages of material did,

did of Montreal get mentioned.

- Oh really?

- [John] And the other thing that didn't get mentioned,

surprised me even more.

Which was your turn in the song from Fun,

- Oh - [John] And I just thought,

"Wow", she's got so much going on,

(laughs) that these things are just

dropping off the radar. - [Janelle] Really?

Aw, yeah.

It kinda reminded me of something my friends

and I used to say in high school.

And that is, if you're going fast enough,

you don't need a rear view mirror.

- [Janelle] Ah.

- [John] But it, it really is that thing,

were you have got so much going on.

It's almost dizzying.

- Yeah, yeah

- And sometimes you've got to sorta shake your head

and say.

- (laughs) Yes, absolutely.

There are still certain things that I'm just like wow.

I can't believe that I get the opportunity

to be here right now and I can't believe that I'm meeting

this person and doing these things,

and so, it's-it's truly already been an amazing journey

and this is, still feels like the beginning of my career.

You know, of course, long before I put out "The ArchAndroid"

my first full length project.

I was in Atlanta, Georgia, you know,

working as an independent artist.

Selling CD's out of my boarding house.

I lived with six other girls,

and working at Office Depot,

and, you know, living paycheck to paycheck.

But so passionate about my career,

and so passionate about being an artist.

And it takes hard work and dedication

and I'm just so thankful that, you know,

I have a support system, like Kansas City,

like my family still and I try to make the most

of all these opportunities.

You know I try and say something profound

or build with these powerful people that I'm meeting.

You know I was talking to you off camera

about, providing a performing arts school here,

in Kansas City, Kansas.

That is something that I really am passionate about,

and there's an urgency.

Also more foreign exchange programs.

I think that, kids need to already be thinking global.

Globally, not just this is it, this is the world around me.

They should get a taste of what it's like to travel abroad,

in school, you know I think that's so important,

that we instill those values in the young people.

I get the opportunity because, you know I'm an artist

and I'm writing music, you know,

but not everybody will get those opportunities.

And I pray everybody does,

and so that's why, I think it's just important that the

community come together,

and make the opportunities for the kids.

- [John] Well and, you know,

what a role model you're giving.

(scoffs)

- Thank you. (chuckles)

Thank you.

- You know the, the "Electric Lady", the new CD is,

an extension of the first cd in its own way,

but the message just keeps coming back to,

you know the same messages over and over.

Female empowerment, - [Janelle] Yes!

- The disenfranchise, the marginalized in society,

and you know to have someone..

I know you spent time today at your old high school.

- Mm-hmm.

- And they have to know that, that,

they are in now the same place that you were in.

- Mm-hmm.

Not to terribly long ago.

And that's the kind of thing that can have real effect.

Not a small, second-hand kinda thing,

that can move people, - [Janelle] Absolutely.

To change their own lives, - [Janelle] Absolutely.

- How was that experience for you?

- Emotional.

It was so emotional visiting, you know,

because as you said, these kids are in the same seats.

They're sitting in the same gymnasium that I sat in,

that I listened to, and listen to people come in and speak,

you know to us, and it is,

you know I always get nervous about those events

because I have so much to say.

I want something to resonate.

I want then to feel more empowered.

I want them to be more encouraged.

You just want to make sure you can get it all out

and you're not talking down to them,

because teenagers sometimes they're kinda hard.

I know I was.

It's just like you have to have a unique way of

approaching them for them to really get it.

And I just pray that everything I said resonated,

and it was a great time.

My old teachers were there, Mrs. Appleberry,

my English teacher and Mr. Ammens my music teacher

and so many people who helped me become the person

that I am, like I told them, I wish I would've

listened more, you know in high school.

I wish I would have.

I wish I would have focused, a little bit more.

- We talked about your love of science fiction

and you have the continuing story that's been

going through your CD's and androids.

- [Janelle] Yes, The Other.

- [John] Yes, and, and, but the android is a metaphor

for those marginalized. - Absolutely.

- And yet, there's also, sort of a real world link there

because of the work of Kurzweil.

- Mmm

- Who basically, is sort of saying,

that before to terribly long machines

and human beings are going to be indistinguishable.

- Right, yeah.

- Would you like to have, if it turns out like Kurzweil

thinks that it might.

Would you like to have your brain downloaded

when the time comes? (laughs)

So that you can live on in a machine.

- Sure, if it would help better humanity

and society, my thoughts and ideas in a positive manner.

Absolutely.

I would donate that if I was ready to pass on

and be gone.

Or even while I'm still alive.

That'd be awesome to have.

That'd be cool!

Shoot.

(John laughs)

Download, can we download.

If we could download Einstein's brain.

Just imagine if there were more Einsteins,

If there were more Salvador Dali's,

Picasso's, if there were more Harriet Tubmans.

Who knows?

I mean it could be an incredible asset to society.

- If I get my brain downloaded into an android,

I just want to make sure that the android has the

capability to still enjoy Gates.

(laughing)

Gates Bar-B-Que, right, that will be the feature,

that will be the feature.

In terms of food, feed me Gates.

(John laughs)

If it doesn't download in my mind,

you guys better go in and manually put it in.

The Gates Bar-B-Que, is something I have to think about,

at least three, four time a year.

- [John] Yeah.

Thanks for coming in and spending the time.

- Thank you.

- You know, I've made this same statement off camera,

but, you know, there are a lot of people who are ready

to partner with you.

Whenever you want to come back and do some things.

- Awe thank you so much, absolutely.

- [John] It's an open door.

- Let's make it happen,

and let's continue to nurture our community

and our young people,

and they can go out and they can be even better

then Janelle Monae.

- Thanks so much Janelle, - Thank you so much.

- [John] Appreciate it. - God bless you.

- [John] Janelle Monae on 90.9 The Bridge.

(hip-hop music)

♪ I got drank

♪ Whatcha need partner

♪ I felt like, if I come you'll come too ♪

♪ I dreamt that life is a place we run to ♪

♪ And I don't love, no I don't love you ♪

♪ I never will

♪ This was never real

♪ So if you don't talk to me again ♪

♪ I won't talk to you

♪ Anything I might actually feel ♪

♪ I might actually feel, actually chill ♪

♪ Hold on to the shadows that you actually feel ♪

♪ I don't know you, I don't owe you an explanation ♪

♪ Hold her until it's over, the vacation is vacant ♪

♪ Truth is, all you know is replacement ♪

♪ The stars shine through the empty spaces ♪

♪ It's a reminder that all we do is baseless ♪

♪ Divided that all we love turns faceless ♪

♪ Place it on our simplest thoughts ♪

♪ If the mass right is akin

♪ We all might be forgotten

♪ We live our lives in the tightest of knots ♪

♪ Relay on The Almighty to stop ♪

♪ I need to be breed to succeed ourselves ♪

♪ We don't want someone else

♪ We need someone else

♪ We walk around like the demons among us ♪

♪ And shake off the demons that don't want us ♪

♪ And I can feel it crawl back in my head again ♪

♪ The feeling

♪ I ain't calling you today

♪ Nobody's home, nobody's home

♪ I won't even pick up the phone ♪

♪ Nobody's home, nobody's home

♪ It's more than I want you to know ♪

♪ But I'm miles away here in Tokyo ♪

♪ Oh, Oh

♪ Tokyo

♪ And I don't know what's wrong ♪

♪ Don't know what's wrong

♪ And I don't know what's wrong ♪

♪ But I feel like calling you

♪ I feel like calling you

♪ I feel like calling you

♪ 'Cause I'm drunk

♪ 'Cause I'm drunk, I'm drunk

♪ I ain't calling you today

♪ Nobody's home, Nobody's home

♪ I won't even pick up the phone ♪

♪ Nobody's home, nobody's home

♪ There's more that I want you to know ♪

♪ But I'm all the way here in Tokyo ♪

♪ Oh, ohh

♪ Tokyo

♪ I ain't calling you today

♪ Nobody's home, nobody's home

♪ I won't even pick up the phone ♪

♪ Nobody's home, nobody's home

♪ There's more that I want you to know ♪

♪ But I'm all the way here in Tokyo ♪

♪ Oh, ohh

♪ Tokyo

(slow hip-hop music)

- Woo!

(Hip-hop music)

♪ I've been walking off the beaten path ♪

♪ Feet fleetin', heart beaten fast ♪

♪ Mind thinkin' free at last ♪ Free at last

♪ Free at last ♪ Free at last

♪ Free at last ♪ Free at last

♪ Heart beatin' fast, thinkin' free at last ♪

♪ I've been walking off the beatin' path ♪

♪ Feet fleetin', heart beatin' fast ♪

♪ Mind thinkin' free at last ♪ Free at last

♪ Free at last ♪ Free at last

♪ Free at last ♪ Free at last

♪ Heart beatin' fast, thinkin' free at last ♪

♪ Gotta brace yourself for something real ♪

♪ Something different

♪ Something for the cultures

♪ Give them somethin' uplifting ♪

♪ When you're young you're gifted ♪

♪ And you value independence

♪ Said Carl's future lookin' bright ♪

♪ Feel the premonition

♪ But I understand cross roads, dreams in the distance ♪

♪ You sittin' at a stop sign

♪ Questioning your vision

♪ Hearing voices telling you to stop ♪

♪ You can't listen

♪ Got some from wisdom from my homies ♪

♪ Hear the words, never twist 'em ♪

♪ And I wrestle with my thoughts ♪

♪ So I'm jumping off the top row ♪

♪ Wanna keep me out but I push until the lock broke ♪

♪ Top gun, I ain't talkin' 'bout black smoke ♪

♪ Talkin' 'bout bars so vivid they can pot grow ♪

♪ All I have is stark, so I tell myself ♪

♪ Focus on the man I wanna be

♪ Swimming with this current called life ♪

♪ Going up the stream, blowing up the scene ♪

♪ Thought I told 'em no

♪ Stopping, I am, I'm still living dreams ♪

♪ 'Cause I

♪ I've been walking off the beatin' path ♪

♪ Feet fleetin', heart beatin' fast ♪

♪ Mind thinking free at last ♪ Free at last

♪ Free at last ♪ Free at last

♪ Free at last ♪ Free at last

♪ Heart beatin' fast. Thinkin' free at last ♪

♪ I've been walkin' off the beatin' path ♪

♪ Feet fleetin', heart beatin' fast ♪

♪ Mind thinkin' free at last ♪ Free at last

♪ Free at last ♪ Free at last

♪ Free at last ♪ Free at last

♪ Heart beatin' fast thinkin' free at last, uh ♪

♪ I stay away from parts of town with lots of cops around ♪

♪ Not because I'm doing dirt

♪ 'Cause they think you shootin' first ♪

♪ Blah, blah

♪ Loud is, lay me on the ground is ♪

♪ Switching off their body cam

♪ Let 'em bleed foul

♪ Had that conversation with my pop ♪

♪ Early on

♪ Told me keep my hand up on that steering wheel ♪

♪ Stay strong

♪ Got a couple questions on my mind ♪

♪ I need some answers like

♪ Are they disappointed

♪ You expecting someone fancy

♪ Make your moves

♪ No permission wasn't born with the vantage ♪

♪ They talkin' 'bout some itch they never did ♪

♪ So outlandish

♪ I don't like the hype

♪ Always been the type to go and prove it ♪

♪ Celebration, short lived

♪ Focus so I show improvement

♪ D says style, style

♪ I figured that would do it

♪ And before we knew it

♪ Had a problem on our hands

♪ I ruin everything

♪ Best man who lost the wedding ring ♪

♪ No redemption for the maker

♪ Thanks for leaving, I'm self dependent ♪

♪ Anything you lost in the mix

♪ Well that's incidental

♪ But I'm free, no chains

♪ On my mental, no chains on my crime ♪

♪ Did things, nothing little

♪ Big things got hope, uplifting everything ♪

♪ Bring it

("Break" by BLKFLNL)

♪ Seven, five, three, one

♪ Seven, five, three, one

♪ Break

♪ I'ma break everything

♪ Break

♪ I'ma break everything

♪ Break

♪ Girl makin', throwin' stones in the classroom ♪

♪ Stones dope, pumping through the speakers in the classroom ♪

♪ Stone cold stuntin' pushin' buttons like an arcade ♪

♪ Curmudgeon playin' Tick Doug on the track ♪

♪ I bury all day

♪ Brush my black flannel off the ground ♪

♪ Was never glamorous

♪ Lookin' for some glamour, you can tell 'em ♪

♪ Cut the camera off

♪ Ball cap sittin' low

♪ My posture is the opposite

♪ Back straight, eyes and ears open ♪

♪ I'm staying cognizant

♪ Watching out for coppers

♪ 'Cause they never wore my confidence ♪

♪ 'Cause coppers just dangerous as the ♪

♪ Robbers that they boxing in

♪ Break

♪ D told me take, try bake for all they have man ♪

♪ Run the track once

♪ Told them easy task

♪ Pop has any BSI counter

♪ Breaking bread with my constituents ♪

♪ Hunger games, stomach pains

♪ Divided by the dividends

♪ Break, break, break, break

♪ I break it down

♪ Everything, kick knowledge for a minute ♪

♪ Break

♪ Seven, five, three, one

♪ Break

♪ Seven, five, three, one

♪ Break

♪ I'ma break everything

♪ Break

♪ I'ma break everything

♪ Break

♪ Craftsman, accolades and on tour ♪

♪ Skill prevalent, the axle less is evident ♪

♪ Random message in a bottle said ♪

♪ This is my best year

♪ I push your chatter off a cliff ♪

♪ You fallin' on some deaf ears ♪

♪ Hit'cha with a broken wrist

♪ Take a sister hit or miss

♪ Barry bonds, fouling it all

♪ I'ma hit the fence

♪ Break

♪ Trainer day, went sprinting never lost the steps ♪

♪ Ya I was dream chasin'

♪ But I caught it for I lost my breath ♪

♪ Ground hard, live dreams perfect cause effect ♪

♪ Lookin' for a spot

♪ You better check how deep the rocks get ♪

♪ I on the upper edge, removing disadvantage ♪

♪ Breaking news, we making moves you see ♪

♪ Walkin' in pajamas

♪ Missouri is my state

♪ But every time I go to Kansas ♪

♪ I still feel right at home

♪ Regardless where I'm standing ♪

♪ My city on the come up

♪ From sundown to sun up

♪ We run the town, you run the rups ♪

♪ It's simply interrupting us

♪ Break

♪ Five, three, one

♪ Break

♪ I'ma play everything

♪ Break

♪ I'ma pray everyday

♪ Break

♪ I'ma break everything

♪ Break

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