The Set List

S1 E11 | FULL EPISODE

Topaz Jones at BRIC Celebrate Brooklyn! Festival

Come to the foot of the stage with live performances, exclusive back-stage access and in-depth artist interviews with The Set List. In this episode we’ll hear Brooklyn-based artist Topaz Jones hype up the crowd at BRIC’s annual outdoor summer concert series. Jones’ funk-inspired melodies meet his modern lyrics in a musical synthesis that he hopes inspires listeners to let loose and dance.

AIRED: May 08, 2019 | 0:27:03
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[ Instruments tuning ]

[ Indistinct conversations ]

[ "Toothache" plays ]

♪ Hey

My name is Topaz Jones, and I make funk-inspired hip hop.

It's Topaz Jones!

Jones: Music, for me, was so attached to family.

When I was a kid, I was on my way to the beach

with my parents, and they were playing Ohio Players.

And there's this part in the beginning of "Skin Tight"

where Sugarfoot goes "Wow, wow," right?

And he's, like, singing that.

And I started singing it in the back,

and I was like a baby at the time.

I was, like, in a car seat.

And my dad had never even paid attention

to that part of the song before, so he said --

he always told me, like, when --

when he heard me do that, he knew that I was, like,

paying attention to music on a different level.

For my song "Toothache,"

we wanted to have a violin player in it.

And I was in Penn Station, and this guy Myles

was just wailing on the violin, like, in Penn Station.

I went and talked to him for a little bit.

I was like, "Yo, I'd love to put you in a video."

We ended up doing the video.

He killed the video, um,

and he's just a super dope violinist, as well.

So we were just like, "---- why don't we have him come out

at the show and just, like,

bring what he brought to the video to the show?"

And I think it's, like, one of the cooler parts of the show.

♪♪

What I wanted to dedicate my life to was always music,

for as long as I can remember.

I want people to feel comfortable dancing again.

I want people to do more than just, like,

pump their arms up and down.

♪ One, two, three, four

♪♪

[ Cheers and applause ]

I want people to feel like it's cool to be yourself,

which is like the corniest kind of most overstated, uh,

message that people say.

And I'm saying, like, really, actually, like,

do the stuff that makes you happy.

That's kind of all I'm doing, is just, like, making music

that I feel like I wanna hear.

Brooklyn, I love you!

And I think it's forever!

♪♪

[ "Howlin' To The Moon" plays ]

Please welcome to the stage...

Topaz Jones!

What's up, Brooklyn?

♪ Shadows twist in the night ♪

♪ Oh, what a life

♪ I guess you gotta roll with the dice ♪

♪ I bet your bottom dollar and my soul with a price ♪

♪ I watch your skin glow as I drove through the light ♪

♪ Close, but we alright

♪ I need another dose-a, this is like mimosas ♪

♪ Couple wolves in the middle of a winter solstice, but ♪

♪ You bring out the animal in me ♪

♪ Got me sending messages my family shouldn't see ♪

♪ Every time I'm in it, I'm like ---- this ---- is sweet" ♪

♪ I think you the type of meat that a cannibal would eat ♪

♪ But I don't wanna damage your physique ♪

♪ Have to pay the fee for lawyers ♪

♪ And the damages you'd seek

♪ Couldn't stand to see you weep, love it when you scream ♪

♪ It's a fantasy we keep under covers where you dream, ah ♪

♪ Howlin' to the moon

♪ Howlin' to the moon

♪ Ooo-ooo-oooh ♪ Yeah

♪ Howlin' to the moon ♪ Yeah

♪ Callin' out for you ♪ What's up?!

♪ Howlin' to the moon ♪ Howlin' to the moon

♪ Ooo-ooo-ooh ♪ Yeah

♪ Howlin' to the moon ♪ Uh-huh

♪ Callin' out for you

♪ I gotta have it

♪ Such a trip

♪ Oh, oh, baby

♪ I gotta have it

♪ You just might be it

♪ Intoxicated

♪ Intoxicated

♪ Sweet perfume

♪ Unh, last night I had you howling at the moon ♪

♪ You bring out the animal in me ♪

♪ Got me sending messages my family shouldn't see ♪

♪ Every time I'm in it, I'm like ---- this ---- is sweet" ♪

♪ I think you the type of meat that a cannibal would eat ♪

♪ But I don't want to handle the deceit ♪

♪ Leave it all under the rug for the janitor to sweep ♪

♪ Couldn't stand to see you weep, love it when you scream ♪

♪ It's a fantasy we keep under covers where you dream, ah ♪

♪ Howlin' to the moon

♪ Howlin' to the moon

♪ Ooo-ooo-oooh ♪ Yeah

♪ Howlin' to the moon ♪ Hey

♪ Callin' out for you ♪ Uh-huh

♪ Howlin' to the moon ♪ Howlin' to the moon

♪ Ooo-ooo-ooh

♪ Howlin' to the moon ♪ Hey, yo

♪ Callin' out for you Lemme hear you say,

♪ Howlin' to the moon "Hey, yo!"

♪ Ooo-ooo-oooh All right, lemme hear you say,

♪ Howlin' to the moon Hey, yo!

♪ Callin' out for you That's right! Everybody, do it!

♪ Howlin' to the moon Hey, yo!

♪ Ooo-ooo-oooh One more time, lemme hear you!

♪ Howlin' to the moon Go! Hey, yo!

♪ Callin' out for you ♪ One, two, three, four

♪♪

♪ I'm howlin' to the moon

We're just getting started, Brooklyn.

Break it down. Break it down.

♪ Howlin' to the moon

♪ Ooo-ooo-ooh ♪ Oh, oh, ooh

♪ Howlin' to the moon

♪ Callin' out for you

♪ Howlin' to the moon

♪ Ooo-ooo-ooh ♪ Oh

♪ Howlin' to the moon

♪ Callin' out for you

[ Cheers and applause ]

Gimme a second, Kashaka.

Brooklyn, what's up?!

[ Cheers and applause ]

I love this energy.

I feel like y'all ready to have a good time.

My name is Topaz Jones.

And if you ready to have a good time tonight,

lemme hear you say, "Yeah!"

[ All shouting "Yeah!" ]

I'm about to do some songs from my album, "Arcade."

Lemme hear you say, "Arcade."

[ All shouting "Arcade!" ]

Aw, let's do it to 'em, man.

[ "Powerball" plays ]

♪ Aghhhh

♪♪

This song is called "Powerball."

I see y'all on this side.

What's up over here? Look!

♪ Last night I had a dream I won the Powerball ♪

♪ Filthy stinkin' rich

♪ More millions than I could shower off ♪

♪ Everybody shouting loud while the announcer counting off ♪

♪ Read the last number

♪ Neighbors running in from down the hall ♪

♪ Jumping, spilling alcohol over my button down ♪

♪ Yeah, I'mma down it all, I'm about to bawl ♪

♪ Eyes was water fountains all night ♪

♪ Couldn't even sleep, was too afraid of someone ♪

♪ Stealing my receipt while I was dreaming ♪

♪ Woke up cocky, smoked a gotti, on the next thing steamin' ♪

♪ FaceTimeing with my mama and she beamin' ♪

♪ Told my grandmother that I got her ♪

♪ But I got to watch my cousins ♪

♪ 'Cause a couple of 'em already scheming ♪

♪ ---- shame, can't believe it ♪

♪ Somebody pinch me, am I still breathing? ♪

♪ Week ago I was in a pinch for dough, now I'm cheesing ♪

♪ Could save it for my unborn seed, let it blossom ♪

♪ But this green must've landed ♪

♪ In my palms for a reason

♪ Said, hey! ♪ What's going on?

♪ Nothing but the rent

♪ Nothing but the rent, nothing but the rent ♪

♪ What's going on?

♪ Nothing but the rent, nothing but the rent ♪

I gotta get my shot on for the cameraman!

♪ Oh-oo-oh, ooh-whoa

♪ Nothing but the rent, nothing but the rent ♪

♪ Nothing but the rent

♪ What's going on?

♪ Nothing but the rent

♪ Nothing but the rent, nothing but the rent ♪

Prospect Park, make some noise!

♪ Everybody wanna have it all

♪ But how you gonna get it?

♪ If you're still waiting on the ball ♪

♪ If you don't jump

♪ How you gon' get down?

♪ Ow, ow, ow

♪ If you don't jump

♪ How you gon' get down?

♪ Ow, ow, ow

♪♪

♪ Unh, let's get down to brass tacks, that's facts ♪

♪ Stack paper like I'm faxing it ♪

♪ I pull up

♪ Look like they took a laxative ♪

♪ Whiplashing 'em, it's 'bout to be an accident ♪

♪ Asking the Realtor about cribs ♪

♪ How many of us can crash in it? ♪

♪ Never write a check that your ---- can't cash in ♪

♪ I came prepared, got change to spare ♪

♪ Only thing scared bread ever did -- turn stale ♪

♪ I graduated, all they gave me was a piece of paper ♪

♪ No good job, no goodbye, not even see you later ♪

♪ It's up in the air, say a prayer ♪

♪ That I land on some land, least an acre ♪

♪ No more nights laying on the floor, belly aching ♪

♪ Raking in the profit, bringing home the bacon ♪

♪ If I'm not mistaken

♪ Skating on ice thin enough that I could break it ♪

♪ Hey, you really want it all?

♪ You really want it all?

♪ I said, hey! ♪ What's going on?

♪ Nothing but the rent

♪ Nothing but the rent, nothing but the rent ♪

Hands up, now wave, and wave, and wave, and wave!

♪ Oh-ooh-oh, ooh-whoa

♪ What's going on?

♪ Nothing but the rent

♪ Nothing but the rent, nothing but the rent ♪

♪ What's going on?

♪ Nothing but the rent

♪ Nothing but the rent, nothing but the rent ♪

-Hey, Brooklyn in the house! -Without a doubt!

♪ Everybody wanna have it all

♪ But how you gonna get it?

♪ If you're still waiting on the ball ♪

♪ If you don't jump

♪ How you gonna get down?

♪ Ow, ow, ow

♪ If you don't jump

♪ How you gonna get down?

♪ Ow, ow, ow

Everybody clap!

♪ Everybody wanna have it all

♪ But how you gonna get it?

Y'all gotta clap on-beat, though.

♪ If you're still waiting on the ball ♪

♪ If you don't jump

♪ How you gonna get down?

♪ Ow, ow, ow

♪ If you don't jump

♪ How you gonna get down?

♪ Ow, ow, ow

♪♪

[ Song ends ]

[ Cheers and applause ]

Y'all like funk?

[ All shouting "Yeah!" ] Kinda?

We gonna put 'em to the test. Let's see if they know this.

[ "Me, Myself & I" plays ]

♪ Yeah, yeah, hey

♪ It's just me, myself, and I

♪ If you know it, if you know it ♪

♪ Sing along, sing along, sing along, sing along, go ♪

♪ Oh, oh, oh, oh

♪ Oh, oh-oh, oh-oh, oh

♪ Oh

Huh!

♪ Oh, oh, oh, oh

♪ Oh, oh-oh, oh-oh, oh

♪ All right

♪ Mmmmmmm

♪ Yeah, yeah, hey

This is called "Motion Sickness."

Look. Now lemme see you two-step.

♪ Two-step, two-step

♪ Two-step, everybody, two-step ♪

Oh, yeah, I like that dance. I love that.

♪♪

♪ You've got that somethin' about'cha, baby ♪

♪ Your body sways like the ocean waves ♪

♪ Ah, ooh

♪ I'm gettin' lost in your undertow ♪

♪ Feelin' my soul is floatin' away ♪

♪ Well, well, I don't wanna hold you back ♪

♪ Said don't do that

♪ See your eyes reflect in mine ♪

♪ Inside of the cool water blue ♪

♪ I don't wanna hold you back

♪ Said don't do that

♪ Motion sickness got me wishin' ♪

Where my ladies at?

♪ Watchin' the tide passin' through ♪

♪ Discussion, how come you never make time for me? ♪

♪ The subject eatin' me alive, on my mind for weeks ♪

♪ I'm crushin'

♪ You give me grapes, I could make wine with ease ♪

♪ She blushin'

♪ But ain't got no time to cheat ♪

♪ I'm bluffin'

♪ How come every time your girl come around ♪

♪ You say he just a friend, was it just pretend? ♪

♪ Been too long just to end

♪ I knew you long time ago

♪ I was so unadjusted then

♪ I came back, though, I came back, though ♪

♪ Yeah, who you thought I came back for? ♪

♪ And your body probably make an hourglass go, "Ooh!" ♪

♪ Tell the waiter bring another glass for you ♪

♪ 'Cause I'm back home, that's right, I'm back home ♪

♪ I promise you this ain't the same ♪

♪ Topaz Jones

♪ Sneakin' through the back door ♪

♪ It's a couple things I left out ♪

♪ But you got me so stressed out when you say ♪

♪ I don't wanna hold you back

♪ Said don't do that

♪ See your eyes reflect in mine ♪

♪ Inside of the cool water blue ♪

♪ I don't wanna hold you back

♪ Said don't do that

♪ Motion sickness got me wishin' ♪

♪ Watchin' the tide passin' through ♪

♪ I don't wanna hold you back

♪ See your eyes reflect in mine ♪

♪ Yeah, yeah

♪ I don't wanna hold you back

♪ Motion sickness

Brooklyn, what I need y'all to do --

I need to see you get those hands high!

Hands high! Hands high!

Hands high!

-Say ---- yeah! ----- yeah!

-Say ---- yeah! ----- yeah!

♪ Say nah, nah, nah, nah, nah, nah, nah, ooh ♪

♪ Nah, nah, nah, nah, nah, nah, nah, ooh ♪

Lemme hear you sing!

♪ Nah, nah, nah, nah, nah, nah, nah, ooh ♪

♪ Nah, nah, nah, nah, nah, nah, nah, ooh ♪

♪ Hey, I don't wanna hold you back ♪

♪ Said don't do that

♪ See your eyes reflect in mine ♪

♪ Inside of the cool water blue ♪

♪ I don't wanna hold you back

♪ Said don't do that

♪ Motion sickness got me wishin' ♪

♪ Watchin' the tide passin' through ♪

♪ I don't wanna hold you back

♪ See your eyes reflect in mine ♪

♪ Yeah

♪ I don't wanna hold you back

♪ Motion sickness got me wishin' ♪

♪ Watchin' the tide passin' through ♪

[ Cheers and applause ]

So, uh, I wanna bring a friend of mine out, if that's cool.

Uh, he's a very talented guy I just met one day

in Penn Station on some random...

But he's super talented.

Ladies and gentlemen, can y'all make some noise

for Myles Gittens?

[ Cheers and applause ]

[ "Toothache" plays ]

♪♪

♪ Ah, ah, ah, ah

♪ Ah, ah

-♪ Ah, ah, ah, ah -That's old school.

-That's old school. -♪ Ah, ah

-Y'all know what this is. -What it is.

♪ Ah, ah, ah, ah

♪ Ah, ah

-♪ Ah, ah, ah, ah -It's Topaz Jones!

If you came to dance, this is your chance right now.

-Hey, hey! -♪ Ooh, babe

♪ I tried to keep composure, but it's too late ♪

♪ I just want a taste, you sweet like Kool-Aid ♪

♪ One look all it take to catch a toothache ♪

♪ Hey!

-♪ ---- -Unh!

♪ I don't know what you waiting for ♪

♪ In NYC, it's all about the weight you throw ♪

♪ It's all "Sex in the City" like HBO ♪

♪ They won't let you in the club with the ratio ♪

♪ On the stage like James, no Maceo ♪

♪ Once you down already, ain't no place to go ♪

♪ 2nd down already I got plays to go ♪

♪ Lost control of the cruise like Katie Holmes ♪

♪ Y'all should know not to play with Jones ♪

♪ Worldwide, they appreciate the flow ♪

♪ Got a couple checks, I just save it though ♪

♪ I'm no accountant, I could count like Basie, though ♪

♪ Lookin' round like, "Where my 40 acres go?" ♪

♪ I bet I earned that about a 8th ago ♪

♪ She say ya better stay away if your paper low ♪

♪ It's her birthday, she looking for the cake to blow, oh ♪

♪ Buzzin' for you, honey bee

♪ I need your sugar rush

♪ Promise, baby, I won't bite

♪ I'm fiending for your love

♪ Buzzin' for you, honey bee

♪ I need your sugar rush

♪ Promise, baby, I won't bite

♪ I'm fiending for your love

♪ Say cheese for the picture

♪ Sweet like a Swisher

♪ You the sugar, honey, iced tea ♪

♪ They say you're way outta my league ♪

♪ I ain't gotta trick, it's my treat ♪

♪ Hands high it's a stick up, I ride with my ---- but ♪

♪ Wouldn't mind you in the front seat ♪

♪ They act a fool, can't take 'em anywhere we go ♪

♪ Yeah, you cool, but getcha hands off my stereo ♪

♪ Chillin' with them Kylie Jens, kiss made of collagen ♪

♪ I see you modelin', at least get some college in ♪

♪ I mean at least get ya GED

♪ Oh, someone please call the CDC ♪

♪ TBT, they ain't see me as a threat, look ♪

♪ Now I'm hittin' triple double like I'm Russell Westbrook ♪

♪ Get shook when they hear the way I'm coming now ♪

♪ I hold the summer down, what's with all the run around? ♪

♪ Wild goose chase, I'm done with it ♪

♪ I shoot fades, y'all duckin' it ♪

♪ Y'all shoot bricks, you bucketless ♪

♪ Every year, I gotta write a new bucket list ♪

♪ Don't make me call you by your government ♪

♪ Rappers ain't ---- without they publicist ♪

♪ Something's up with these girls on the Net ♪

♪ Man, the booty on Reebok, what you pump it with? ♪

♪ I'm getting right to the pumpernickel ♪

♪ Traveling like I just double dribbled ♪

♪ Euro stepping, I studied the fundamentals ♪

♪ Oughta tell flex drop a...missile ♪

♪ A couple issues need addressing, right? ♪

♪ Academy, we teaching lessons like ♪

♪ When you see me, better recognize ♪

♪ As bad as she is, I might let it slide ♪

♪ Buzzin' for you, honey bee

♪ I need your sugar rush

♪ Hey

♪ Promise, baby, I won't bite

♪ I'm fiending for your love

♪ Buzzin' for you, honey bee

♪ I need your sugar rush

♪ Promise, baby, I won't bite

♪ I'm fiending for your love

You know what? Turn the music off.

[ Song ends ]

[ Cheers and applause ]

[ "Pleasure Pain Passion" plays ]

♪♪

This is called "Pleasure Pain Passion."

Okay.

♪ Unh

♪ I can't ♪ Keep from lookin' at ya

♪ I lay ♪ Beneath the queen's mattress

♪ Unh, ooh, child ♪ You're sweeter than molasses

♪ Catchin' ♪ A feen for my reaction

♪ I know ♪ I'm preachin' to the pastor

♪ What we have is supernatural

♪ Pleasure ♪ Pain, passion

♪ Ladies make some noise!

♪ Pleasure, pain, passion

♪ Gimme the funk

♪ Gimme the glow

♪ Look in the grass, smell like a gram ♪

♪ Need me a roll

♪ Got me here, got her, she see through my soul ♪

♪ Call her gettin' to know you, ooh, ooh ♪

♪ Piece of my fight in the lights with you ♪

♪ Stay on my mind, sit on my throne ♪

♪ Took me some time to build you a shrine ♪

♪ I'm still in the zone, zone, zone, zone ♪

♪ Fingers work to the bone, yeah ♪

♪ Don't you turn me to stone, yeah ♪

♪ At your palace, they come from far and wide to worship ♪

♪ Hey, unh

♪ I think no man should have a chance at perfect ♪

♪ If I can't

♪ I can't ♪ Keep from lookin' at ya

♪ I lay ♪ Beneath the queen's mattress

♪ Ooh, child ♪ You're sweeter than molasses

♪ Catchin' ♪ A feen for my reaction

♪ I know ♪ I'm preachin' to the pastor

♪ What we have is supernatural

♪ Pleasure ♪ Pain, passion

Let's break it down.

♪ Pleasure, pain, passion

♪ Unh, pleasure

♪ Pain, passion

♪ Unh, pleasure

♪ Pain, passion

♪ Unh, pleasure

♪ Hey, pain, passion

♪ Unh, pleasure

♪ Pain, passion

[ Song ends ]

[ Cheers and applause ]

Y'all tired yet?!

[ Cheers and applause ]

I got a good night's sleep, so we could go all night.

They over there like, "No, you cannot, sir.

Please wrap it up."

[ Cheers and applause ]

Let's see. One, two more? What are we gonna do?

Uh-huh!

[ "Tropicana" plays ]

Hey, hey.

Unh!

♪ Tropicana, groovy punch sipping ♪

♪ That's right! I'm usually up

♪ Whipping for the stereo, stereo ♪

♪ Hey, Tropicana, watch 'em go bananas ♪

♪ When they see the whip they be like "There he go" ♪

♪ Coming in on the 1, no time for the 2 ♪

♪ 369, she fine, I'mma choose

♪ Funk and the rock, I'm a genre confused ♪

♪ ---- if the shoe fits, don't mind if I do ♪

♪ Just climbed out the blue into the gold ♪

♪ Only thing I never did was fit to the mold ♪

♪ They did what they told, I did what I felt like ♪

♪ Hulk Hogan, please don't mind if I belt like ♪

♪ Rawr! ♪ Intro unnecessary

♪ I been dope, young legendary

♪ I'm a fire, need a hose and some hoes, I suppose ♪

♪ I should hire me a secretary, ah! ♪

♪ I ain't always been the best Samaritan, still I try ♪

♪ I ain't gotta go confessing every sin, but I will not lie ♪

♪ Don't kill my high, on some matador ---- ♪

♪ Don't mean much to me when you scheme on the low ♪

♪ Don't mean mug at me, be mad at your chick ♪

♪ She my trap queen, cooking in the fortress ♪

♪ What up, Fetty?

♪ Know they wasn't ready for the brand-new heavy ♪

♪ Funk for your mind, body, and soul, soul ♪

♪ If it don't bump in the trunk, I'm like adios, I'm a ♪

♪ Tropicana, groovy punch sipping ♪

♪ I'm usually up, whipping for the stereo, stereo ♪

♪ Hey, Tropicana, watch 'em go bananas ♪

♪ When they see the whip, they be like ♪

♪ "There he go, there he go"

♪ Like ahh on the 2 this time

♪ Gotta whole new attitude this time ♪

♪ Ahh, that's you, this mine

♪ Look what a rapper do to get signed ♪

♪ Ahh, I can't believe my eyes

♪ My ears, might lose my mind

♪ I hear he a killer, and you still say "Free my bro" ♪

♪ Truth be told, he should do his time ♪

♪ But, hey, that's another song ♪

♪ That's...

♪ What go around, come around, one day it'll come along ♪

♪ I done come a long way, I been running off fumes ♪

♪ In pursuit of that ---- success ♪

♪ I can already smell her perfume, sweet like chariots ♪

♪ Swinging low where the berries picked ♪

♪ Verified, it's very lit

♪ Got a state on your back, can you carry it? ♪

♪ Don't drop that dun-dun-dun

♪ The dunce in the cap that was once in the back of the class ♪

♪ Didn't know how to act, but I passed, didn't I? ♪

♪ Do what I said, did I lie?

♪ Okay, I'll wait

♪ You wanna stay alive?

♪ Then you gotta look him dead in the eyes ♪

♪ Everybody sing

♪ 'Cause I'm a

♪ Tropicana, groovy punch sipping ♪

♪ That's right, I'm usually up

♪ Whipping for the stereo, stereo ♪

♪ Hey, Tropicana, watch 'em go bananas ♪

♪ When they see the whip, they be like ♪

♪ "There he go, there he go"

♪♪

♪ Hey!

♪♪

Usually up, whippin' for the stereo, stereo

[ Song ends ]

Yo.

[ Cheers and applause ]

This my last song tonight. Y'all been great.

[ "For the Better" plays ]

You can find me on the Internets @TopazJones.

I gotta plug that part, you know?

You know how that be.

Yo, let's get your lighter and phones up.

Cellphones up -- lighters, whatever.

♪ I think it's for the better

♪ That's why I feel the worst

♪ 'Cause even though you held me down back then ♪

This is beautiful!

♪ I would never do the same in reverse ♪

♪ You say you don't mind

Lights up! Whoooooooo!

♪ I wouldn't be the first

♪ To try to make it work with somebody ♪

♪ Who don't treat me the way I deserve ♪

Let's go! 1, 2, 3!

♪ I think about you when I'm high ♪

♪ I called you up when I was low ♪

♪ You would pull up front with the wraps ♪

♪ And the snacks, and a bag of the dro ♪

♪ Break it down, and I'mma roll ♪

♪ What we doing? I don't know ♪

♪ But you might as well stay

♪ Know the way the cars sway when there's ice on the road ♪

♪ This the night that i chose to live the life I'm supposed ♪

♪ I been nice with the flows, kids hype at the show ♪

♪ Midnight getting throwed ♪ Throwed, throwed

♪ Tryna make it on my own ♪ On my own

♪ Ain't no place where I belong ♪

♪ I've been waiting on it all this time, yeah ♪

♪ Just so I could ♪ Call it mine, yeah

♪ And i think it's for the

♪ For the, for the

♪ I would let you down if I let up ♪

♪ I get up and think about ways to do better, but you never ♪

♪ Relate to that world peace ---- it's too meta ♪

♪ I told you I was the truth like a newsletter ♪

♪ Wanna tie the noose? Let 'em ♪

♪ Cold like I'm nude sledding

♪ Couple million plays, yeah, who's checking? ♪

♪ What I gotta do to get you two stepping? ♪

♪ If the mood right, who's stressing? ♪

♪ No pain, no gain, that's a new lesson ♪

♪ I'mma shoot my shot till I need a new weapon ♪

♪ Take a few seconds but I think it's for the ♪

♪ Better

♪ That's why I feel the worst

♪ 'Cause even though you held me down back then ♪

♪ I would never do the same in reverse ♪

Now, whoever it was who had the cast

that I got to sign, where you at?

Somebody got a cast. ♪ To try to make it work with somebody ♪

Let's go! ♪ Who don't treat me the way I deserve ♪

1, 2, 3!

♪ I think about you when I'm high ♪

♪ I called you up when I was low ♪

♪ You would pull up front with the wraps ♪

♪ And the snacks and a bag of the dro ♪

♪ Break it down, and I'mma roll ♪

♪ What we doing? I don't know ♪

♪ But you might as well stay

♪ Know the way the cars sway when there's ice on the road ♪

♪ This the night that i chose

♪ To live the life I'm supposed ♪

♪ I been nice with the flows, kids hype at the show ♪

♪ Midnight getting throwed

♪ Tryna make it on my own ♪ On my own

♪ Ain't no place where I belong ♪

♪ I've been waiting on it all this time, yeah ♪

♪ Just so I could call it mine, yeah ♪

[ Cheers and applause ]

Brooklyn, I love you!

My name is Topaz Jones. Y'all been wonderful.

I really appreciate it from the bottom of my heart.

There's new music coming soon, there's videos coming soon.

If this your first time rockin' with me,

have a good night, and I love you.

♪ And I think it's for the better ♪

♪♪

Wait, sorry.

Oooooooooooooh!

I hope you like this.

♪♪

Man: Make some noise for Topaz Jones!

[ Cheers and applause ]

♪ I don't wanna hold you back

♪ Said don't do that

♪ See your eyes reflect in mine ♪

♪ Inside of the cool water blue ♪

♪ I don't wanna hold you back

♪ Said don't do that

♪ Motion sickness got me wishin' ♪

♪ Watchin' the tide passing through ♪

♪ I don't wanna hold you back

♪ See your eyes reflect in mine ♪

♪ Yeah, yeah

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