Stand Up (Lil Mama)

Why don't you come around, my way (way) my way my way (way) my way (way) (2x) Why don't you come around? Uh, Uh, Uh, why don't you come around (way, way, way) why don't you come around Walking down Williams through Mart and Blays (mart and blays) Call it Big Steps where I used to play (used to play) The girls in the park gotta lot to say (lot to say) Them girls over here threw they life away (life away) Cause they got babies and they just now head (just now head) They double numbers they mamas promoting this here The boys on the court playing basketball (basketball) They baby fathers they rather be boys and that's all Blays Rd. Stand up! (uh) Pre K Stand Up! (uh) East Coast Stand Up! (uh) You should Come around my way (2x) I'm from a place in Harlem Where the streets they look like Africa And the trees are in better condition than the homes so abandoned P S 197 Where I study my academic stare run And the books so worn and torn I can't think How they tried to cripple me Understood the lost side of me Thank god I had a good teacher on the side of me Showed me the right thangs to do Overcame these obstacles Haters stand up for the things that we've been through ooh Blays Rd. Stand up! (uh) Pre K Stand Up! (uh) East Coast Stand Up! (uh) You should Come around my way (2x) Here we got these buildings called projects but they ain't three stories They fill about ten on the block april flow go up by twenty Stories I tell be true story kids cut school and watch Maury Like if they ain't intelect in what's affecting my life I can't respect them But that's just they way of the ghetto People who come from where I'm from get it But we still gotta make a difference Stand up tall so the world can get it Teach kids pride insted of "Outside" Show another side and they show gon' rise Stop letting responsibilty fall I can tell you ain't been aroung my way at all Why don't you come around (way) So you can see what my (way) Eyes been seeing why (way) Why don't you come around Where we need directions (way) Respect in every lesson (way) Way, why don't you come around My way (way) my way my way (way) my way (way) (2x) Blays Rd. Stand up! (uh) Pre K Stand Up! (uh) East Coast Stand Up! (uh) (2x) You should come around my way You should come around Uh, Uh, Uh Uh, Uh, Uh