They Ask Me (J-Kwon)

Ya know, right now, whatever you smoke Right now 'cause they ask me, and they ask me And they ask me, they ask me Now they ask me How you know so much at 17 What you mean? You never seen a dysfuctional teen Mama cared for me Papa wasn't there for me Older brother sold dope and murph blurr for me Times got hard I had to get harder Let me take that back I had to get smarter 16, I had me a daughter Hold up J-Kwon lets get shit in order Baby mama that's a whole 'nother story Both too young both too horney Cell phone rung, but I didn't anwser Check my voice mail, my grandma got cancer Now she layin' up in a old folks home When it seamed like yesterday she was home A month later stroke poped up Her brain cells gone The last thing she said was let no one steer you wrong, I'm grown They ask me, do I believe in God So I ask them, did I defeat the odds Shit fucked up but I can't turn away now Sold dope around the town, self esteem way down Jessie made me tougher, he boxed me up My mama put me in the system, she locked me up Now this around the time that we lived on hanley When I think about it I don't know none of my family Except, for the immediate ones that's why I run to the streets and the jennings hand guns He don't talk much so everybody want to fight him Every school I went to nobody liked him Never could it be right I'd try sometimes So I chilled by myself and cry sometimes And all I ask from Gods to buy sometime Would I bring his name in it If I was lyin' Now look at what the fuck I did, done Terry Jones last son, this is a blessing I'm grown La, la, la, la, la, la, la Now they ask me how you know so much at 17 What you mean You never seen a dysfuctional teen La, la, la, la, la, la, la, woah Times got har I had to get harder Let me take that back I had to get smarter