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Diallo
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Verse 1
Boy I am so tired
I'll be glad when I get inside the house
Oh, I dropped my keys
Oh what tis bright light?
My God they must gonna rob me
Who these people with them all at they gonna rob me
I'm gonna take out my wallet to make sure they just get the money
Nothing else..
Oh it's the police (whew)
I feel so much better
I will show them, I have my ID
so they know I am good people
Verse 2
Even though I walk through the valley of the shadow of death
I fear no evil for thou art with me thou ride with me
J-J-Jah! Ras-tafari
I can't forget you knotty dreads, y'all up in here
I gotta respect that, youknowhatI'msayin?
Night is in the air
Verse 3
Enemy.. on the borderline
Who'll be the next to fire
forty-one shots by Diallo's side?
Verse 4
You said he reached sir
but he didn't have no piece sir
But now he rest in peace sir
in the belly of the beast sir
Verse 5
You guys are vampires
in the middle of the night
Suckin on human blood
Is that your appetite?
Verse 6
You said he reached sir
but he didn't have no piece sir
But now he rest in peace sir
in the belly of the beast sir
Verse 7
Have you ever been shot
forty-one times?
Have you ever screamed
and no one heard you cry?
Have you ever died
only so you can live?
Have you ever lived
only so you can die again, then be born again
from these enemies, on the borderline
Who'll be the next to fire
forty-one shots by Diallo's side?
Verse 8
You said he reached sir
but he didn't have no piece sir
But now he rest in peace sir
in the belly of the beast sir
Verse 9
You guys are vampires
in the middle of the night
Suckin on human blood
Is that your appetite sir?
Verse 10
You said he reached sir
but he didn't have no piece sir
But now he rest in peace sir
in the belly of the beast sir
Verse 11
Diallo, Diallo - similar to Steven Biko
Diallo, Diallo - you told me the murder was an error
Diallo, Diallo - but every man will be judged
Diallo, Diallo - according to his words
Verse 12
Have you ever been held
against your will?
Taken to a dark place
where not even scientists can reveal?
So what is for Ceasar
let it be for Ceasar
Cause we don't want no peace
We want equal rights and justice.. for
Verse 13
Diallo, Diallo - similar to Steven Biko
Diallo, Diallo - you tell me that the murder was an error
Diallo, Diallo - but every man will be judged
Diallo, Diallo - according to his words
Verse 14
You know what?
You told me - that I wouldn't understand man
Tonight some cry - in the streets a burial
Survival of the fittest - only the strong will survive
How can I survive - with forty-one shots by my side?
Verse 15
You guys are murderers
in the middle of the night
Killin innocent people
is that your appetite? Ohhh
Verse 16
You said he reached sir
but he didn't have no piece sir
But now he rest in peace sir
in the belly of the beast sir
Verse 17
You guys are vampires
in the middle of the night
Suckin on human blood
Is that your appetite?
Verse 18
You said he reached sir
but he didn't have no piece sir
But now he rest in peace sir
in the belly of the beast sir - lick a shot for
Verse 19
Diallo, Diallo - similar to Steven Biko
Diallo, Diallo - I can hear your spirit callin, I can hear it
Diallo, Diallo - Ten thousand chariots with no riders
Diallo, Diallo - They on they way to America, I hear the tribe singin
Verse 20
They're sayin -
Verse 21
Diallo Diallo, tuye' Diallo
Diallo Diallo, tuye' Diallo
Diallo Diallo, tuye' Diallo
Diallo Diallo, tuye' Diallo
Diallo Diallo, tuye' Diallo
Diallo Diallo, tuye' Diallo
Diallo Diallo, tuye' Diallo
Diallo Diallo, tuye' Diallo
Diallo Diallo, tuye' Diallo
Diallo Diallo, tuye' Diallo
Diallo Diallo, tuye' Diallo
Diallo Diallo, tuye' Diallo
Diallo Diallo, tuye' Diallo
Diallo Diallo, tuye' Diallo
Se menm jen yo te tuye Matim Luther King
Amadou Diallo..
Verse 22
Now there ain't but 20,000 police in the whole town
Can you dig it? Can you dig it? CAN YOU DIG IT?!?!

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