Ice T - You Played Yourself LyricsVerse 1This is it, dope from the fly kidThe ice mic is back with the high bidSuckers youve lost cos players youre not, gangstas you aintYoure faintin, punk, if you ever heard a gunshotYo, the pusher, the player, the pimp gangsta, the hustlerHigh roller, dead pres folderIs cold lampin like a black king on a throneEvil e...turn up the microphoneSo I can ill and break on the rollin tapeAnother album to make? greatIslam turn the bass kick up a bitHype the snare, now I got a place to sitAnd ride the track like a black mack in his lacHit the corner slow where the girls are atAnd kick game the way it should be doneHow you gonna drop science? youre dumbStupid ignorant, dont even talk to meAt school you dropped math, science and historyAnd then you get on the mic and try to act smartWell let me tell you one thing, you got heartTo perpetrate, youre bait, so just waitTill the press shove a mic in your faceOr you meet boogie down or chuck dStetsasonic or the big daddyAnd they ask you about the game you claim you gotDrop science now, why not?You start to sweat and fret, it gets hotHowd you get into this spot?You played yourself...Yo, yo, you played yourself...Verse 2Im no authority but I know the d-e-a-lWhen it comes to dealin with the femalesWhat you got they want, cash is what they needSlip sucker and theyll break you with speedBut you meet a freak, you try to turn her outSpendin moneys what Im talkin aboutBut you fool out, your pockets got blew outAnd after the date, no boots, you got threw outMad and shook cos your duckets got tookCall her up, phones off the hookBut who told you to front and flaunt your grip?You cant buy no relationshipYou played yourself...Yo, homeboy, you played yourself...Verse 3Im in the mc game, a lot of mcs frontAnd for the money theyre sell out stuntsBut they claim that theyre rich and that they keep cashYo, let me straighten this out fastTwo hundred thousand records soldAnd these brothers start yellin bout gold?You better double that, then double that againAnd still dont get sooped, my friendYou think youve made it, youre just a lucky manGuess who controls your destiny, fansBut you diss em cos you think youre a starThat attitude is rude, you wont get farCos theyll turn on you quick, youll drop like a brickUnemployments where youll sitNo friends cos you dissed em tooNo money, no crew, youre throughYou played yourself...Thats right, you played yourself...You played yourself...Yo, yo, you played yourself...Verse 4You got problems, you claim you need a breakBut every dollar you get you takeStraight to the dopeman, try to get a beam upYour idle time is spent tryna scheme upAnother way to get money for a jumboWhen you go to sleep you count five-osLyin and cheatin, everybody youre beatinDirty clothes and youre skinny cos you havent been eatinYou ripped off all your family and your friendsNowhere does your larceny endAnd then you get an idea for a big moveAn armed robbery...smoothBut everything went wrong, somebody got shotYou couldnt get away, the cops roll, youre poppedAnd now youre locked, yo, lampin on death rowSocietys fault? noNobody put the crack into the pipeNobody made you smoke off your lifeYou thought that you could do dope and still stay cool? fool.You played yourself...You played yourself...Aint nobody elses fault, you played yourself.