Outlawz - Maintain Lyrics[edi - talking]Uh, time done came, maintainThis for all them niggaz in the game, you know? hustlin, street lifeGettin that money, niggaz gotta maintain, you know? holla! (yeah)[napolean - verse 1]The streets is a mother *****er, and I done said it beforeDrive-bys, crack heads knockin at your front doorAll them race for the money at the end of the roadFully-loaded by my waist, Im bout to explodeIm on a mission for the money, aint shit funnyPut a hole in your tummy, leave you smellin like a mummyYou crossed the game that the streets dont likeAnd *****in with the outlawz will get you killed tonightI guzzle my pipe and think about the shit I aint never had (uh-huh)Just write my frustrations on my notepadAnd life aint nothin but a toe-tagWhen I was three years old, I done known that[supreme c - verse 2]And yo the game got a nigga *****ed upI dont know who to trust, but I know just who to bust (bow)Change your main form to ashes to dustMinds stay corrupt, Im a killa in the cutI crush any competitor, writin back his editorLeave your body leakin, its supreme c speakinPledge you then a edge you on, yo you just a pawnYoure runnin with the big boys, one move youre goneIm explosive when my rap over-dosesLabel me ferocious on wanted signs postedSee me on the screen like blood on murder scenesMidnight screams, sharp-shooter teamThe williest, silliest, but yet Im dead seriousHate me with a passion up in the club mashinFoul minds, Im in your ears like a loud nineHoldin off screamin, yeah niggaz its about timeIts on again, got a brother feelin born againI swore to win then, naturally my orders inRecorded and stated, let the record show I made itThis dated when we blewin, and how you mother *****ers tradedOutlawz![chorus - napolean & edi]Gettin that money it aint no tellin man (aint no tellin)You hustlin and strugglin and niggaz say you changed (huh)One time, knockin they hotter with change (with change)They eyes was watchin, but still we maintain (maintain)Your baby momma gone say she want some change (aint that a *****)Niggaz used to know, since you rollin game (oh)*****in with that money now your brain tameYou *****in the game and yo we maintain![young noble - verse 3]And you aint never had a nigga thatll die for youAnd you aint never had a nigga thatll cry for youAnd you aint never had a nigga thatll pay your rentAnd you aint never know niggaz that was truly legitAnd you aint never had soldiers thatll hold you downAnd you aint never know killers that loan you poundsAnd you aint never had *****es thatll ***** the clanBetter yet, have *****es thatll ***** your manAnd you aint never had soldiers to floss the weekYou couldnt hustle down the way nor walk the beatAnd you aint never had a clique that was thorough and toughAnd you aint never know yak and pac so give it up![kastro - verse 4]I love *****es and all types of fast cars (hahaha...me too)Loud guns, money-runs, and those strip barsWe watch the sun turn to stars, back to sun againI put a box under rocks to dump a body inAnd I swin in sin, couldnt pretend its all wellMy world is a jail cell, I cant seem to find bailWe gas up, trouble, bubble in my belly (uh)Every body knew it but aint nobody try to tell meWe maintain!Chorus[mil - verse 5]Im a hell-raisin nigga and Ill burn the place up (mil)The streets made me, look at me now and Im straighten upWhen I rolled on your block, all I see is your pumpWhen you roll through my hood, niggazll ***** you upYoure weak, wont live long, niggaz rely on luckSpeak it cheap-goin nigga, I got the heart of a thugLeave your pillow like a puddle of a bloodAnd Im gonna show you how it is to stomp and never been love at all[edi - verse 6]Every day Im stuck in this game so I got to play itYeah I made up my bed so I got to lay in itTheres only one way out, limo, window tintedMy momma prayin daily for my spirit***** that! Im here to stay nigga deal with itAnd Im one of the real niggaz thats actually real with itMeals, Im gonna get it, but its about what happens when I get itWill these niggaz come clackin for my trinkets? think its a joke?Part it out while I kick it and smokeWe live on the ropes, triple-beam hopesSimple schemes broke, two minutes to go aloneFall or come up, ***** it, stack ones upI keep my guns up, for these killersMy eyes on these *****esAnd when its me and the law, shit Im the first to drawMaintain, till the end of the gameMaintain, till the end of the game, you hear me man?Chorus x 2[kastro - talking over second chorus]***** that! ***** that!***** you too baby! ***** all yall niggazIm on some maintain shitAll my money gettin niggaz maintainMost of the time, niggaz get money and only last for like a yearIm tryin to have money for twenty years, thirty years, forty yearsIts called a general,Its easy to get money in your pocket nigga, but can you keep it?Can you maintain?