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They Schools


by Dead Poetic. Buy album CD: New Medicines


Why haven't you learned anything?

Man that school shit is a joke
The same people who control the school system control
The prison system, and the whole social system
Ever since slavery, nawsayin?

[verse 1]
I went to school with some redneck crackers
Right around the time 3rd bass dropped the cactus album
But I was readin malcolm
I changed my name in '89 cleaning parts of my brain
Like a baby nine
I took a history class serious
Front row, every day of the week, 3rd period
Fuckin with the teachers had, callin em racist
I tried to show them crackers some light, they couldn't face it
I got my diploma from a school called rickers
Full of, teenage mothers, and drug dealin niggas
In the hallways, the popo was always present
Searchin through niggas possessions
Lookin for, dope and weapons, get your lessons
That's why my moms kept stressin
I tried to pay attention but they classes wasn't interestin
They seemed to only glorify the europeans
Claimin africans were only three-fifths a human being

Hook:
They schools can't teach us shit
My people need freedom, we tryin to get all we can get
All my high school teachers can suck my dick
Tellin me white man lies straight bullshit (echoes)
They schools ain't teachin us, what we need to know to survive
(say what, say what)
They schools don't educate, all they teach the people is lies

You see dog, you see how quick these motherfuckers be to like
Be tellin niggas get a diploma so you can get a job
Knowwhatimsayin but they don't never tell you how the job
Gonna exploit you every time knowwhatimsayin that's why I be like
Fuck they schools!

[verse 2]
School is like a 12 step brainwash camp
They make you think if you drop out you ain't got a chance
To advance in life, they try to make you pull your pants up
Students fight the teachers and get took away in handcuffs
And if that wasn't enough, then they expel y'all
Your peoples understand it but to them, you a failure
Observation and participation, my favorite teachers
When they beat us in the head with them books, it don't reach us
Whether you breakdance or rock suede addidas
Or be in the bathroom with your clique, smokin reefer
Then you know they math class ain't important 'less you addin up cash
In multiples, unemployment ain't rewardin
They may as well teach us extortion
You either get paid or locked up, the pricipal is like a warden
In a four year sentence, mad niggas never finish
But that doesn't mean I couldn't be a doctor or a dentist

Hook(first part of hook twice)

'cause for real, a mind is a terrible thing to waste
And all y'all high class niggas with y'all nose up
'cause we droppin this shit on this joint, fuck y'all
We gon speak for ourselves
Knowhatimsayin? 'cause see the schools ain't teachin us nothin
They ain't teachin us nothin but how to be slaves and hardworkers
For white people to build up they shit
Make they businesses successful while it's exploitin us
Knowhatimsayin? and they ain't teachin us nothin related to
Solvin our own problems, knowhatimsayin?
Aint teachin us how to get crack out the ghetto
They ain't teachin us how to stop the police from murdering us
And brutalizing us, they ain't teachin us how to get our rent paid
Knowhatimsayin? they ain't teachin our families how to interact
Better with each other, knowhatimsayin? they just teachin us
How to build they shit up, knowhatimsayin? that's why my niggas
Got a problem with this shit, that's why niggas be droppin out that
Shit 'cause it don't relate, you go to school the fuckin police
Searchin you you walkin in your shit like this a military compound
Knowhatimsayin? so school don't even relate to us
Until we have some shit where we control the fuckin school system
Where we reflect how we gon solve our own problems
Them niggas ain't gon relate to school, shit that just how it is
Knowhatimsayin? and I love education, knowhatimsayin?
But if education ain't elevatin me, then you knowhatimsayin it aint
Takin me where I need to go on some bullshit, then fuck education
Knowhatimsayin? at least they shit, matter of fact my nigga
This whole school system can suck my dick, beeyotch!!



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Album: New Medicines (2004) Lyrics
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  1. 50 In The Clip
  2. B.I.G. Respect
  3. Be Healthy
  4. D.O.W.N.
  5. Dem Crazy
  6. Discipline
  7. Discipline (Skit)
  8. Don't Forget Where U Came From
  9. Don't Forget Where U Goin'
  10. Enemy Lines
  11. Food Clothes And Shelter
  12. Food, Clothes + Shelter, Pt. 2
  13. Fucked Up
  14. Get Ready
  15. Happiness
  16. Hell Yeah
  17. Hell Yeah (Pimp The System Remix)
  18. Hell Yeah (Pimp The System)
  19. Hip-Hop
  20. Hip-Hop (Remix)
  21. Hit Me
  22. Hit Me, Hit Me
  23. I Have A Dream, Too
  24. I'm A African
  25. It Was Written
  26. It's Bigger Than Hip-Hop
  27. Know Your Enemy
  28. Look Around
  29. Mind Sex
  30. Police State
  31. Propaganda
  32. Psychology
  33. Radio Freq
  34. Refuse To Lose
  35. Ridin'
  36. Score
  37. Sellin D. O. P. E.
  38. Sharp Shooters
  39. Shuffering + Shmiling (feat. Jorge Ben Jor, Talib Kweli, Bilal & Postive Force)
  40. Soulja Life Mentality
  41. That's War
  42. The Pistol
  43. These Are The Times
  44. They Schools
  45. Turn Off The Radio
  46. W-4
  47. Walk Like A Warrior
  48. Way Of Life
  49. We Need A Revolution
  50. We Want Freedom
  51. Wolves
  52. You'll Find A Way
  53. Taste the red hands
  54. The dreamclub murders
  55. New medicines
  56. Vanus empty
  57. Bury the difference
  58. Molotov
  59. Glass in the trees
  60. Dimmer light
  61. Hostages
  62. Modern morbid prophecies
  63. A hoax to live for

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