Black Steel In The Hour Of Chaos

Public Enemy

I got a letter from the government

The other day

I opened and read it

It said they were suckers

They wanted me for their army or whatever

Picture me given' a damn I said never

Here is a land that never gave a damn

About a brother like me and myself

Because they never did

I wasn't wit' it but just that very minute...

It occured to me

The suckers had authority

Cold sweatin' as I dwell in my cell

How long has it been?

They got me sittin' in the state pen

I gotta get out - but that thought was thought before

I contemplated a plan on the cell floor

I'm not a fugitive on the run

But a brother like me begun - to be another one

Public enemy servin' time - they drew the line y'all

To criticize me some crime - never the less

They could not understand that I'm a Black man

And I could never be a veteran

On the strength, the situation's unreal

I got a raw deal, so I'm goin' for the steel

They got me rottin' in the time that I'm servin'

Tellin' you what happened the same time they're throwin'

4 of us packed in a cell like slaves - oh well

The same motherfucker got us livin' is his hell

You have to realize - what its a form of slavery

Organized under a swarm of devils

Straight up - word'em up on the level

The reasons are several, most of them federal

Here is my plan anyway and I say

I got gusto, but only some I can trust - yo

Some do a bid from 1 to 10

And I never did, and plus I never been

I'm on a tier where no tears should ever fall

Cell block and locked - I never clock it y'all

'Cause time and time again time

They got me serv

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