Bring that shit in, ugh
The movement's in motion with massive militant poetry
Now check this out, ugh

In the right light, study becomes insight
But the system that dissed us, teaches us to read and write
So-called facts are fraud
They want us to allege and pledge and bow down into their God

Lost the culture, the culture lost
Spun our minds and through time
Ignorance has taken over
We gotta take the power back

Bam, here's the plan
Mother fuck uncle Sam step back I know who I am
Raise up your ear, I'll drop the style and clear
It's the beats and lyrics they fear

The rage is relentless
We need a movement with a quickness
You are the witness of change and to counteract
We gotta take the power back

We gotta take the power back
C'mon! C'mon!
We gotta take the power back

The present curriculum, I put my fist in 'em
Eurocentric every last one of 'em
See right through the red, white and blue disguise
With lecture I puncture the structure of lies

Installed in our minds and attempting to hold us back
We've got to take it back
'Cause holes in our spirit are causing tears and fears
One-sided stories for years and years and years

I'm inferior? Who's inferior?
Yeah, you needa check the interior
Of the system who cares about only one culture
And that is why we gotta take the power back

We gotta take the power back
C'mon! C'mon!
We gotta take the power back

Aiyyo check, we're gonna have to break it, break it, break it down
Aw, shit!

And like this!
Ugh!
C'mon!
Yeah!
Bring it back the other way!
Ugh!

The teacher stands in front of the class
But the lesson plan he can't recall
The students eyes don't perceive the lies
Bouncing off every fucking wall

His compusure is well kept
I guess he fears playing the fool
The complacent students sit
And listen to the bullshit that he learned in school

Europe, ain't my rope to swing on
Can't learn a thing from it, yet we hang from it
Gotta get it, gotta get it together then
Like the motherfucking weathermen

To expose and close the doors on those who try
To strangle and mangle the truth
'Cause the circle of hatred continues unless we react
We gotta take the power back

We gotta take the power back
C'mon! C'mon!
We gotta take the power back

No more lies
No more lies
No more lies
No more lies
No more lies
No more lies
No more lies
No more lies

Ugh!
Yeah!
Take it back y'all!
Take it back, a-take it back
A-take it back y'all! C'mon!
Take it back y'all!
Take it back, a-take it back
A-take it back y'all! C'mon!
Ugh!
Yeah!

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