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Chocolate City Lyrics By Parliament

    uh what’s happening cc
    they still call it the white house
    but that’s a temporary condition too
    can you dig it cc

    to each his reach
    and if i don’t cop it ain’t mine to have
    but i’ll be reachin’ for ya
    cause i love ya cc
    right on

    there’s a lot of chocolate cities around
    we’ve got newark we’ve got gary
    somebody told me we got la
    and we’re working on atlanta
    but you’re the capital cc

    gainin’ on ya
    get down
    gainin’ on ya
    movin’ in and on ya
    gainin’ on ya
    can’t you feel my breath heh
    gainin’ on ya
    all up around your neck heh heh

    hey cc
    they say you’re jivin’ game it can’t be changed
    but on the positive side
    you’re my piece of the rock
    and i love you cc
    can you dig it

    hey uh we didn’t get our forty acres and a mule
    but we did get you cc heh yeah
    gainin’ on ya
    movin’ in and around ya
    god bless cc and it’s vanilla suburbs

    gainin’ on ya
    gainin’ on ya
    gainin’ on ya
    gainin’ on ya
    what’s happening blood
    gainin’ on ya
    gainin’ on ya
    gainin’ on ya
    gainin’ on ya

    what’s happening black
    brother black blood even
    yeahahh just funnin’
    gettin’ down

    ah blood to blood
    ah players to ladies
    the last percentage count was eighty
    you don’t need the bullet when you got the ballot
    are you up for the downstroke cc
    chocolate city
    are you with me out there

    and when they come to march on ya
    tell ’em to make sure they got their james brown pass
    and don’t be surprised if ali is in the white house
    reverend ike secretary of the treasure
    richard pryor minister of education
    stevie wonder secretary of fine arts
    and miss aretha franklin the first lady
    are you out there cc
    a chocolate city is no dream
    it’s my piece of the rock and i dig you cc
    god bless chocolate city and it’s gainin’ on ya vanilla suburbs
    can y’all get to that

    gainin’ on ya
    easin’ in
    gainin’ on ya
    in yo’ stuff
    gainin’ on ya
    huh can’t get enough
    gainin’ on ya
    gainin’ on ya
    be mo’ funk be mo’ funk
    gainin’ on ya
    can we funk you too
    gainin’ on ya
    right on chocolate city

    yeah get deep
    real deep
    be mo’ funk
    mmmph heh
    get deep
    unh heh
    just got new york i’m told

    Artist: Parliament

    Year: 1975

    Decade: 70s

    Language: en

    Word Count: 249