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People Everyday Lyrics By Arrested Development

    see i was restin’ at the park mindin’ my own
    business as i kick up the treble tone
    on my radio tape player box right
    just loud enough so folks could hear it’s hype see
    outta nowhere comes the woman i’m datin’
    investigation maybe she was demonstratin’
    but nevertheless i was pleased
    my day was goin’ great and my soul was at ease
    until a group of brothers started buggin’ out
    drinkin’ the 40 oz goin’ the nigga route
    disrespectin’ my black queen
    holdin’ their crotches and bein’ obscene
    at first i ignored them ’cause see i know their type
    they got drunk and got guns and they wanna fight
    and they see a young couple having a time that’s good
    and their egos wanna test a brother’s manhood
    so they came to test speech ’cause of my hairdo
    and the loud bright colors that i wear boom
    i was a target ’cause i’m a fashion misfit
    and the outfit that i’m wearin’ brothers dissin’ it
    well i stay calm and pray the niggas leave me be
    but they’re squeezin’ parts of my date’s anatomy
    why lord do brothers have to drill me
    ’cause if i start to hit this man he’ll have to kill me see

    i am everyday people
    you see i am everyday people

    i told the niggas please let us pass friend
    i said please ’cause i don’t like killin’ africans
    but he wouldn’t stop and i ain’t ice cube
    but i had to take the brother out for being rude
    and like i said before i was mad by then
    it took three or four cops to pull me off of him
    but that’s the story y’all of a black man
    actin’ like a nigga and get stomped by an african
    you see

    i am everyday people
    you see i am everyday people

    the moral of the story is
    you better look very hard at who you’re steppin’ to
    ’cause you might get killed or shot and it’s not worth it
    africans need to be lovin’ each other and unite

    Artist: Arrested Development

    Year: 1992

    Decade: 90s

    Language: en

    Word Count: 186