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Common – Little Chicago Boy (feat. Tasha Cobbs) (Black America Again Album)

[Verse] How should I begin? This is the story of a boy named Lonnie Lynn As I say it, the spirits enwhip me He was raised in the belly of the city Chicago, discovered by du Sable A Black Frenchman that I had to mention Extensions of a young man livin' on a low end 47th and Michigan, lackin' a little discipline Know Grandma Mable did the best she could You know how young niggas want a testy hood There he stood, taller than most black boys One of the best ballers out of Illinois College in Ohio, this is like his bio Talks that we had, man, they was never idle He talked about readin' the Quran and the Bible He talked how he smoked dope and sold it for survival He talked about the ancestors, in our lives; they're vital He said y'all niggas love the bang 'cause you tribal Spi...

Common – Little Chicago Boy lyrics

[Verse 1] How should I begin? This is the story of a boy named Lonnie Lynn As I said it, the spirits enwhip me He was raised in the belly of the city Chicago Discovered by du Sable A Black Frenchman That I had to mention Extensions of a young man livin' on a low end 47th and Michigan, lackin' a little discipline Grandma Mable did the best she could You know how young brothers want a testy hood There he stood, taller than most Black boys One of the best ballers out of Illinois Collagen, Ohio, this is like his bio Talks that we had, man, they was never idle He talked about readin' the Quran and the Bible He talked how he smoked dope and sold it for survival He talked about the ancestors, in our lives; they're vital He said y'all boys love the bang 'cause you tribal Spiral of life, Chicago to...