Testo New York (ya Out There?)
Tiziano Ferro annuncia il nuovo album: "Il Mestiere Della Vita"
If you was born in New york City let me hear say "You know that"!YOU KNOW THATAiyyo, once upon a rhyme where the scenery sets, you see stressStreets a matter of life and death, no regretsLife's a test, strife, wit special effectsNeighbourhood's full of reps, cities are projectsWhere the young cadets get stripes from the vetsAnd comrades quest to be the next, to finessCollect debts and select bets with death threatsObject - Chedder, better your total netWhree trends are set from ways to express the outfitsFriends get wet tryin' to make ends connectAvenues to check, boulevards to sweatThe smell of gunsmoke more common than cigarettesWE GOT clicks for wreckWE LIKE Pits for petsWE GOT Giants and Jets, the Knicks, Yanks and MetsWE LIKE much respect and sex extra wetAnd High-Tech dialect you ain't catch yet(The BronxYa out there?No doubtBrooklynya out there)[Rakim]Aiyyo, we got blocks and glocks withbig shots with big knots and big propsyo this is where the bullshit stopswhere herbs get gotif you snitch you get shotwe get down and leave the town in a state of shockWE GOT dangerous hang out spots and slick copsplace called Riker's Island where kids get lockeda lotta gear to rock with blocks of clothes shopsstyles are top notch, this is the place to buyso bust the box the radio station is hotease your mind staring at skylines from rooftopsflip scripts for chipsand new Whips of the lotquick to call a shot, pollitic with thick plotsand eh, Carnegie niggers a see what we gotto make sure the core of the big apple don't rotwhere seeings believing we be achieving a lotsince disc jocks created hip hop, check it out!(Queensya out there?no doubtManhattenno doubtNew York cityStaten IslandNew york new yorklong IslandNew yorkya out there)[Rakim]Aiyo, we got five bouroughs of ghettoswith amny places to meet, you get lost in city streetsthe city that never sleepsMecca ? Medina the population increasethe desert and the oasis, New York, the far eastwith gods and Sheikspretty amazons for weeksplayer dons that fleece the family's black sheepicons that teach that we all act uniquewe got stats to reach so we all have to eata mass of peeps, with they own masterpiecethe crafts elite, we going past the beatthe latest technique no other place get as deepwho parks release some of the worlds greatest athletesDJs and MCs and graffiti artisteswho use walls and subway trains for marqueeswe go back to b-boys, breakdancing, breakbeatsand it'll never cease and on that notewe say peace