Real Life

Lyon Academy @ Blow
City of St. Louis, Missouri

When I talk about how my cousin Res grew up,
that was a life
And it didn’t even end without a fight
But after he got shot twice
that was his life
I think about him every day of my life
I can’t let it go because I’m not alright

He showed me what is real
Life isn’t easy, he said, so think about the positives
But I didn’t think about it twice
As a rapper, music was his life
And for being positive, he paid the price

It happened in two seconds
Faster than you can roll the dice
The bullet hit him like white on rice
That’s not nice
If you think about it right