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Sound of da Police - KRS-One

Sound of da Police


11 appearances7 movies4 episodes


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Woop-woop! That's the sound of da police! That's the sound of the beast! Stand clear! Don man a-talk You can't stand where I stand, you can't walk where I walk Watch out! We run New York Police man come, we bust him out the park I know this for a fact, you don't like how I act You claim I'm sellin' crack But you be doin' that I'd rather say "see ya" Cause I would never be ya Be a officer? You wicked overseer Ya hotshot, want to get props and be a savior First show a little respect, change your behavior Change your attitude, change your plan There could never really be justice on stolen land Are you really for peace and equality? Or when my car is hooked up, you know you want to follow me Your laws are minimal Cause you won't even think about lookin' at the real criminal This has got to cease Cause we be getting hyped to the sound of da police Woop-woop! That's the sound of da police! That's the sound of the beast Now here's a likkle truth Open up your eye While you're checking out the boom-bap, check the exercise Take the word "overseer, " like a sample Repeat it very quickly in a crew for example Overseer Overseer Overseer Overseer Officer, Officer, Officer, Officer! Yeah, officer from overseer You need a little clarity? Check the similarity! The overseer rode around the plantation The officer is off patrolling all the nation The overseer could stop you what you're doing The officer will pull you over just when he's pursuing The overseer had the right to get ill And if you fought back, the overseer had the right to kill The officer has the right to arrest And if you fight back they put a hole in your chest! (Woop!) They both ride horses After 400 years, I've got no choices! The police them have a little gun So when I'm on the streets, I walk around with a bigger one (Woop-woop!) I hear it all day Just so they can run the light and be upon their way Woop-woop! That's the sound of da police! That's the sound of the beast! Check out the message in a rough stylee The real criminals are the see-O-P You check for undercover and the one PD But just a mere Black man, them want check me Them check out me car for it shine like the sun But them jealous or them vexed cause them can't afford one Black people still slaves up 'til today But the Black police officer nah see it that way Him want a salary Him want it So he put on a badge and kill people for it My grandfather had to deal with the cops My great-grandfather dealt with the cops My great grandfather had to deal with the cops And then my great, great, great, great, when it's gonna stop?! Woop-woop, That's the sound of da police, that's the sound of the beast


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