Thursday, October 22, 2015

Verbal Abuse - Mos Def "New World Water"

Fluorocarbons and monoxide/ Push the water table lopside Used to be free now it cost you a fee/ Cause oil tankers spill they load as they roam cross the sea/ Man, you gotta cook with it, bathe and clean with it (That's right)/ When it's hot, summertime you fiend for it (Let em know)/ You gotta put it in the iron you steaming with (That's right)/ It's what they dress wounds and treat diseases with (Shout it out)/ The rich and poor, black and white got need for it (That's right) And everybody in the world can agree with this (Let em know)/ Consumption promotes health and easiness (That's right)/ Go too long without it on this earth and you leaving it (Shout it out)/ Americans wasting it on some leisure shit (Say word?)/ And other nations be desperately seeking it (Let em know)/ Bacteria washing up on they beaches (Say word?)/ Don't drink the water, son they can't wash they feet with it (Let em know)/ Young babies in perpetual neediness (Say word?)/ Epidemics hopping up off the petri dish (Let em know)/ Control centers try to play it all secretive (Say word?)/ To avoid public panic and freakiness (Let em know)/ There are places where TB is common as TV/ Cause foreign-based companies go and get greedy/ The type of cats who pollute the whole shore line/ Have it purified, sell it for a dollar twenty-five/ Now the world is drinking it/ Your moms, wife, and baby girl is drinking it/ Up north and down south is drinking it/ You should just have to go to your sink for it/ The cash registers is going "cha-chink!" for it/ Fluorocarbons and monoxide/ Got the fish looking cockeyed/ Used to be free now it cost you a fee/ Cause it's all about getting that cash (Money)/

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