FIRE

from by Mahtie Bush

/
  • Streaming + Download

    Includes high-quality download in MP3, FLAC and more. Paying supporters also get unlimited streaming via the free Bandcamp app.

      name your price

     

lyrics

Forgive us lord for we do not know what we doing
Got bombings on the Gaza Strip turning buildings into ruins

Fatalities of infant children turning families to dust
Lifeless bodies being Haled out/who do we trust?

Where do we go when churches are shot up boys are touched
Is it effecting you yet? Have I said too much?

Am I/playing both sides cuz I don't know how to be
Am I/disrespectful if I have to take a knee?

When all I wanna do is make sure my son has a home
Just making sure that my brother ain't in a foster home

All I wanna do is make sure my story is told
You think your swaying my opinion or decisions on my goals? No

My eyes opened wide thanks to my brother old ghost
So It's/gonna take more than just a Facebook post

And we/might not agree on certain things but I know
That if we make it through the flames then things will change for us both

Hook
These oil fields are on (fire)
Cops with they guns screaming (fire)
They be setting churches on (fire)
And We entertained by the (fire)

Verse 2
The media has got you fooled entertainment isn't news
They pushing gossip on us all and we be the first to view

When a mother on meadow view became innocent bystander
But I don't see not one reporter or a news camera

I can't lie and say that I have all the answers
But I still think the meat we eat is pumped full of cancer

See I still think the medicine we drink isn't working
Before the social media these cats have been lurking

Cameras on street corners looking on your block
You've been recorded thanks to microphones at bus stops

What is wrong with us? Why are we out of our minds?
Destroying a reservation building up these pipelines

But they barely talk about it and it's on our own land
See that's the kinda stuff Im not/ gonna understand

FEMA coffins are waiting while we rioting and looting
Closed doors they don't want us to know what they doing

credits

from PEACE EP, released September 29, 2016
Produced By Syzmik

tags

license

about

Mahtie Bush California

Mahtie Bush's music content tends to reflect his childhood memories of being in Foster Care, witnessing drug abuse and struggling to “make it”. He also makes sure that his Bboying (breaking) roots are strongly represented in his content and beat selection. Bush’s sophomore album “Child’s Play” and a collaboration EP will also be released late 2014. ... more

contact / help

Contact Mahtie Bush

Streaming and
Download help