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The Blood of the Streets

Bro Vic
 

Intro

Jesus said, “Whoever receives one child such as this in my name receives me, and whoever receives me, receives not me, but the One who sent me.”

 

Verse 1:

It's 5 am in the morning at the church in Watts (church in Watts)

Sun's rising, I heard cars racing then gun shots (blaaaaaaaaa!)

Looked outside, saw dudes with shaved heads and long socks (yup!)

strapped with guns, with oozies, with ak's, and glocks (pow!)

 

they got em, they shot em, da young kid dead like possum

no hostage, it cost him, his life and just like a fish they caught him.

 

Why did they take the kid's life away?

He was not in the right place that day.

He wore a hat, it was red on display

The color's the same as the rival gang

 

This is what happens, I'm rappin'

I'm rappin' 'bout some people, who lack in compassion

who fail to see, Jesus Christ in his passion,

who lives in all people, yes, this is forreal

 

take a love pill, it will make your eyes peel

It'll help you see, Jesus lives in you and me

 

Jesus bring peace to our city

bring peace to our streets

Lord have mercy and have pity

give grace through this beat

 

 

CHORUS

(ayyy) The kids of the streets are killed

The blood of the kids are spilled (they spilled!)

The blood of the kids are Christs'

The blood of the kids tonight (yeh!)

 

The kids of the streets are killed

The blood of the kids are spilled (braaaaa!)

The blood of the kids are Christs'

The blood of the kids tonight (chyea!)

 

Verse 2:

 

Tonight, tonight, tonight

put up your dukes, bring on da fight (put em up!)

the devil be lurkin' tonight

he in da dark , stay in da light (flash!)

 

to God be the glory, to God be the might

prayer's your sword, and you are a knight

it takes you high like a beach kite in flight

higher and higher, out of all sight

 

ya (ya)....ya (ya)...this is what's happening ya (ya)

to our youth in the streets everywhere

on the block getting shot, do you care?

Do you care? (do you?) Do you care? (do you?)

Then if you do say a prayer.

That they may be out of the snare

of the devil who seeks them out there.

Precious of blood of Christ Jesus

save us from our sins and free us

protect us from this disease of evil

come and save your little people

 

CHORUS

 

*The blood of the kids bro

You shoot at the kids man,

You shooting at Christ

Beloved children of God, ya feel me?

This one's for all the kids in the streets

St. Lawrence of Brindisi Parish

Watts, California

Compton

Lynwood

South Gate

This one's for you bro

God bless bro

Stay Safe

Check it

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