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    "It's Like That" Lyrics

    vs. Jason Nevins

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    Genre:Hip-Hop, Rap
    Duration:00:07:21
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    [Run]
    Unemployment at a record highs
    People coming, people going, people born to die
    Don't ask me, because I don't know why
    But it's like that, and that's the way it is

    [D.M.C.]
    People in the world tryin to make ends meet
    You try to ride car, train, bus, or feet
    I said you got to work hard, you want to compete
    It's like that, and that's the way it is
    Huh!

    [Run & D.M.C. alternate lines for the remainder of the song]
    Money is the key to end all your woes
    Your ups, your downs, your highs and your lows
    Won't you tell me the last time that love bought you clothes?
    It's like that, and that's the way it is

    Bills rise higher every day
    We receive much lower pay
    I'd rather stay young, go out and play
    It's like that, and that's the way it is
    Huh!

    Wars going on across the sea
    Street soldiers killing the elderly
    Whatever happened to unity?
    It's like that, and that's the way it is

    Disillusion is the word
    That's used by me when I'm not heard
    I just go through life with my glasses blurred
    It's like that, and that's the way it is
    Huh!

    You can see a lot in this lifespan
    Like a bum eating out of a garbage can
    You noticed one time he was your man
    It's like that (what?) and that's the way it is

    You should have gone to school, you could've learned a trade
    But you laid in the bed where the bums have laid
    Now all the time you're crying that you're underpaid
    It's like that (what?) and that's the way it is
    You know its like that and thats the way it is
    Because it's like that and thats the way it is
    (x2)

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    One thing I know is that life is short
    So listen up homeboy, give this a thought
    The next time someone's teaching why don't you get taught?
    It's like that (what?) and that's the way it is

    If you really think about it times aren't that bad
    The one that flexes with successes will make you glad
    Stop playing start praying, you won't be sad
    It's like that (what?) and that's the way it is
    Huh!

    When you feel you fail sometimes it hurts
    For a meaning in life is why you search
    Take the bus or the train, drive to school or the church
    It's like that, and that's the way it is

    Here's another point in life you should not miss
    Do not be a fool who's prejudiced
    Because we're all written down on the same list
    It's like that (what?) and that's the way it is
    Huh!

    You know it's like that, and that's the way it is
    Because it's like that, and that's the way it is
    (Repeat these lines til fade)
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    • corrected by caya on April 8th, 2011
    • written by Lawrence Smith, Joseph Simmons, Darryl Mcdaniels
    • copyright with Lyrics © Warner/chappell Music, Inc., Universal Music Publishing Group

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       rishaug86 says:
      Like 026-08-2009 08:20
       
      Omg this song rocks!
       Arminjin says:
      Like 017-04-2007 18:50
       
      Very tight song! So much street dance/electronica! Run DMC rocks forever.
      And espcially this song!
       TheAnnoyance says:
      Like 025-02-2006 23:12
       
      great song
       hephe says:
      Like 022-02-2006 20:19
       
       theocmixer says:
      Like 014-02-2006 15:40
       
      this song is one of the best songs eva. its goin down in street dance history!
      Like 002-01-2006 00:12
       
      this song is just class!
      Like 011-12-2005 05:53
       
      I love this song. One of the BESTS!
       Breezo says:
      Like 006-09-2005 19:07
       
      this is quality and it's like that and thats the way it
       kians_angel says:
      Like 028-03-2005 20:54
       
      i love this song!! i had forgotten all about it, but it was on The Hits today and its fantastic!
       lozerella says:
      Like 013-11-2004 05:36
       
      god this is the best song it rocks my socks
      RUN DMC AND JAM MASTER J RULE THE RAP WORLD
      BRING BACK OLD SKOOL NEW SKOOL AINT COOL
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