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The Game - Like Father Like Son Lyrics

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TitleLike Father Like Son
ArtistThe Game
AlbumThe Documentary [2005], Track 18
GenreHip-Hop
Duration05:30
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Song lyrics
[Verse 1: The Game]

June 30th, 11:07 I got that call
She 8 centimeters, my lil' man about to fall
Scuffing my Air Forces, running through the hospital hall
Deja vu, like I been here before
I'm feeling reborn, like a Bed-Stuy brethren, my first born
Dre, I'm about to have a bad boy, family in the lobby
See my nigga Church, "What Up," shit I left the camcorder in the truck
Running through the maternity ward, out of breath, sweating
I swear to God every minute's starting to feel like a second
I seen Hell staring down the barrel of a Smith & Wesson
My son's ultrasound the closest I ever been to Heaven
Lord forgive me for my sins, I know it's last minute
Put the chronic in the air, a little hash in it
Spread my wings, If only I could fly
Why fight to live homie?, If we only living to die

[Chorus: Busta Rhymes]

I hope you grow up to become that everything you can be
That's all I wanted for you young'n, like Father, like Son

But in the end I hope you only turn out better than me
I hope you know I love you young'n, like Father, like Son

My little man, your day is coming, coming, your day is coming, I tell you
And when it comes, just keep it running, running, just keep it running, I tell you

[Verse 2: The Game]

They say every time somebody die a child is born
So I thank the nigga who gave his life for the birth of my son
11:32, she screaming at the top of her lungs
I'm panicking, nurse yelling for the doctor to come
All I could remember was lamaze class, breathe baby
"One (one), two (two), three (three), four (four)," I see the head
Doc busting through the door, he between the legs
He see the head, it's my baby boy
11:46, the head out, she screaming, making crazy noise
Pain is love, my stomach folding like a La-Z-Boy
I'm feeling like Mariah Carey, all these butterfly's
Voices singing to me, sound like Teena Marie
I'm calling niggas on tour, "Jayo tell Spees I just cut the umbilical cord"
11:57, a soldier is born, and he's flesh of my flesh, young Harlem Caron

[Chorus: Busta Rhymes]

[Verse 3: The Game]

I wanna thank Dr. F and Nurse Theresa, for bringing my baby boy to life
You birthed a Caesar, And my baby Mama, Aliska
For pushing out a 10-pound, 4-ounce Mini-Me, I still can't believe it
Nose, ears, eyes, chin, just like your Daddy
I die before you grow up and be just like your Daddy, or your Grandfather
Call Uncle Zip, tell him I got a son and I ain't even in Harlem
I'm popping Cris with your Godfathers, Baron Davis and "D-Mack" Darius Rogers
Drop the top on the '71, with my face in the clouds, Lord spare my son
And watch over Aaron Wright, T'Yan and Lil' Pun
Lowriding, banging "Ready to Die," track number 1
If I bust 5 times and they never see the sun
My life is a black hole, like the barrel of a gun, one

[Chorus: Busta Rhymes] X2
submitted by Joseph on January 20th, 2005
written by Best, Anthony / Taylor, Jayceon Terrell / Simmons, Charles Wesley Jr. / Hudson, Eric
copyright with Lyrics © Universal Music Publishing Group

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 Song comments
0 likes - like | 17-11-2005 17:25 badboy294e 
badboy294e
 
23 posts
gr8 work Game and Busta rhymes , ilove them ...... and i love tha lyrics of the chorus sooo much .... it makes me cry you' re the best GAME .... keep going [b]
0 likes - like | 02-09-2005 14:38 joking_warrior 
joking_warrior
 
7 posts
da game is way better dan 50 cent, 50 isnt a real rapper hes jus a puppet!!! dis song is 2nd best out of da album!!! game, ur da man!!!
0 likes - like | 04-08-2005 02:28 PimpsAhoy 
PimpsAhoy
 
29 posts
horrible. Rappers who love their kids more than the rap game suck at life.......NOT.

Game keep doing your thing cuz.
0 likes - like | 03-08-2005 01:46 Dred15 
Dred15
 
36 posts
i luv this song game and busta really ripped this one up !!!
0 likes - like | 23-02-2005 18:35 pink_panther13 
pink_panther13
 
11 posts
yeah I agree this song is cute and really good...like all the other songs..It shows that he really cares about his son and not only for cars, jewleries,bitches...like other rappers..i love the game!
0 likes - like | 11-02-2005 23:16 Ricanchica518 
Ricanchica518
 
66 posts
...i dunno bout the best

this song cute tho
0 likes - like | 01-02-2005 16:13 georgianbelle 
georgianbelle
 
45 posts
this is the best song on his album!!!


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