Crisis

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Various concepts same theme. Relationships, perceptions of the opposite sex, drugs, love and pursuit of money, death...it's all the mindset and circumstances that create the crisis. The thinking is the crisis, the actions are the result.

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released November 16, 2013

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Monte SS Detroit, Michigan

Throughout the years, Monte has collaborated/partner with numerous artist and "groups". However, at this point in time Monte felt it was time to begin building for a solo career along with establishing a brand/name.

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Track Name: Inner Monologue (Intro)
This the life we chose/ bathed in bloodstained clothes/ over nickel and gold/ on my block/ they toting heavy metal/ for safety of precious metals/ best of our ability/ we cling together/ they call it ghetto/ ghetto dress, ghetto mind-state/ lower property value/ higher crime rate/ Text books outdated/ what we texting on A rated/ talking fashion and motor trends then can't another city Fade us/ but if you talking bout that money market/ working hard and not hard Work/ you might be talking foreign/ Round here/ Time and time again/ only foreign talk that matters is/ Time ...and ...Time...again/ Truck type Infinity, sedan 745 and silence is golden/ so coupe compressors through the silent night/ rapper fish for big breaks/ hoping that the burbs bite/ if you on the assembly line you hope they giving overtime/ in the back of a squad car you hope this just an overnight/ and thoughts outside the squad car is SMH young brother why/ mothers say her prayers hoping he come home tonight/ different focus same reality/ another day another die/Stick up kid catch a hollow-tip/ Bystander catch a stray now she #teamjacob howling/ my real life yo dark dreams/ only thing I EVER seen/ divine/devaughn in person was Raheem/ I mean, my dreams be brief moments of peace/ then it turn into a piece/ then Im falling to my knees/ Im starring at the barrel as I'm waiting on the end/ Quick flash I'm jumping up I'm at it once again/ Im on the edge/ and I feel the whole world on my shoulders/ and all I wanna do is live/ N every second Death is getting closer...and I can smell his odor/ Ironic its cool water and grape soda/
Track Name: On My Grind
Hook: I been on that Grind I been on that Tip, I'ma Hustla, Gotta Hustle (repeat) I'm bout my grind homie, I'm bout my shine homie, I'm bout to take what's yours and make it mine homie/

Verse:
Give me a white T crispy I'll crease it out/ Get the wrinkles out/ put it on G it out/ Give me some black pants/ compliment with white ones/ now I'm ready hit the block start stacking funds/ give me a black fitted cap/ detroit Representer/ Cock it hight right...back up.. or low middle/ cop a stash move it fast then re it up/ get enough cop a truck/ brotha moving up/ I gotta put momma in a house made of bricks/ can't do it legally gotta fill the house with bricks/ cuz college this brotha ain't going/ he focused on cash/ hardly got his diploma/ police is a nuisance/ women a distraction/ gotta be quick in an environment/ based on reaction/ gotta weapon and a plan/ live to the next second/ FUTURE... What future we live in the Present/
Hook:
Verse 2
Riding in the tint/ mean mug don't flinch/ if a sucka wanna flex/ quick to show it's a cinch/ keep a ear to the street/ hard time done learned him/ murderers be malicious/ when they hear that money murmur/ a slight whisper/ they out to get you/ and his money talks in marble tops and light fixtures/ g code in the street that equals silence/ money talking to concrete...that equals violence/ he tried to go legit/ get that clean money/ the right road/ but dirty money makes a ice show/ he seen the ice show/ thought about figures...skating/ n then he back to the block/ go figure ain't it/ a vicious cycle/ addiction to flipping prescriptions/ and kept his MOB/ that's mind on business/ get in get out/ buy cribs, rent em out/ and got a lawyer so good police is in ALASKA now/ (so dress warm)
Hook:
Tried 9 to 5's didn't work for him/ manager screaming...couldn't work for them/ needed freedom/ just needed to be him/ been had a rhyme just had to find reason/ a pro with the tools/ a Titan over keys/ had a flow like poseidon with a triton over seas/ the hoods a mess/ lifestyles a test/ but the boy brainstormed/ he got showered with success..umm/ just finesse em/ why throw salt in the game if you know sugar's they number one preference/ change objectives/ calm aggression/ stand through the weather/ if it makes it rain wetter/ hoop nice, shoot dice, do line ups/ for 5 bucks/ do homework for the known jerk/ get perks/ get better/ get stronger/ make paper/ get longer/ invest/ save more/ spend less/ get yours
Hook:
Track Name: City Scene
Hook: Late nights, bright lights/ yeah/ city scene/ balling rolling slow hear the city sing/ Late nights, bright light/ yeah/ city scene grinding rolling slow hear the city scene/ Cash...Flash (repeat)

Verse
Real disasters during chapters grown men despise/ after five a whole nother side comes alive/ evil twin gemini side watch the rise/ like a full moon/ howling part 2/ true/ cuz I done seen em in they benzes and they beamers/ hip with lead steamers/ neck and wrist gleaming/ always see em coming/ but never see em leaving/ always dressed freezing like it's only one season/ ask em it's only one reason/ he'll say lady luck smiled at his fortune/ and his decisions might have his soul scorching/ before then his sole was torn open/ barefeet to concrete/ the ridicule was torment/ then got introduced to quantities of that medicinal/ turned him out now he's all about spending to/ and at night time/ everybody envy dude/
Hook:
Verse 2
He was a smooth cat 6's on cadillac/ fitted cap to the back/ doo rag under that/ crew like new jack/ straight brothers keeper/ but cross that line and he'll play the reaper/ product so hot/ fiends called his fix fever/ had a chick named lisa/ with Bonet features/ she a keeper/ hi and bye chick/ comes bye gets high they buys for bi chicks/ when they run outta chips/ they trick/ he profit/ money coming different ways/ honey cum he getting paid/ and in the hood you can catch him half dazed/ or outside of the liquor store sitting on blades/ hit the barber shop just to taper up the waves/ 2 miles and hour while he blowin on the haze/ underground rap the only thing that he bang/ steppin out his chevrolet/ in blackwood cartier frames/
Hook:
Verse 3
Style and profile/ his style low profile/ like tires that get worn and ties they get torn/ he say success is the root of all enemies/ and close friends the ones that get/ bitten by that envy beast/ wolves dress like sheep/ snakes blend in grass/ good life, but everything good gotta pass/ chaos theory/ how you gonna have peace/ remember frank lucas he was paying off the police/ alpo snitched/ look at the goodfellas/ bumpy johnson, dutch schultz, even chris webber/ they say the truth always comes to the light/ and eyes open/ so he keeps blind men in sight/ He shed a tear cuz dynasty's never last/ but he never saw it coming from his own right hand/ keep your left and right hand at odds/ cuz they can sense you/ and when you weak they'll conspire against u/
Hook:
Track Name: Tread Water
Verse
My life been f*cked up/ ever since a young buck/ searching for a quick buck/ so I ain't gotta give up/ and sh*ts rough man/ but yall already know/ man it's hard to find a wifey/ but it's quick to hit a hoe/ flash cash just for show/ cats clash throwing bows/ if they passed by the po's then/ then they casket'll close/ and niccas pull triggers quicker/ over figures/ how you figure/ lil niccas/ pulling triggers over figures/ flashing cash/ cop frames/ smash dames/ go flip cane/ sh*ts just insane/ no dough legitimate/ reading the block/ but give the boy a book/ and I'll bet he be illiterate/ been broke wondering how I'ma cope/ footprints in the sand lead to crack lead to coke/ but i won't/ my pops taught me better/ instead my hands on my beretta/ stackin cheese counting cheddar/ with my head up/

Hook: Only thing the hood taught us/ wanna survive you gotta tread water/ Keep kicking don't wanna be a gonner man/ gotta try ta keep ya head above the water man/ (repeat)

Verse 2
So what if they hate me/ Im up and they lazy/ and lately they played/ but baby Im shady/ so it's all gravy/ go ahead hate me/ one on one know you cant take me/ talk behind my back/ but know you won't face me/ so F*CK U/ I can tuck too/ I can bust too/ bust you while you riding home on the bus dude/ don't duck and I'll pluck you/ don't be fooled by the smiles/ chugging brews down the mile/ pouring liquor to the curb/ for abused and they childs/ or my peeps that done passed/ or got locked for they tasks/ for providing for they fam/ the only way that they can/ moving weight by the gram/ out the crib out the van/ others work to the bone/ tough skin blistered hands/ doing dirt in the sand/ get hot turn to glass/ searching for a diamond in the rough/ and only seeing sand/

Hook:

Verse 3
If I'm great at this pace then I'm facing a challenge/ pages full of hate/ my rage and my malice/ and life's just a test/ more or less/ and time just decides who surives/ more or less/ i could ball up from stress/ never balled over death/ shots called caused falls now they all losing breath/ and my heads gonna rest/ when it nods to my chest/ no rest for the wicked/ i'll retire in death/ so I work every breath to get more and lose less/ gotta dress everyday life's chess/ ask FRESH/ so I gotta ride dolo/ tints no peeking/ no speaking/ i dont need no reasons/ for haters to come close/ cuz cats'll cross you/ your homies'll off you/ lady luck will divorce you/ life happens/ gotta be prepared/ can't be scared/ be wise and be aware/ if you gonna BE HERE/

Hook:
Track Name: My Tims
Hook: I wake up lace up my 1's or tims/ whip mean to clean I don't need no rims/ I gotta chick peanut butter or chocolate/ and she Ride wit a Playa/ Ride wit a Pimp/ (repeat)

Verse
I'm fresher than you ever been/ smell me can't catch a scent/ fatigued...no never been/ but i'm still a veteran/ bet you been settling/ similar to sediment/ let him win/ never man/ beat him and his next of kin/ Chao adios chuckin deuces to the mexicans/ tried to keep him out the game/ it's bout time they let him in/ under pressure I'ma test ya/ AO to professor/ Don with the CANNON/ you Dodge while I'm ramming/ I'm sailing you scamming/ just to make it with the rapping/ floating half coasting not bragging not boasting/ jagged up masked up so still smoking/ i see through you / ain't no fooling him/ an old dog with new tricks/ Max Julian/ cooler then a winter breeze/ competition needs summer's eve/ P*ssy who they gonna fade now/ line em up I lay em down/ a class act/ Kid I don't play around/
Hook:
Verse 2
Gotta broad look like Jiffy/ say these others too iffy/ like the car I keep spiffy/ while these other dudes wishy/ washy/ watch me/ old school versace/ Strap round my waist/ so I guess they gotta Jock me/ 1 hitter quitter filthy flow kitty litter spitter sit up chin up get up quitter bitter cuz I stick her quicker/ that's just my jiffy lube/ my chocolate chick/ a breakfast boo/ you mad cuz they not touching you/ trust when I wax it's wonderful/she laughing/ to the room she gasping in action/ i'm lasting/ she grabbing/ beating her brains and back in/ keep the screaming down boo/ the scratches let me know that I'm stroking you/ and you not stroking my ego/ want my chocolate pretty/ that'll cost a pretty penny/ couple quarters/ lots of remy/ couple dollars/ 5th of henny/ dude thought you had a chance/ what you still in wonderland/ you to her's peter pan/ stuck in NEVER never land/
Hook:
Verse 3
Go up against me ya fate sealed man/ hustler provider no need to steal man/ flow like Moet/ i keep it chill man/ i'ma rider plus the driver/ look i'm the wheelman/ that means I gotta grip/ and i'm still building/ talking bout toting tools/ we'll so who the real man/ reel to reel man scary movie feel and/ after you get the whole flick/ pick between extended clips/ nights in talladega the races just outrageous/ two runners both asian/ once you bank one/ why chase em/ i sprint for the dimes/ pity passing up pennies/ from the D, but got Green in the Nationals city/ tipsy gypsy telling me exactly what I seen before/ wanna read palms then go chill with the seminoles/ know the greens plentiful, evergreen in the winter grow, moving snow in our winter coats/ trying to sleep with centerfolds/
Hook:
Track Name: 3rd Person
Hook: Time after time I made the situation worsen/ feels like I'm living my life in 3rd person/

Verse
Whaddup my name's chill/ and I'ma man of glory/ what I do...well kinda self explanatory/ I like to chill/ ride the hood holding steel/ i rapped a lil bit but never had a deal/ I be in different hoods/ people think I'm doing good/ keep a new pair of jeans/ got buffs on my woods/ 2 karrots on my earlobe/ clean crease T so/ women like the extra additives/ who could be mad at this/ spend lots of time out the hood/ i get money in the burbs/ got a couple college kids/ love the herb/ so when they parents work I call I deliver/ exchange hands/ now my pockets getting bigger/ then back to the hood with the cheese like a winner/ out the whip counting chips/ bad move for beginners/ a smile on my face till I saw that chrome shimmer/ and heard a voice and felt something pressed to my liver/

Hook:
Verse:
They call me Monte man/ I'm bout my money man/ I was a magician/ used to move them Hallow Grams/holograms/ bareley seeing em and here's the reasoning/ they needed seasoning/ before I started beefing them up/ then they got fatter/ and that spread chatter/ suburbs no hood cuz you know hoods chatter/ do yo thang man/ I do the latter/ what I'm feeling in my bladder/ cold pressed make me stammer/ D..dd...Damn/ that's a hammer/ do I move will it jam up/ he says "Run it Dog, before you get Splattered for that Cabbage"/ stick up kids always famished/ paranoid about to panic/ couldnt tell what he was packing so I/ emptied out my pockets/ then he hit me in my sockets/ with the chamber as I yelled/ I'm praying I don't see hell/ while I'm laying by myself/ then I noticed as I yelled/ he already dropped a shell/ seeing lights wondering if it's Hospital or Hell/

Hook:
Verse:
Hello my names carlos/ and I dont do much/ I did good in school and was raised in a church/ i played video games/ days were all the same/ kept a nice whip and had a bad babe/ and maybe I'm not supposed to be a slave to my rosary/ my dude skeet he call me chill/ when we started to fa real...chill/ i started drinking started not doing thinking/ then I did my own thang/ messing with young hotties/ me and B Will and he knew me as Monte/ cuz see I used to rap/ so our lives was tit for tat/ his pops was a dealer/ mine had a habit/ so we'd roll n I was getting paid making loot/ but when you live day to day you're bound to go soon/ I got blasted by a goon/ but don't be sad for me/ cuz after this catastrophe/ i guess it's just back to me/
Hook:
Track Name: Lying to Ourselves feat. Larry Chipps
Verse:
You say you love em huh/ but do he make you happy/ do the good out weigh the bad do you see it lasting/ yo body craving good love girl so why you fasting/ you say you loyal and that's where we clashing/ you wit a man that don't appreciate you that's a bad thing/ when your with him fake smiles and laughter/ girl that's acting/ through the bad I'll stick with you be yo velcro/ we should go together/ you be the khakis I'll be the shell toes/ she giggling/ but say that she ain't giving in/ i say she should give him up/ and give this real love a chance/ she say... how you know if it's real/ i put her head to my heart/ and whispered in her ear/

Hook: Listen baby girl/ I know you got a man/ but I don't really care about that/ because he won't do you like I do... you Baby/ This thing so wrong/ tell me is it right when we lie to ourselves/ You should be with me/ I should be with you/

Verse:
Now when you see me sideways smiles got you blushing huh/ fantasizing it's my arm that you all up under huh/ you ain't gotta say it/ i can read you body language/ know you thinking what I'm thinking/ baby just be patient/ time stand still when you not up in my space and/ when you come around I swear that minute hand be racing/ with you time flies/ girl I ain't telling no lies/ look life's a journey and I want you in my Dodge alright/ I don't want you sneaking when I go to call alright/ wanna talk text and skype/ with you all day and all night/ when we togehter every moment filled with passion/ and when we not it's Romeo and Juliet Tragic/

Hook:

Verse:
I ain't afraid to do exactly what I need to/ walk up to your man and tell em/ dog she should leave you/ she deserve better/ she deserve me/ yeah yall togehter/ but all yall got is history/ and presently she questioning her future/ looking bright for me and I can't say the same for you sir/ but that ain't my place/ right now girl eat yo cake/ look your worth having/ so I know you know your worth the wait/ see I listen boo/ fantasize of kissing you/ conversation's de ja vu/ you know how I be missing you/ baby this game time on the 1 yard line/ if he ain't got yo Fullback I'm right here on the sideline/

Hook:
Track Name: Crisis
Verse:
I wake up before I wash and get dressed/ I thank the Lord for each breath/ pray for another day without the reaper/ can't ignore him/ just gotta accept one day ya gotta meet him/ thinking bout my past in my room shadow boxing/ miss my dead homies man we used to get it popping/ G and Cortez with the Poppin and Lockin/ lil man used to have the hood hopping/ couple of my fellas got knocked now the locked up/ gotta write a letter let em know who got shot up/ gotta write a letter/ yo "ya baby mom's knocked up , brother cutty got chopped up, he lived.. but now he locked up"/ I'm ok I work a 9 to 5/ but I'm bout to flip/ get paid just enough to make it back to do my shift/ wondering do other people live like this/ drugs jail and violence/ everyday's a crisis/

Hook: Either get rich, go to jail or get murdered/ Them the only outcomes I ever heard of/ another life ends before the night ends/

Verse:
Too stressed/ plotting on survival/ trying to find god/ but america's full of idols/ civilized but still tribal/ street gangs like new age warriors/ cuz they still rival/ on a quest to get paid/ the government offers aid/ laboratory up in Maine offered most Spades Aids/ trapped in a cage/ mind been so trained/ that outside of this box is lame or insane/ black man in a range/ he has to sell Caine/ can't listen to rock music in Armani Exchange/ steriotypes/ live everyday in my society/ can't lie/ i'm a victim/ second guessing/ my sobriety/ i been exiled by most of my fam/ don't speak to my cousins/ can't talk to my dad/ easy to get a chance/ but earning respects harder/ easy to be a dad but HARDER to be a Father/

Hook:
Verse:
I'm telling you what my life is/ priceless sacrifices/ pastor telling me christ is/ king to long life/ but that's for the righteous/ what about the fighters/ doing wrong at night cuz/ all they know's the life cuz/ some say they justified/ gotta provide/ but the lust for living lavish/ turns the best intentions savage/ then innocence of a child stained/ grown man the mind-frame/ gotta go get paid/ luxury the only aim/ love for money/ mild fame/ rooted in evel/on a race for the steeple/ beggars bothering/ broke down/ downtrodden citizens/ can't see nothing further/ then they own current predicaments/ Police drive by harassing those doing right/ see the dealers don't strike/ Everybody's got a price/ staying at the right side of life'll/ have you merging with pain/ and crashing into lonely nights aiight/
Track Name: Amateur Night
Hook: Bounce DAT/ let me see you shake/ roll them hips like you wanna get paid/ make them boys wonder how you taste/ if you wanna get cake/ just put it in his face and Bounce Dat/ (repeat)

Verse:
Girl you crazy/ quit acting lazy/ if you move that buy you a drink maybe/ Ay B girlie started shaking straight dazed me/ showed me a pocket on her thong and said/ "Pay Me"/ I'm glad to meet em/ ecstatic to greet em/ she built like a bronco/ put her in a museum/ well at least the Colosseum/ ain't no speaking/ while I read em/ unless she wanna be heavy breathing/ admiring her frame/ dancing/ what's her name/ i don't know but her roll and pop game off the chain/ yelling baby jiggle that/ come a lil closer wiggle that/ suck yo fingers/ arch yo back/ let me set a drink on that/ you look like you feeling me/ and I wanna be feeling that/ since you let me picture that/ you should let me get at that/ I got my whip/ get in that/ put yo legs up in the back relax/ bend over the hood/ let me hit it from the back/ pick a position I'm killing that/

Hook:
Verse:
Oooohhh you so beautiful/ no telling what I'll do to you/ let me get a lil dance/ no biggie take a chance/ 1 more/ 2 more/ 3 more/ I'm getting jealous cuz they watching when you laying on the floor/ and you make your cheeks do things/ pop left/ pop right/ girl I love the way you moving/ glow in the dark tongue ring/ she keep flicking it/ i told her I could make her mouth/ happy with my licorice/ picture this/ me and you/ on a pillow top for two/ bring some of your girls/ and I'ma bring the crew/ we can reunite at the rendezvous/ have aphrodisiacs for two/ you telling me no condoms cool/ I'm telling you I ain't no fool/ I retract the physical/ mami I'm not that into you/ but keep yo clothes off cuz yo body's so critical/ see I was just testing you/ now we resolved sexual/ before you leave/ get back on that pedestal/ i'm begging you to/

Hook:
Verse:
Let me get a private session don't say you uncomfortable/ the way I'm tossing tips/ like I knew you for a month or two/ show me what a Hun''ll do/ double that/ it's nothing boo/ you think my frontins cute/ so whassup with you/ you say you ain't got a man/ just a innocent dance/ when you wiggle like I'm charming off your pants/ Drinks on me/ can I lick em off you/ get you in the bedroom/ sort of like a typhoon/ rough in the beginning/ softer in the center/ locking eyes and yo thighs acting like they got a temper/ they getting heated/ so be it/ i'm proceeding/ till toes curling/ hearing screaming/ you swearing you wet dreaming/ so pillow talk about yo pains/ got problems wit yo moms/ got plans you wanna own a hair salon/ that's cool/ I ain't a fool and I aint knockin on yo plans/ but mami I ain't yo man/ I just love to watch you dance/

Hook:
Track Name: Lie to Me
Verse:
We were cool once/ now we enemies/ it was business/ and she was kin to me/ so that means/ I was wasting my energies/ stuck at the start/ and never ever finishing/ so when I finished last/ I should've finished first/ sky high/ but you know the saying about nice guys/ Gonna finish last/ luck never cross his path/ treat her like a doormat/he'll just ignore that/ that ain't right so you gotta stand tall/ you gotta have a spine balance/ so you don't fall/ say good day to the Divas/ and good morning to the sun/ say goodnight when I light/ see a star just begun/ i'm shining off the nightlife silver-lining/ im praying that the Lord provide perfect timing/ if you don't see me banging/ trust me I'm still grinding/ and you can spill your guts/ but I choose to hold mine's in/

Hook: You ain't gotta lie to me/ Tell me the truth if you hate me/ You ain't gotta lie to me/ Think I won't succeed I got one phrase for you/ (repeat)

Verse:
Say what you say cuz what you say's yo business/ respect's earned and given like money and friendship/ We was together both stuck in the trenches/ I guess from your side I had provisions/ you had decisions/ you made yo distance/ talking face to face but the feel is different/ I feel the distance/ I 'm thinking is you judging me/ cuz I didn't fall far/ the devil still nudging me/ If it was up to me/ luxury and privacy/ up to you maybe larceny and piracy/ I ain't mad though to each his own/ and it's funny how you stopped me from being gone/ I changed to chasing paper from days of chasing skirts/ from holding a mall job/ to holding too much work/ now I'm grown I see our roles reversed/ I just pray that by the hook you ain't laying in a hearse/

Hook:

Bridge: So who's real/ are you real/ are you facing reality/ Or making up a life/ as you balancing/ Making up life tight rope balancing/

Verse:
Me myself I'll tell the world a that I'm broke/ but I gotta bad broad/ and a pocket full of hope/ got a past of regrets/ and a closet full of skeletons/ look from the inside tell me if you jealous then/ Pops a fiend/ sweet georgia brown creme/ I got rich cousins that I don't never see/ and a brother over seas / hope God dont' take him cuz/ I got a nephew that needs a father to raise em/ grandma about to to pass I feel it and she telling me/ The rent's behind and my mama ain't telling me/ you get blowed right before you shed a tear/ try being stressed out and you can't afford a Beer/