No Shortcuts (single)

by Keith Phelps

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No Shortcuts 03:43
Verse: Aye I'm that independent hustler And u just became my customer Married to the music, stuck with her And if u married to the game good luck with her Dawg, you so Hollywood Do anything, u prolly would I wanna make sure it's understood I'ma hit the bullseye like Robin Hood And haters hatin' horribly I'm tryna behave cordially Man why they all ignoring me? Like "Lets not hear no more of Keith" Man wat was I thinkin No freedom, where's Lincoln? I'm seasoned, u sinkin I'm so fresh that u stinkin I welcomed myself to the road less traveled Cuz you can't walk on easy street unless u wearin them shackles They told me I wont ever make it cuz I fight to much I turn around and tell the industry to kiss my butt Talkin bout "sign this, sign that So everybody know wat yo name is Homie ima make u famous World Star Hip Hop playlist" But since I won't let u steal from me Guess everybody just gon sleep on me But ima still get my paper Regardless of all these haters Pre Chorus: I swear this game forever testing me And won't let the fact that I'm overlooked get the best of me And I'm just getting started just wait till u see the rest of me Marathon and not a race Microwave success no thanks Homie Ima work for mine, till the last dime (No shortcuts) Ain't lookin for the fast way or no hand out (Don't want no shortcuts) And we dont need to be put on, we gon' stand out (No shortcuts) Best believe when we hit the stage, we gon' turn it out (Don't want no shortcuts) No shortcuts No sir No shortcuts Verse: They say jealousy don't live far Well that's my next door neighbor And everybody lookin in disbelief Shocked em like a taser Feelin blue and gold homie that's them undefeated Pacers And even once u prove urself The game don't show no favor Pursue ur dreams but don't step on no toes Cuz u ain't supposed to be successful homie 'less u been chose I'm from the land where corn fields and soybeans grow And yo I'm still makin noise like and unsilenced phone Tell me why them Lazy folks on boast mode Doin the most mode They see u workin Now we friends like now we friends like sweet cinnamon toast mode But I'm nowhere to be found cuz homie I'm ghost mode Goin hard from the north like them gangstas on Post Road When u pay them dues Man, sign them checks to yoself Don't let these over paid clowns shape ur perception of wealth And when u hustle this hard they can't see u like stealth I mean u gotta go this hard when u ain't gettin no help


released November 29, 2013


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Keith Phelps Orlando, Florida

Keith Phelps is a music producer, songwriter, musician and proud Indianapolis native. Phelps is a visionary who uses his vast creative ability to create powerful content with necessary messages. Phelps has spent time on tour as the keyboardist for Haley Reinhart and Legendary R&B singer Jon B. Phelps love for making good music is reflected within his art and he’s only just begun. ... more

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