One day, I‘ma be sittin’ at the table
A million or two sold all without a label
Honesty, integrity, no under the table
And didn't shake hands with the devil, no fable

Tryna watch the awards with no cable
Can't even tell who’s winnin’, the picture so unstable
A baby in the game that hopped out the cradle
He want his own crib and be able to feed his face, yo

But for now I stay in the back room
This game been dead, King Tuts tomb
They tried to pause my career, I pressed resume
And came back without the industry costume
Fresh as a bride groom
‘Til death do us part, boo

Looked in the mirror...said, “Music, I love you”
It's just this whole industry thing, I can’t do
Any way we could kill that and keep you?

I gotta be honest, I can’t front man
I got a lil bit of cheese and tried to stunt, man
And yet, they only hired me to be the stuntman
You know, the one that be doin all the work, man

No value to the conversation unless it‘s cash and
Now I understand stand why they all soundin’ brash
See I only made a little, they still tryna tax ‘em
Account so dry that the ATM was laughin’

So where the people tryna dream like me?
That think like me and see like me
That wake up every morning, unaccomplished dreams
It seems like everybody else is way ahead of me
But everybody sayin‘, “You gon’ make it, dawg”
With all these bills due, I gotta find a job
See the truth be told, no I don't have a fan mob
Got keys to success, somebody stole door knob

One day, I‘ma be right in front of the camera
And I won't have to ride around in the Camry
Make sure I that credit Christ accordingly
At the restaurant, my treat
Are you ordering?
Pass on that fortune and famous
Produced by "the greatness", If I gotta stay nameless
The Lord gave it to em so the haters can’t phase em’
KEiTH PHELPS is a beast
And you never gon’ tame em’ or contain him

One day I‘ma be sittin’ at the table
Cuz I refuse to be treated like a slave, yo
Sittin’ here with your dreams left in back room
Where you wait for the industry to feed you

I can't wait for this industry to feed me (3x)
Especially when I know that this industry, it needs me
Yea...this industry, it needs me (4x)


from Real​.​Beautiful​.​MUSiC, released February 13, 2015
Written by K. Phelps, J. Williams
Produced by DJ S.O.M. for SoulofMuzik & KEiTH PHELPS for REAL MUSIC AFFILIATES (RMA)
Publishing Co: Real Music Affiliates Publishing (BMI)/ V Kelly Publshing (BMI)/Inspiring Minds Publishing (ASCAP)
Recorded in Orlando, FL


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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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