The Great Recession

by XYM

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released June 7, 2012

Featuring Kaizalakazie, Marta, Craig Storrod and Debo.
Prouction by Debo, Lens, Dan Spiller, DNA Musik and Teddy James & The Genesis

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Track Name: Acapella Intro
'It's this credit crunch so they don't give me credit, the best in da UK, you damn right I said it.'
Track Name: Quids
'If I do pay taxes and play by the rules, I want my taxes to pay for these school, I want my taxes to pay for hospitals, don't want my taxes be a fucking obstacle.'
Track Name: XYM featuring Debo - Da Peoples' Rap
'I Sikh for da truth, like I carry a dagger, Fuck raising the roof yo I'm climbing da ladder, I'm praising the youth who just looking for dada.'
Track Name: Bullseye
'Take it to the Wire like my name's Marlo, rep for da Street like I'm Ken Barlow, Rep Yorkshire so I'm cheap like any sale, tryna show these cats it's more than Emmerdale.'
Track Name: Family
'The church is empty, but got hoards at Lords, Kids empty the park, but wanna see Saw.'
Track Name: XYM featuring Marta - Sirens
'I'm a hip hopper, metaphor dropper, tryna live proper in this land full coppers.'
Track Name: XYM featuring Kaizalakazie - Pocket Fulla Coppers
'I wanna make them bills, buy a house on a hill, But with jack in my pocket, I ain't chilling with Jill.'
Track Name: Bacarday
'But my cap don't fit cos my heads so big dog, Same black kid that they called a big nog.'
Track Name: Walk of Hope
'An eye for an eye kid, I know that he's panicking, But we stand here divided and frozen like manikins.'
Track Name: 2pac
'Wanted to be 2pac with my scarf wrapped tight, I wrote 8 bars n didn't half rap tight.'
Track Name: Legacy
'I wasn't bucking these gats, to busy nooking these eats, Feel like I'm fucking Chinese, the way i'm cooking these cats.'
Track Name: Black Bard
'I rap like I'm Shakespeare, on these mix tapes here, Rap to the death, like I'm Lady Macbeth, Paeodophiles fuck in Hamlets, damn that incest, I'm not tight, I'm the Titus, I know I'm da best.'
Track Name: Paper
'Tryna make this money, tryna make this paper, Immigrant dream, and then it's back to Jamaica.'
Track Name: Not Going Back
'I got God in my corner, at least I pray that he is, But I question my faith, when priests playing with kids.'
Track Name: Haiti
'Wipe this dirt off my shoulder n day called it a chip, Well it's da same chip bourne off da slave ship, We free now but it's da same shit, Our cars are our whips, but it's da same grip.'
Track Name: XYM featuring Craig Storrod - Why
'Why they let a genocide happen in Darfur, And even closer to home we can't feed our poor.'