Getting By by Derek Minor, Trip Lee


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PSA Volume 3 by Derek Minor

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Getting By
by Derek Minor, Trip Lee

Album: PSA Volume 3


Derek Minor: They tell us that we savages cause where them hard knock classes is, dudes'll leave you in bandages. Its only one rule where the cashless live, survive or reside where them caskets is. Yeah they roll they problems in Swishas and blow em in the sky, born in hell but hoping they can get high and rise, tired of steppin over crack fiends, rather deal it than smoke it, he got crack dreams. They broke and drug dealin is his only hope and aint no doctors and lawyers livin that way, posting. When he see doctors and lawyers its only liquor pouring on the curb cause homie got his head exploded. And as I sit on this stage and the drummer play the symbols and thangs, somebody round the corner on a mission tryna get em some change, hopin he can pay for a change.

I wish that things were really different, and we were really living. It must be something missing. Cause yesterday it felt that this cant be life. Today it seem we only getting by.

Derek Minor: See I remember when Me and Tommy was barreling down a country road. He smoking strong, im comin up with the sickest flows. At least to me they was. Im like "you feel that, cuz?" he blow the smoke in my face so I can get a buzz. Fast forward im rappin so I can get a buzz, think if you knew who I was that would replace the love that was gone cause I rarely had a dad at home and when I did it was different cause I wasn't his own. I bet you wanna be a rock star. Mix the white with the soda it get rock hard. But remember while you tryna hit your quota theres a kid at home losing his parents to buy your new car. And as I sit on this stage and the drummer play the symbols and thangs, somebody round the corner on a mission tryna get em some change, hopin he can pay for a change.

I wish that things were really different, and we were really living. It must be something missing. Cause yesterday it felt that this cant be life.
Today it seem we only getting by.

Trip Lee: Yes sir, I remember as a young buck all I wanted out of life was dumb luck, enough money that I could fill up a dump truck, and a whip that I could swang like numchucks. But both of those came second to the females staring at their backsides but I couldn't see well. Caught up in the chase would holla for my sake, I guess knowing I could pull them would help to feel safe. But them girls wasn't safe tho, cause I was done when I had what I came fo'. It made me feel like I was livin, it aint so, I wish I could go back and take away the pain bro. Now as I sit on this stage and the drummer play the symbols and thangs, somebody round the corner on a mission tryna get em some change, hopin he can pay for a change.


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  2. All Hail The King
  3. All In the Wrist
  4. All Is Bright
  5. All My Love
  6. All Rise Up
  7. All the Way
  8. All We Do Is Win
  9. Alright Alright
  10. Answer
  11. Anti-Gravity
  12. Apathy (Interlude)
  13. Astronaut
  14. Babel 1
  15. Babel 2
  16. Back In The Bag
  17. Bammm
  18. Bear With You
  19. Beautiful Life
  20. Beautiful Life 2
  21. Behold the Christ
  22. Behold the Spirit
  23. Believe It
  24. Bet I Win
  25. Bigger Better Things
  26. Billion Years
  27. Black Market
  28. Brag On My Lord
  29. Buckets
  30. Call Me Back 1
  31. Call Me Back 2
  32. Call Me Back 3
  33. Call Us Crazy
  34. Cash or Christ
  35. Change
  36. Change The World
  37. Clean
  38. Cling to You
  39. Clocked In
  40. Clouds
  41. Come Alive
  42. Come Close
  43. Comments
  44. Contradiction
  45. Covenant Eyes
  46. Cryin' Out
  47. David
  48. Deaf
  49. Dear Mr. Christian
  50. Decisions
  51. Dig In
  52. Do What I Gotta Do
  53. Dominate
  54. Don't Cry
  55. Dope
  56. Empire
  57. Eyes Open
  58. Fair
  59. Fallen
  60. Fallin'
  61. Fantasy
  62. Feeling Good
  63. Flex
  64. Fly
  65. Follow the Crowd
  66. For My Good
  67. Forever
  68. Get Busy
  69. Get It, Get It
  70. Get Loose
  71. Get Out The Way
  72. Get Up
  73. Gimmie
  74. Give Him Glory
  75. Give You That Truth
  76. God Bless the Trap
  77. God Flex
  78. Going In
  79. Going Up
  80. Good Enough
  81. Good News Pt. 1
  82. Good News Pt. 2
  83. Good News Pt. 3
  84. Good Thing
  85. Gotta Go
  86. Gotta Grow
  87. Grace Amazing
  88. Greatness 2.0
  89. Hat Trick
  90. Heart Problem
  91. Heaven's Light
  92. Heaven's Little Runaway
  93. High Enough
  94. Higher
  95. higher Higher HIGHER
  96. Hip Hop
  97. Hold Up
  98. Homecoming
  99. Hot Air Balloon
  100. How Great Thou Art
  101. I Can Wait
  102. I Can't Lose
  103. I Have A Dream
  104. I Love Music
  105. I Love You So Much
  106. I'm A Beast
  107. I'm Gone
  108. I'm Good
  109. IDK
  110. IGWT
  111. iLove
  112. Impose
  113. In Spite of All
  114. In The Morning
  115. Inexhaustible
  116. Insomniac
  117. Intimacy
  118. Intro - Empire
  119. Invade
  120. It Is What It Is
  121. Jesus Muzik
  122. Joy
  123. Judo
  124. Jumpin'
  125. King Like Mine
  126. Kingdom Come
  127. Know About It
  128. Know Me
  129. Last Forever
  130. Launch Pad
  131. Lazarus
  132. Left Right
  133. Let 'Em Know
  134. Level
  135. Life 101
  136. Light Up
  137. Light Work
  138. Lights On
  139. Like We Supposed To
  140. Limitations
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  142. Living The Life
  143. Longer
  144. Look At Me Now
  145. Lookin' for Love
  146. Lord Have Mercy
  147. Lost In Minorville
  148. Lotto
  149. Loud Music
  150. Love
  151. Love Go High
  152. Love On Display
  153. Love You Better
  154. Making Me More
  155. Man
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  157. Money Up
  158. More
  159. More Ft. Diamone
  160. My Lord
  161. Never Stop
  162. New Dreams
  163. No Lie
  164. No One Greater
  165. No Quit
  166. No Worries
  167. Noel
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  169. Nothing To Something
  170. Now They Know
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  175. One Sixteen
  176. Out My Way
  177. Out of Tune
  178. Over Do It
  179. Overjoyed
  180. Party People
  181. Past the Sky
  182. Praise and Arrows
  183. Prognosis
  184. Put In Work
  185. Ready
  186. Ready, Set, Go
  187. Real Life Music
  188. Real Ones
  189. Real Recognize Real
  190. Real Vision
  191. Relief
  192. Respect That
  193. Revolution
  194. Riddle Me This
  195. Right By My Side
  196. Right Now
  197. Rise
  198. Robin
  199. Robot
  200. Rooftop Freestyle
  201. Run Amok
  202. Run Baby Run
  203. Run It
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  205. Satisfaction (Hedonist)
  206. Save Me
  207. Say Hello
  208. Say Something
  209. See You Win
  210. Self Examination
  211. Show's Over
  212. Shweet
  213. Slow Down
  214. Snitch
  215. Something New
  216. Sound
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  218. Stay High
  219. Still Unashamed
  220. Stranger
  221. Supernatural
  222. Superstar (Eyes Off Me)
  223. Sweet Dreams
  224. Sweet Victory
  225. Take A Broken Heart
  226. Take Me There
  227. Take Off
  228. The Invasion (Hero)
  229. The Man
  230. The Saints
  231. The Trap
  232. Things Fall Apart
  233. This Morning
  234. Threat
  235. Tight Rope
  236. To Live Is Christ
  237. Too Cold
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  239. Triple Double
  240. True Security
  241. Try Again
  242. Turn It Up
  243. Twisted
  244. Uh Huh
  245. Undefeated
  246. Until I'm Gone
  247. Until The End of Time
  248. Visions From The Top
  249. Wait A Minute
  250. Walls
  251. War
  252. Was It Worth It
  253. We Are (Champions)
  254. We Gonna Make It
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  256. We Worked for It
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  258. Well Done
  259. When We Touchdown
  260. Where Do We Go From Here
  261. Who Gon Stop Us
  262. Who He Is
  263. Who Is Like Him?
  264. Who You Gon' Be
  265. Who You Know
  266. Who You Rollin' Wit
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  268. Why Me
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