Outside - Childish Gambino

I used to dream every night
Now I never dream at all
I'm hoping that it's 'cuz I'm living everything I want
I used to wake up in a bed between my mom and
now I'm playing with this land before time toy from pizza hut
My dad works nights
Puttin' on a stone face
He's saving up so we can get our own place
In the projects man that sound fancy to me
They call me fat nose my mom say you handsome to me
Mrs. Glover ma'am your son is so advanced but he's acting up in class
And keeps peeing in his pants
And I just wanna fit in
But nobody was helping me out
They talkin' hood sh_t and I ain't know what that was about
Cuz hood sh_t and black sh_t is super different
So I'm talking hood sh_t and cool it now like new edition
Mom and dad wouldn't listen
They left the Bronx so I wouldn't be that
All their friends in NY deal crack
It's weird, you think that they'd be proud of 'em
But when you leave the hood they think that you look down on 'em
The truth is we still struggle on different planes
7 dollars an hour with vouchers It's all the same
Facebook messaging hoping that can patch up sh_t
But all they get now is "can your son read this script?"

There's a world we can visit if we go outside, outside, outside
We can follow the rule
There's a world we can visit if we go outside outside outside
Nooooo one Knowwws
There's a world we can visit if we go outside outside outside
We can follow the rule
There's a world there's a world if we go outside outside outside
Nooooo one Knowwws

Dad lost his job
Mama work at Mrs. Winters
Gun pulled in her face she still made dinner
Donald watch the meter
So they don't turn the lights off
working 2 jobs so I can get into that white school
And I hate it there
They all make fun of my clothes and wanna touch my hair
And my uncle on that stuff got my grandma shook
Drug dealers roughed him up and stole his address book
He supposed to pay them back
He owe them money but his bank account is zero
So my mama made us sleep with philips heads under the pillow
Like that would do something
But she got 6 kids she gotta do something
She don't want me in a lifestyle like my cousin
And he mad cuz his father ain't around
He looking at me now like "why you so f_cking lucky"
I had a father too but he ain't around
So Imma take it out on you
We used to say I love you
Now we only think that sh_t
It feels weird that your the person I took sink baths with
Street took you over
I want my cousin back
The worlds saying what you are because you're young and black
Don't believe 'em
you're still that kid who kept the older boys from teasing
For some reason

There's a world we can visit if we go outside, outside, outside
We can follow the rule
There's a world we can visit if we go outside outside outside
Nooooo one Knowwws
There's a world there's a world if we go outside outside outside
We can follow the rule
There's a world there's a world if we go outside outside outside
Nooooo one Knowwws

ahhhh
can you hear me now
ahhhhh
can you hear me now
ahh haaaa
oh how much more
ahhhh
oh its crazy crazy crazy

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