That's What I've Been Told

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5 o'clock. Bright and early.
Alarm starts sounding, gotta get to work early.
Stoked to have a job gotta pay my rent,
Gotta get that money save it for retirement.
Grab a granola bar on the way out the door,
Half asleep I think of life and that I really want more.
Listen to the radio sitting in traffic,
Gotta negative attitude already that's a bad habit.
Rush in, clock in, and get to working,
Pretend to like your boss and his non stopping talking.
That's what I've been told, that's what I've been told,
Always do what you been told, that’s what I've been told.
I put my time in, a full 8 hour shift.
Made it through the day now I'm done with it.
I'm scared about my time won't know where it went,
And that's a real fear man I ain't being sarcastic.
Get in my car and turn the stereo off,
I'm literally supposed to be a better me stop.
Why should I care to die a normal guy that's my thought.
They build me up then watch me drop, they make hot then cool me off.
I trade a 3rd of my day so they can get they product off.
That's a 3rd of my life that I'm missing,
A 3rd of my life that I need,
That's a 3rd of my life that's really pushing me to succeed.
But I should be happy with where I'm at a lotta people have it worse then me.

That's what I've been told, that's what I've been told,
Always do what you've been told , that's what I've been told.
That's what I've been told, that's what I've been told,
Always do what you've been told , that's what I've been told.
That's what I've been told, that's what I've been told,
Always do what you've been told , that's what I've been told.
That's what I've been told, that's what I've been told,
Always do what you've been told , that's what I've been told.

Four full years yea I'm breaking it in,
2017s my year I can feel it within.
Don't always do what I'm told and I'll say it again,
This is my life and I'll live it right to the end.
I ain't talkin about fame. I ain't talkin about the glory.
I ain't talkin about the money. I'm talkin about my life story.
What I do, who influence, how I help the youth,
My work is coming together right now what I do is the proof.
And the kids these days that's the next generation,
If I don't live my dream then what am I saying?
Should I quit give in and become a statistic?
Or should I dig right in? I think I'm willing to risk it.
I put it all on the line without seeing a dime,
I think it's finally time for me to get what's mine.
And I hope you do the same!
The world is yours. You ain't gotta do what they say.

That's what I've been told, that's what I've been told,
Always do what you've been told , that's what I've been told.
That's what I've been told, that's what I've been told,
Always do what you've been told , that's what I've been told.
That's what I've been told, that's what I've been told,
Always do what you've been told , that's what I've been told.
That's what I've been told, that's what I've been told,
Always do what you've been told , that's what I've been told.

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from DIY Till I DIE or until someone else does it for me, released February 17, 2017

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