Dom Kennedy - Locals Only Lyrics




Yeah

[Verse 1:]
The very first time I heard run in them Adidas
I never would have thought one day I'd have a fever
They used to say, "Nah Dom. He is not no keeper"
"And yea them songs cool, but naw he ain't got no heaters"
But then I went home (shhh) we ain't we ain't got one neither
The gas shut off man I just go to sleep but
These niggas think they good but I really know they suck
And niggas think they hood but I really know they punks
The man with most isn't always in the front
So hit that West Side and we'll give you what you want
A nice black eye that will go with all them lumps
And I try to stay quiet if it ain't involvin us

[Hook:]
She asked me where I came from
I told her where you headed
Back to LA
I said baby what you reppin'
I got these ideas and I'm tryin to make records
So when the train stops this time I'm a catch it [x5]

[Verse 2:]
The very first time I heard Black Superman
I knew it was ok to just act like who I am
I used to rob stores for a tape I could afford
And I want to thank the Lord for the life of 2Pac Shakur
I know living's hard but you gotta see the light
You never gone make it if you never rolled a dice
Take the first step, that was Doctor King's advice
Goin no days off I'm gone practice every night
I got so many thoughts and I got so much to write
And that right there is the story of my life
Can't sit and complain, naw I'm tryin to get a name
Help feed the kids and I'm tryin to get a chain
My homeboy Iian was the first one with a Range
We used to play my old shit, now I got mo' shit
Just a little somethin' I can get out on the road with
I can get out on the road with
Or may be just walk to the store with

[Hook]

[Verse 3:]
I remember, no cameras, no calls, no answers
No meetings, no features, no chances
No shows, no fans, no dancin'
Now there's 300 girls yellin "Go Handsome"
I'm warmin up California this is yo candle
And I never had a video on no channel
I saw your name on a sign that said show cancelled
The charm of a college kid with them pro handles
This for niggas stressed out and gotta smoke Camel's
And them ladies with them pretty open toed sandals
I remember them Impalas with them Gold Panels
We still keep it West Side like a old flannel
Mix a little Leimert Park with a cold piano
And tell if you heard somethin realer
I told Arch we was gonna kill em
New everything got me lookin like a dealer
If there's somethin' wrong then I'm lookin in the mirror
Life is a Bitch but I could never fear her
Cause she be lookin good every second that I'm near her
She told me take my time but I really couldn't hear her
Not in it for the ring girl I want to be respected
That's why it took me like 4 years to perfect it
She said you got the type of heart I like to connect with
So when the train stops next time I'm a catch it
Gone





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Dom Kennedy Locals Only Comments
  1. Mistah MegaManFan

    Brilliant background sample. #ChronoTrigger

  2. The Derp

    another classic I had on the blackberry playlist xD

  3. KJ Durham

    When its Pure you can always come back to it like its the First time.....Thank you Dom

  4. SleeepyHeaad

    Je Te Met Au Defi

  5. Anik i

    中文評論一則

  6. OneStopShop

    I miss the years around 2010
    A LOT of good rap music came out

  7. helookslike Free

    This intro is..... life

  8. Bob Bil

    Didn’t Jcole sample this song too or something? Can’t remember coles

  9. AboutMillions

    Fat Dom Kennedy is STILL undefeated.

  10. Blonded

    Chrono Trigger

  11. Erick Garcia

    Almost 10 years later. Still on repeat.

  12. Keke Marie

    Listening in 2019

  13. Tarae S

    I like Dom's " locals only " song with the chrono trigger sample waaaaaaaaaaaaayyyyyyyyyyyyyyyy better than wiz khalifa's " never been pt.2 " 👍👍👍

  14. Dewayne The Investor

    Still fire 🔥 in 2019

  15. OzzzieOne

    2019 shit is a classic

  16. Karlos Delacruz

    Double up got me here...dope..

  17. The Implication

    At 4:50 he gets that second wind... "Keep it westside like an old flannel"

  18. califaern3sto

    Get Chrono Triggered!

  19. Save Yourself Records SYS Records

    Can’t believe this don’t have over a million views. Song is so good

  20. Wandering Pondering Newt

    Still keep it westside like a old flannel

  21. Ernesto Ramos

    I still bump this song til this day

  22. Ricky Alfaro

    Player shit

  23. Koerri Elijah

    She robbed him

  24. Rodeen

    This music has been sample over and over by other rappers, I feel this this is the only one deserving of raping over the Secret of the Forest.

  25. Diino 47

    The very first time I heard run in them Adidas
    I never would have thought one day I'd have a fever
    They used to say, "Nah Dom. He is not no keeper"
    "And yea them songs cool, but naw he ain't got no heaters"
    But then I went home (shhh) we ain't we ain't got one neither
    The gas shut off man I just go to sleep but
    These niggas think they good but I really know they suck
    And niggas think they hood but I really know they punks
    The man with most isn't always in the front
    So hit that West Side and we'll give you what you want
    A nice black eye that will go with all them lumps
    And I try to stay quiet if it ain't involvin us

    [Hook]
    She asked me where I came from
    I told her where you headed
    Back to LA
    I said baby what you reppin'
    I got these ideas and I'm tryin to make records
    So when the train stops this time I'mma catch it (5x)

    [Verse 2]
    The very first time I heard Black Superman
    I knew it was ok to just act like who I am
    I used to rob stores for a tape I could afford
    I want to thank the Lord for the life of 2Pac Shakur
    I know living's hard but you gotta see the light
    You never gone make it if you never rolled a dice
    Take the first step, that was Doctor King's advice
    Goin no days off I'm gone practice every night
    I got so many thoughts and I got so much to write
    And that right there is the story of my life
    Can't sit and complain, naw I'm tryin to get a name
    Help feed the kids and I'm tryin to get a chain
    My homeboy Iian was the first one with a Range
    We used to play my old shit, now I got mo' shit
    Just a little somethin' I can get out on the road with
    I can get out on the road with
    Or may be just walk to the store with

    [Hook]

    [Bonus Verse]
    I remember, no cameras, no calls, no answers
    No meetings, no features, no chances
    No shows, no fans, no dancin'
    Now there's 300 girls yellin "Go Handsome"
    I'm warmin up California this is yo candle
    And I never had a video on no channel
    I saw your name on a sign that said show cancelled
    The charm of a college kid with them pro handles
    This for niggas stressed out and gotta smoke Camel's
    And them ladies with them pretty open toed sandals
    I remember them Impalas with them Gold Panels
    We still keep it West Side like a old flannel
    Mix a little Leimert Park with a cold piano
    And tell if you heard somethin realer
    I told Arch we was gonna kill em
    New everything got me lookin like a dealer
    If there's somethin' wrong then I'm lookin in the mirror
    Life is a Bitch but I could never fear her
    Cause she be lookin good every second that I'm near her
    She told me take my time but I really couldn't hear her
    Not in it for the ring girl I want to be respected
    That's why it took me like 4 years to perfect it
    She said you got the type of heart I like to connect with
    So when the train stops next time I'mma catch it
    Gone

  26. Brandon Davis

    This song is so great it’s just hard for him to top now

  27. Under Cap

    Brandun Deshay on the beat

  28. Oswaldo Rentero

    Makes me feel like I'm still in HS.... the memories.

    Nolan Flemmings

    Oswaldo Rentero Like deadass!

  29. Jordan Aaron ThaMenace

    This my boy fasho fasho Love this song and for those who don’t know Dom in real life his musik and flow and videos is him in real life chill , laid back , kalm, simple but very very Mature a real adult

  30. Save Yourself Records SYS Records

    How this still don’t have a million views yet.. joint such a classic

  31. Darxxxide

    I hate I'm finding this 8 years late

  32. Ase

    Still bumps in 2018

  33. J Green

    Who's still listening ? 💕

  34. Kickz By The Foot

    Classic Dom

  35. helookslike Free

    The piano intro.... has this on repeat.

    DeMarcus Fagan

    Search "chrono trigger - secrets of the forests"

  36. Gavin Landry

    Holy shit

  37. walter simpson

    one of my favorite song by you man, dom, "never forget where you came from but always remember where you going". - teddy Augusta

  38. Mary Salinas

    I can’t stand when people say omg this 5 years old 10 yrs ago!! Stfu and just listen to the song! Lol! Doms the shit idgaf how old it is

  39. JAVEN

    Dang 7 years ago. :(

  40. Yahon Williams

    fire asssl song🔥🔥🔥🔥🔥

  41. Darius Olfus

    87 people who dislike this must be from outta town and this is for locals only

  42. Jan Elhøj

    There is hope for HIPHOP

  43. Terrence Esquire Huggins

    Classic!

  44. GamerGee

    The intro beat is hard

  45. Kevin Santos

    whats the name of the sample at 3:30 - 4:33 ?

  46. Dave Hayes

    This isnt just music this is art!!

  47. Luis Velazquez

    Man, Doms lyrics just don't match up with this instrumental..

  48. Isaiah Davis

    2017 !!!

  49. David Nkrumah

    favorite dom Kennedy song

  50. Adrian Smash

    me encanta

  51. Cristian 250

    I guess patience, is the only way of waiting.

  52. Javier Tapia

    Dom is a smooth dude.

  53. Nappy Ty

    still bangin in 017

  54. _nino_

    Damn it's been 6 years since this shit dropped! I remember being a freshman in high school banging this in the morning on my way to school in my mommas whip

    thewiz412

    _nino_ me too bro! Class of 2013! LA PUENTE HIGH 626!!! Haa

  55. Audi Allen

    shouts out to dom Kennedy

  56. Adrian Smash

    uff men ira como me hiciste bailar al estilo negro +1000000000

  57. The Lean Ranger!

    That 3rd verse probably the realist shit he ever wrote 🔥🔥🔥🔥🔥🔥🔥💯🔥

  58. Rafaela Ch

    I love Dom Kennedy so much. He makes real music. With REAL women in his videos! Please keep it up Dom ❤

  59. T Crooks

    i forgot about this old stuff

    Sean Roberts

    T Crooks had to give the old stuff a listen, need a break from this shit that's in the airwaves

  60. Tom Que

    6 years DAMN!!!!

  61. Nicolas Dolan

    Damn. This. Shit. Is. Cold.

    When a sample can inspire a producer, a director and an artist to reinterpret and create something like this - that is art. That's what music is supposed to do, man.

  62. darren essex

    union station

  63. Lushana Collins

    Evil Needle brought me here

    Lushana Collins

    Álex Lopez , Listen to evil Needle for years but never really looked up the original song until now

  64. Mike Wilhelmson

    common rip off

    J C

    Sample*

    Ma Ciek

    Chrono Trigger - Secret of the Forest , they both sampled same track.

  65. Kyle Long

    holy fuck this is five years old shoot me

  66. Marcus Parker

    Dont sleep on Dom 🔥🔥🔥🔥

  67. Daniel Hunter

    Chrono Trigger - Secret of the Forest

  68. The Lean Ranger!

    I don't know if he'll ever out do himself on this one💯💯💯

    Lupin The IVth

    Cold lol

  69. Ize Of Kira

    A bit melancholy but beautiful nonetheless.

  70. daniel webb

    the most unique of Dom's songs

  71. Willie Mcneal

    can believe this is the first time ive heard this!!!

  72. BIG FILHO

    "The man with the most isn't always in the front" Dom stay dropping real life gems man.

  73. Bεคsta

    I know tha sample

    coreyaustin1

    +XxNonscoperxX - Music


    Yasunori MitsudaSecret of the Forest

  74. Salvador Vazquez

    Been Stuck On The Amtrack For The Past 3 Hours Bumping This Song

  75. Tajeh Brown

    Still my favorite Dom K song

  76. REAL FA SHUR

    Union Station bitches galore

  77. Frank Ogee

    used to rob stores for a tape i Could afford

  78. TNT

    What is the first 50 secs of this song

    Jonathan Miller

    +Terence Wesley The song is called "It Was Beautiful". It's off of Dom's Future Street/Drug Sounds mixtape.

  79. 2DM Dee

    I never heard a Dom Kennedy song that's trash

    Dominic078

    K Lmfaooooo

    The Implication

    I wish this was still soo true

    Chris G

    "LA is not for sale"

    Danny Wilson Jr.

    Jose Morales

    Lmao I’ve been a Dom K fan for 10 years now and yes I’ll agree that’s his worst project 😷

  80. Njzfinest

    CHRONO TRIGGER BEAT, SICKKKK

  81. enforcingpidgeon

    this song got me into making beats, thank you BrandUn DeShay

    toastdee.

    enforcingpidgeon Same bro!

  82. The Lean Ranger!

    To this day I still think this is his best song.

  83. MFBloosh

    Shout out to Link.

  84. Hxdi Hxdi Jxnes Jxnes

    That girl tho...

  85. Blackimar64

    The videographer did an amazing job, and of course the song is amazing too.

  86. cahlito Jenkins

    I don't fuck with palm readers

  87. Mohamed Ismail Ahmed

    could someone translate their french conversation?

    nitrodu13

    @Moe Ismail Girl: How is it going ?Dom: what are you saying ?
    G: Oh you don't speak french ?!
    D: No, my name is Dom (I'm Dom), Nice to meet you.
    G: Nice to meet you too, I'm Beck.
    Beck : Did you ever taste french fries ?
    D: (Laughs).
    Beck : I'm kidding! So where are you going ?

    Photographer DeVaughn Station

    Girl: hey I've noticed you watching me, just say hello!

    Dom: I have been, I'm Dom nice to meet you. I think you might be a perfect fit.

    Girl: a perfect fit? (Laughs) a perfect fit for......

    Dom: fixing this lil situation.....

  88. john Copeland

    Opm till . . . . .

  89. G. Ruiz

    Still listening to this song, Dom is really great imo

  90. John Zumunda

    This shit is so dope...Cant wait til Dom creates some more WESTSIDE masterpieces!!

  91. Aaron Weaver

    Does anyone know where to find the chords for this on keyboard or like a tutorial or something? Thanks!

  92. gamerprince1999

    Holy shit first this guy then wiz khalifa... and from the same track of chrono trigger too... 

    Njzfinest

    @gamerprince1999 which song from wiz?

    Dyzzi 773

    @Njzfinest Never Been - Wiz Khalifa

  93. Kim W Barnes Jr

    Got dat D hat on boyy

  94. Young Bix-0

    Absoloutely love this video

    Young Bix-0

    @***** appreciate you bruv

  95. Joker

    Chrono Trigger one of the greatest games ever sent me here

  96. Bartosz Wróblewski

    Beat from SNES game Chrono trigger :)

  97. NCsPride704

    BrandUn Deshay brought me here. . .