Ying Yang Twins - Family Lyrics




[Verse 1: Kaine]
I had a partner named Courtney, (DEAD!)
Pulled by a van, blood gone from his head
I had another partner named Terry, (DEAD!)
Tried to flee the scene
Before they hit'em wit the left
My grandma always said
When it rains it pours
Niggas dying like flies
Got me kinda scared to go outdoors
I had a cousin named Ant, (DEAD!)
They say the young man only died by the head
The streets all we got it
Boys gon' be boys
And in ya hype,
Teach your son to like guns with toys
Now what we supposed to do
When you know you gotta get ya kid enrolled in school
So you start hanging round with the local crew
Have a smoke or two
Start kicking him a joke or two
Tell me what the parent's supposed to do?

[Chorus:]
Go tell momma (Go tell momma)
To go ask daddy (To go ask daddy)
Since when was the last time
We were a family
Like we supposed to be

Brothas and sistas (Brothas and sistas)
Achi cousins I love you (Achi cousins I love you)
Sometimes we as family
We don't do what we supposed to
So I say...

Familay-iiieee!
Yeah, Family
Familay-iiieee!
(Yeah)

[Verse 2: D-Roc]
1979, that's when my momma had me
2006, her oldest son is a daddy
Check it
I got two daughters of my own
They say I degrade women
But they degrade they self
They didn't have help, growing up
She had a dead beat momma
And a dead beat daddy
She go and shake her ass quick, in the club
Drop it like it's hot
I tell my kids what to do
And what to do not
I'm a grown ass man
I gotta feed my kids
So I teach them the right and wrong way to live
If you feel bad
You need to stop shaking ya ass
And your parents won't be so mad
Might smile at'cha
If you keep shaking your ass in the club
Ying Yang gon' show you love
Listen
I keep stressing to my daughters stay in school
Learn all you can
Yes, I'm a real family man
HAAAAAANH!!!

[Chorus:]
Go tell momma (Go tell momma)
To go ask daddy (To go ask daddy)
Since when was the last time
We were a family
Like we supposed to be (Familay-iiieee!)

Brothas and sistas (Brothas and sistas)
Achi cousins I love you (Achi cousins I love you)
Sometimes we as family
We don't do what we supposed to
So I say...

Familay-iiieee!
Yeah, Family
Familay-iiieee!
(Yeah)

[Verse 3: Kaine]
Check this out
I wanna break the music down for a minute
I wanna say something to US
You know I say us
Cause we are a people
We all are
If you love your sister, your brother
Your father, your mother

Clap yo hands
Clap yo hands
Clap yo hands
Clap yo hands

(Familay-iiieee)
(Yeah)
(Family)
(Familay-iiieee)
(Yeah)
(Family)
(Familay-iiieee)

[Chorus:]
Go tell momma (Go tell momma)
To go ask daddy (To go ask daddy)
Since when was the last time
We were a family
Like we supposed to be

Brothas and sistas (Brothas and sistas)
Achi cousins I love you (Achi cousins I love you)
Sometimes we as family
We don't do what we supposed to
So I say...

Familay-iiieee!
Family
Familay-iiieee!
(Yeah)





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Ying Yang Twins Family Comments
  1. Rising Phoenix

    What ever happened to music like this. This is why older hip hop fans like myself shun these new school rappers because the music we grew up on had a meaning and substance behind it. Yeah we had the club anthems and ratchetness but that wasn't the only thing rapped about like it is today. Hip Hop is inspirational and empowering and we've lost that along the way. Where are the songs that are relatable to the average person who doesn't have millions; songs that help us get through the struggle of every day life. Man I miss these days.

  2. ☯️sKitZoBonKa ツ

    Go tell mama to go ask daddy that to me was the last time we was a family like we supposed to be 🙏