Love Of My Life Featuring Common 14. The story can be taken as a literal, rather humorous street story-in this version, 2 guys each think they are getting one up on the girl, while she is playing both of them. All the seed and baby metaphors are about starting this new style, and watching it grow, without the industry knowing it's happening, against their will. There are many archetypes here. It's about transcending musical genres. And it will work because they have style and it's clever.
And I'm left to shine, but the legacy I leave behind Be the seed that'll keep the flame I don't ask for much but enough room to spread these wings And the world gonna know my name There are hints of the broader story at play, but it becomes convoluted when you try to pin it down. The woman at the beginning I think is some sort of representation of what their listeners expect from music, exspecially their view of black music. He sees it as keeping his legacy alive. A good bet is that Seed 2. A seed is suggestive of a new beginning, and the possibility of growth. Them working together, getting a little artistic freedom is enough, and getting popular.
Some expect their original neo-soul, others want bling bling hip-hop. !!!!!!! This is just a preview! Who knows if that is what Chessnut had in mind when writing the lyrics? Change is hard in the music industry. . This is going to work out we have seen it. Also listening to the entire cd you see the progression of different sounds and tones that they are making.
And they'll name it Rock'N'Roll. Am G Dm G I push my seed in her bush for life Am G Dm Bb6 It's gonna work because I'm pushin it right Am G Bb6 If Mary drops my baby girl tonight Intro riff I would name her rock'n roll x3 I would name it rock in roll. The Roots are poets sure enough, but. Wow, that was a lot about that song, but I haven't seen any simular theory anywhere, and it seems so obvious. It's also got qualities of a tragic fable- pride, arrogance, deceit, etc.
Am Dm Bb6 E7Oh break it down, down for me Breakdown Am G Dm Bb6 E7 Am G Dm I push my seed somewhere deep in her chest Am G Dm Bb6 I push it naked cause I've takin my test Am G Deliverin' Mary it don't matter the sex Bb6 intro riff I'm gonna name it rock'n roll. Could have been that this song happened just like that. First I tought it was about cheating and a hostage You'll be keeping my baby alive but that confused me, so I'm happy to know what it is really about. He is going to show the industry what's next. However, yes, it could jsut be a sex song that was recorded in the guy's bedroom one night, but I doubt that. This verse is being rapped by Black Thought hint hint Basically telling them that if everyone aint on board they can and will find replacements.
Michels from Venlo, NetherlandsLovely song! Surely because it has an old-skool sound to it. They are known for a jazzy, eclectic approach to hip hop which includes live instrumentals. The chorus declares that if Mary's baby drops that night, he'll name her Rock and Roll. This references back to the song's first verse: Knocked up nine months ago And what she gonna have she don't know She want neo-soul, this hip-hop is old She don't want no rock'n'roll It's one of those songs that becomes more convoluted the more you try to put together a precise linear narrative. She want platinum or ice or gold She want a whole lot of somethin' to fold After that, the song discusses a woman named Mary and a woman named Cadillac, and the singer identifies himself as the code name The Only One. Knocked up nine ago And what she's fittin' to have she don't know She neo soul hip hop is old She don't want no rock'n roll She want platinum, ice and gold She want a lot of somethin' to fold If you're an she'll just drop you cold Cause one don't stop the show Little Mary's bad In streets she done ran Ever when the heat began I told the girl look here Calm down I'm hold your hand To you to keep the plan Because you're to learn And we can make to burn If you me the game I don't ask for much but to room to my wings And a fittin' to know my name, just to me I don't ask, for much days And I don't and if I don't get my way I only want to another my lover's back I sit and it grow standin' I'm at Fertilize behind my behind my back And I'm my mine I push my seed in her bush for life It's work I'm pushin' it right If Mary my baby girl I name her rock 'n roll Cadillac space to roam Where we headin' for she don't know We in the city the pro rattle 'n roll And I'm a god dang rollin' stone I don't beg I can hold my own I don't I can hold a chrome And it's weighin' a ton and I'm a son of a gun My code name is the only one And Thought is bad These he done ran ever when the game began I played the fool Matter of fact I've been it cool Since been changin' hands And I'm left to shine, the I behind be the seed that'll keep the flame I don't ask for much but room to these wings And a fittin' to know my name, now to me I don't beg from a rich man And I don't and kick when his shit don't fall in my handsman Cause I know how to still Fertilize against my will I lick the cause she don't take no pill Oh you know the deal you'll be my alive I push my seed in her bush for life It's work I'm pushin' it right If Mary my baby girl I name her rock 'n roll Oh it down, down for me I push my seed deep in her chest I push it cause I've takin' my test Deliverin' Mary it don't the sex I'm name it rock 'n roll I push my seed in her bush for life It's work I'm pushin' it right If Mary my baby girl tonight I name her rock 'n roll I name her rock 'n roll I name her rock 'n roll I name it rock 'n roll. That the beauty of inspired writing.
They'll be remembered for it. Either way, the general spirit is that the guy wants to get as many women pregnant as possible. She don't know, we in the city where the pros shake, rattle and roll And I'm a gaddang rollin' stone, I don't beg, I can hold my own I don't break, I can hold the chrome and it's weighin' a ton And I'm a son of a gun, my code name is 'The Only One' And Black Thought is bad, the mean streets he done ran Ev'r since when the game began I never played the fool Matter fact, I've been keepin it cool Since money been changin hands and I'm left to shine The legacy I leave behind, be the seed that'll keep the flame I don't ask for much but enough room to spread these wings And the world finna know my name I don't beg from no rich man and I don't scream and kick When his shit don't fall in my hands, man 'Cuz I know how to steal, fertilize another against my lover's will I lick the opposition 'cuz she don't take no pill No dear, you'll be keepin' my legend alive I push my seed in her bush for life It's gonna work because I'm pushin' it right If Mary dropped my baby girl tonight I would name her Rock 'N' Roll Break it down, break it down, down for me I push my seed somewhere deep in her chest I push it naked 'cuz I've taken my test Deliver it, Mary, it don't matter the sex I'm gon name it Rock 'N' Roll I push my seed in her bush for life It's gonna work because I'm pushin' it right If Mary dropped my baby girl, tonight I would name her Rock 'N' Roll I would name her Rock 'N' Roll I would name her Rock 'N' Roll, yeah I would name it Rock 'N' Roll Get the embed code The Roots - Non-Album Releases Album Lyrics1. But they want to do everything, and right now, they're doing rock and roll. Cody is talking about not whining or begging about the industry control and money. Just going out picking up Cody Chessnut shows the diversity for the ablum that they had in mind. However if you've seen their interviews about this album, you'd see a different meaning.
It also may mean literally For Life- for all living things , for people. It is so much more symbolic than that. Table Of Contents - Part 3The Roots Lyrics provided by SongLyrics. He wrote and wrote, and at the end it was about freedom of expression, and Rock n Roll. You had Music Soul Child, Erika Badu sp , Angie Stone and others but you also had some bad ass neo rock stars Tracy Chapman, Lenny Kravis. Both guys are aspiring artists, thinking they are playing the record company, getting one over, while the record company is really playing both the artists. At the time of this record was being made there was a big movement of Neo sould music also.
You really have to start at the beginning when it comes to the Roots. Something In The Way Of Things In Town 28. Here is my guess: They are sneaking an out of genre song in under the music industry radar. And he is sneaking one in on them. If you read the lyrics you would understand that if the song was just about meaningless sex than half of his lines would not make sense.