• Artist: Akil Wingate
  • Title: Black
  • Genre: Pop - Pop/Modern, Hip Hop - Pop/Modern, Pop - Electronic, Electronic - Electronic Pop
  • Mood: Aggressive/Edgy, Dramatic
  • Speed: Fast (130-160)
  • Instruments: Electronic Sounds/Noises, Real Drums/Drum Kit, Ethnic, Percussion, Loops/Samples, All Other, Keyboards/Organs
  • Track type: Lyric - Full Length
  • Date added: 4/19/2012
  • Lyric themes: Political Criticism, Rebellious, War, Rebellion, Freedom
  • Lyrics: BLACK By Akil Wingate Copyright 2011 Akil Wingate BMI AKIL WINGATE SONGS VERSE 1: I be’s a lion hear me roar I can’t be tamed what you fightin’ for You feel my drums beat my jungle floor They beats a cata, beats a cata, beats a cata In my kingdom, best bow down Ain’t no fakers wear my crown I be’s the best there is around I beat a cata, beat a cata, beat a cata Me come long line legacy Be gone triflin’ ight testin’ me I want what’s mine, freedom be I beat a cata, beat a cata, beat a cata Jimmy crow apartheid Rwanda rebel state Niger Delta diamond taint I beat a cata, beat a cata, beat a cata WHAT! CHORUS: Burn down the borders that keep us out Trouble the waters and scream and shout Fight for my freedom cuz we bleed black Black Black Black VERSE 2: Heaven come wash over me What fools humans be Give me death or give me free I beat a cata, beat a cata, beat a cata Malcolm, Martin, who will lead Gone forgotten tragedy Damn your bling; bling and mtv I beat a cata, beat a cata, beat a cata I be’s a river running deep Troubled waters troublin’ me Where you runnin’ to, to the sea I beat a cata, beat a cata, beat a cata I am your brotha, we are a tree We got deep roots deadly deep Don’t you remember who you be You beat a cata, beat a cata, beat a cata CHORUS: Burn down the borders that keep us out Trouble the waters and scream and shout Fight for my freedom cuz we bleed black Black Black Black
  • Keywords: exciting, aggressive, pop, rap

About Akil Wingate

Akil Wingate

GREENSBORO, NC United States

Akil Wingate is an American singer-songwriter that divides time between Paris and Los Angeles. He combines rock, soul, and electronic elements to forge his own brand of lo-fi sound.

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