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Artist: Eminem
Track: Rhyme Or Reason

Yeah, yeah
Yeah, yeah, yeah

(What's your name?) Marshall
(Who's your da- your daddy?) I don't have one

My mother reproduced like a Komodo dragon
And had me on the back of a motorcycle
Then crashed in the side of loco-motive with rap, I'm loco
It's like handing a psycho a loaded handgun
Michelangelo with a paint gun in a tantrum
About to explode all over the canvas
Back with the Yoda of rap in a spasm
(Your music usually has 'em)
(But waned for the game your enthusiasm it hasn't)
(Follow you must, Rick Rubin my little Padawan)
A Jedi in training, colossal brain and, thoughts of entertaining
But docile and impossible to explain and, I'm also vain and
Probably find a way to complain about a Picasso painting
Puke Skywalker, but sound like Chewbacca when I talk
Full of such blind rage I need a seein'-eye dog
Can't even find the page, I was writing this rhyme on
Oh, it's on the rampage, couldn't see what I wrote, I write small
It says "ever since I drove a '79 Lincoln with white walls
Had a fire in my heart, and a dire desire to aspire, to Die Hard"
So as long as I'm on the clock punching this time card
Hip hop ain't dying on my watch

But sometimes, when I'm sleeping, she comes to me in my dreams
Is she taken? (Is she taken?) Is she mine? (Is she mine?)
Don't got time don't care, don't have two shits to give
Let me take you by the hand to promise land
And threaten everyone, 'cause there's no rhyme or no reason for nothing

(What's your name?) Marshall
(Who's your daddy?) I don't know him, but I wonder
(Is he rich like me?) Haha
Has he taken (has he taken) any time (any time)
(To show) to show you what you need to live?

No, if he had, he wouldn't have ended up in these rhymes on my pad
I wouldn't be so mad, my attitude wouldn't be so bad, yeah, dad
I'm The epitome and the prime example of what happens
When the power of the rhyme falls into the wrong hands, and
Makes you want to get up and start dancing
Even if it is Charles Manson who just happens to be rapping
Blue lights flashing, laughing all the way to the bank
Lampin' in my K-Mart mansion, I'm in the style department
With a pile in my cart, rippin' the aisle apart
With great power comes absolutely no responsibility, for content
Completely, despondent, and condescending
The king of nonsense and controversy is on, a
Beat killing spree, your honor, I must, plead
Guilty 'cause I sparked a revolution
Rebel without a cause, who caused the evolution of rap
To take it to the next level, boost it
But several rebuked it, and whoever produced it
(Hip hop is the devil's music) does that mean it belongs to me?
'Cause I just happen to be a white honky devil with two horns
That don't honk but every time I speak you hear a beep?
But lyrically I never hear a peep, not even a whisper
Rappers better stay clear of me, bitch
'Cause it's the

It's the time of the season, when hate runs high
And this time, we'll give it to you easy (give it you easy)
(When I take) I take back what's mine
With pleasured hands, and torture everyone, that is my plan
My job here isn't done, 'cause there's no rhyme or no reason for nothing

So (what's your name?) Shady
(Who's your daddy? Who's your daddy?) I don't give a fuck, but I wonder
(Is he rich like me?) Doubt it, ha ha
Has he taken (has he taken) any time (any time)
(To show) to show you what you need to live?

So yeah, dad let's walk
Let's have us a father and son talk
But I bet we probably wouldn't get one block
Without me knocking your block off
This is all your fault
Maybe that's why I'm so bananas
I appeal to all those walks of like
Whoever had strife
Maybe that's what dad and son talks are like
'Cause I related to the struggles of young America
When their fucking parents were unaware of their troubles
Now they're ripping out their fucking hair again
It's a hyster-ical, I chuckle
'Cause everybody bloodies their bare knuckles
Yeah, uh oh, better beware knuckleheads
The sign on my hustle says "don't knock"
The door's broken, it won't lock
It might just fly open, get cold cocked
You critics come pay me a visit
Misery loves company, please stay a minute
Kryptonite to a hypocrite
Zip your lip if you dish it but can't take it
Too busy getting stoned in your glass house
To kick rocks, then you wonder why I lash out?
Mister Mathers as advertised on the flyers
So spread the word 'cause I'm promoting my passion 'til I'm passed out
Completely brain dead Rain Man
Doing a Bankhead in a restraint chair
So bitch, shoot me a look it better be a blank stare
Or get shanked in the pancreas, I'm angrier than
All eight of the reindeer put together with Chief Keef
'Cause I hate every fucking thing, yeah
Even this rhyme bitch, and quit tryna look
For a fucking reason for it that ain't there
But I still am a criminal
Ten year old degenerate grabbing on my genitals
The last Mathers LP done went diamond
This time I'm predicting this one will go emerald (ha)
When will the madness end? How can it? When
There's no method to the pad and pen
The only message that I have to sing is
Dad, I'm back at it again
Bitch (who's your daddy? Daddy)
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Eminem – Rhyme or Reason
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[Tradução de "Rhyme or Reason", de Eminem] / [Introdução: Produção & Eminem] / 'Yeah', 'yeah' / 'Yeah', 'yeah', 'yeah' / ("Qual seu nome?") Marshall / ("Quem é seu papai?") Eu não
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(เธอชื่ออะไรเอ่ย) มาร์เชลเว้ย / (พ่อเธอชื่อไรเอ่ย) ฉันไม่มีเว้ย / แม่ของฉันงอกฉันเอามาได้เหมือนมังกรโคโมโด้ / และฉันผ่านช่วงอันตรายมาแล้ว / และได้ชนเข้ากับความบ้าคลั่งของแร็ป
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