[Mya:] Try to make it real compared to what? Oh oh oh oh oh...oh oh oh oh Sock it to me now [Common:] They say money make a man strange Is it money or we dont understand change Money should be real we campaign If we shoe then just keep your thang thang Maintain who we are as the gang chains Everybody wanna star its the same game I didn't travel this far to do the same thang It's the trip not the real i was mainstream Thats whats up
[Mya:] Try to make it real compared to what? Try to make it reeeeeeal
[Common:] The real can't be bought But so taught And told the boy tryed to keep the records off the sole On the road to the riches he lost control By the eye of the needle, I was often told Disrespect for nothin is far from gold In your actions all is told
[Common:] your in the game You gootta have ball control You see fame is all a road New lights actions Car when the camera snappin Pop like is it another plan for passion Are we really real or are we acting Right through the fake smiles and mask And rassionalize
[Mya:] Try to make it real compared to what?
[Common:] Some my people keep rockin on All my people keep rockin on