For the third straight week, Damian Lillard has released a new full-length track on Soundcloud. This one is called “Tell Me Why” and features his childhood friend V.I.P. The track is to the music of “Why” released by Jadakiss on the 2004 album Kiss of Death. Listen below, and follow along with Lillard’s lyrics.
"Hey keep it real, why y’all loving me now?Why they love the Dame face but ask me why I don’t smile?Why when people time pass they still think they ahead of the crowd?When I made it why they take shots instead of a bow?Why they never heard my knock at the door?Why my family in a mansion but be knocked on the floor?Why I’m circled by the rich but getting love by the poor?Why they respect my hustle now but not the dudes by the store?Why?Why the world get its motion from money?Why is Instagram getting folks indicted? Why we posing as dummies?Why these people care to follow my tweets?Why we ignore the call from God, turn around and take the call from the streets?Why do weak think they can walk in my shoes?Why people walk on egg shells to try to soften my mood?Why I’m different from my peers? Why my cloth ain’t as cool?Why is mothers losing kids just from when they walk into school?Why a microscope follow my life?Why these haters think I’m cocky when I’m lost in the lights?Why my money bring attention from the broads that be nice?Why we balling so hard and still we be going on strike?Why my wardrobe get so much praise?Why I’m always a trending topic? Why they loving my ways?Why my life moving fast but I’m stuck in a daze?Why we chase all the things that keep us stuck in the maze?Why?Why my neighborhood change for the worse?Why dudes only on their best behavior so they can get time served?Why we all want to be from the hood?Why we can’t accept ourselves? Why these people always stretching the good?Why I played hoop at three high schools?Why they ain’t respect my game? Why they had me ranking behind dudes?Why wasn’t Carolina having me scouted?Why I lead the nation scoring just to hit the league and be doubted?Why I get angry when I’m blessed to the max?Why they measure my success by the checks that I stack?Why we only do deeds when the cameras around?Why I’m tired of everything when I got stamina now?Why?Why my autograph carrying weight?Why a follow from my Twitter make ‘em carried away?Why when I’m happy it be people trying to bury the day?Why we wait til nothing left til we be ready to pray?Why?Why go to college to not get nothing from it?Why we on these people’s campus and they swearing we run it?Why I’m spending all this time busy surfing my phone?Why we failing in the class but know every single word to the songs?Why is people so fake with the fame?Why they get so much surgery that it’s hard to put a face with a name?Why love a life that ain’t loving you back?Why I’m successful with the rock but feel I was destined to rap?Why?"
Other recent releases:
- “Soldier in the Game” – Original: “F*** Up Some Commas” (Future)
- “Full Stomach” – Original: “The Food” (Common ft. Kanye West)
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