Two Steps Back (ft Sick Rat)

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I pledge allegiance to the CM, I salute the absolute
way we isolate and weaken over airwaves we pollute
it's slasher flicks within these loops troops succumb
to lack of oxygen in lung, cyanide under your tongue
sayanora while i sung, epic tales of tragedy
a thousand rappers biting me an opus of insanity
a sliver of humanity that slithers when i play
grab a hold of your subconscious and mold its clay
an villain in a play of treachery and skullduggery
the voices in my head that try to plot and murder me
you got a gun against your hip, i got a freudian slip thats hanging of my dick
man.. its hanging of lips.. the script is never followed
we're a break from the nine to five and all the ignorance you swallow
keep it down
you aint the only folks that grind and struggle
but we're building up our palace from the skeletons and rubble

Just another tightrope walker, big mouth open
Words getting choked on instead of being spoken
Not a lot moves him but he says a lot's moving, heard him claim a lot of shit that I know he's not doing
Plot got ruined by a few bad seeds, now His Hero Is Gone and he Grows Like Weeds
No need to ever limit the reach because the cynicism slips through the cracks in his teeth
Practice his speech, never practice anything he preach tho
Vindicate the victim let the venom leak in vitro
Need some more time, don't want a quick fix
Watch the water rise while wondering why he brought it back to this
An actor? Yes!
Not an activist
Is there and end to this?
I chipped away the blocks up on my shoulders now he's envious
I, hope he remembers this when the vision starts to fade
Had the option to have it all but he chose only the grays

One step forward and two steps back
You push for success you don't hone your craft
One step forward and two steps back
Can't resolve or solve problems when launching attacks
One step forward and two steps back
You're on your last leg fading out into black
One step forward and two steps back
Been trying to make advances but they holding me back
One step forward and two steps back


from THEHAZE, released March 4, 2014


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THEHAZE Los Angeles, California

Emcees Besatree and Kid Presentable!!! (CLDMKRS, Los Angeles, CA) and Haunted days and Witches Teat (Rennes, France) are a collective of artists making music on its own terms. Their self titled ep, is a paranoia laced opus, backed by a cinematic soundscape of ghostly pianos and synths. Walking a thin line between surreal and boombap, #thehaze is underground noir for a new generation. ... more

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