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Dear Future produced by Lmntal

from Less Than Zero Volume II by Paulie Rhyme

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a letter to my lil one.


Dear Future wherever you are,
Hope you strong, have heart and you reach for the stars
Dear Future wherever you be,
I’m a part of you and you a part of me,

Not sure when this message will reach you,
You might hear it soon, but it might not seep through,
Might go through them tussles and them ups and down,
Know it’s for your best, even if it don’t seem like now,
Put a lot of thought into when and wence you came,
Saw some single and some playing young love games,
Took a turn for the worse then they split due to drama,
Wanted more for you, no baby dad or baby mama,
Two together do it for you and then over again,
Sacrifice, just to give you the chance to win,
And some humility, top to the bottom is we,
Never k now where its end or where the road leads,
Just learn about who is you and have that pride,
Not too much but enough to get through this ride,
It’s filled with many hills, valleys, and pit stops,
But if you put in the work you cant make it to the top,

Cherish that blood that runs all through your veins’,
From holy men, women, teachers, on up to queens,
Africa to Japan and back around again,
Edo to Egypt never forget where you came,
And look ahead to where you going, don’t dwell in the past,
Every season, you can live to be first or last,
Walk through them open doors, try to open some more,
Use honey over salt, fight for peace not war,
Surround yourself with the people that you strive to be,
Don’t forget to give back, remember that save me,
So that save you and in turn stake your claim,
If they don’t let you in, then create your lane,
Trust in your own mind, have faith yourself,
If you get it then that's cool, but don't be chasing that wealth,
Unless you know what it is, more than jobs or tools,
More than shiny things, cause you are my brightest jewel…


from Less Than Zero Volume II, released June 16, 2011
written by Paulie Rhyme. produced by Lmntal. recorded at Eight Floors Up. mixed and mastered by Deedot


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Paulie Rhyme Handa, Japan

PAULIE RHYME (ポーリー・ライム) is a Japan based; Bay Area/Cleveland bred emcee and producer, who has been crafting uplifting, feel good music for the past few decades. Working with artists from the US to Japan, and everywhere in between, his has had his music placed in movies, TV shows, and video games. Outside of music, PR is an educator, teaching and learning daily.

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