Lyrics that can be applied to one's life

Just ’cause you’re in the ghetto doesn’t mean you can’t grow


Brenda's Got A Baby - 2Pac

I’d rather die like a man than live like a coward


Only God Can Judge Me - 2pac

It ain’t about black or white, ’cause we human

I hope we see the light before it’s ruined


Ghetto Gospel - 2Pac

Sunny days wouldn’t be special if it wasn’t for rain

Joy wouldn’t feel so good if it wasn’t for pain


Many Men (Wish Death) - 50 Cent

No inspiration left to do your best when

Nobody hates you more than your reflection


Painting -Atmosphere

The only guarantee in life is a life worth dyin’ for

Cause death don’t wait for no one


Guarantees - Atmosphere

And baby, it’s the same song the whole world singing it

Some of us just humming along, some of us really bringing it


Stopwatch - Atmosphere

We oughta stop and start smelling these flowers before the Earth reminds us it’s not really ours


Earring - Atmosphere

I’m still learning but the water is burning

And the world keeps turning like its not concerned


Son of Abyss - Atmosphere

I’m not a victim, I’m not a victor

I’m trying eavesdrop when the cosmos whisper


You're Gonna Go - Atmosphere

Take control of your mind and meditate

Let your soul gravitate to the love


Where Is The Love? - Black Eyed Peas

No mistakes in life ever, it’s only lessons


Blessings - Big Sean

On a scale from one to zero, are you happy?

‘Cause you’re on your own from here, so are you happy?

I’m open to suggestions, are you happy?

But what the fuck kind of question is “Am I happy?”


Are you happy? - Bo Burnham

More pain inside of my brain, than the eyes of a little girl

Inside of a plane aimed at the World Trade


My Dad's Gone Crazy - Eminem

And it’s as though you feel you’ve died

‘cause you’ve been killed inside

But yet you’re still alive

Which means you will survive

Beautiful Pain - Eminem

Although today you may weep ‘cause you’re weak and
Everything seems so bleak and
Hopeless, the light that you’re seekin’
It begins to seep in, that’s the only thing keepin’
You from leapin’ off the mothafreakin’ deep end


Beautiful Pain - Eminem

And I’m harder on myself than you could ever be regardless

What I’ll never be is flawless, all I’ll ever be is honest


The Ringer - Eminem

But I couldn’t bottle this shit any longer

The fact that I know that I’ma hit my bottom

If I don’t pull myself from the jaws of defeat and rise to my feet


The Ringer - Eminem

Thought of a scheme and it got me to thinking

If I can believe in myself, I could prolly achieve it


Leaving Heaven - Eminem

Always stay ahead of haters, let ’em hate

But never let a traitor penetrate your circle

Separate yourself from those who try to pull you down

The real ones never stray, it’s sort of like Medusa

That’s how you stay ahead of snakes


Adventures of Moon Man & Slim Shady - Eminem

Free your mind, or get trapped in yesterday


36 Chamber Flow - Flatbush Zombies

Whether you got naps, braids waves or no hair 

Without esteem for yourself nigga, you going nowhere


JFK 2 LAX - Gang Starr

It’s OK though, cause from grey skies comes blue

Through darkness comes light and I be known as the Guru 


JFK 2 LAX - Gang Starr

Ha, ha, ha, bless your soul

You really think you’re in control?


Crazy - Gnarls Barkley

The best thing in life is life


Until We Rich - Ice Cube

Get your mind right, and get your grind right


Until We Rich - Ice Cube

To the kids of the world that’s waitin for wealth

Waitin for health, you better do for self


Until We Rich - Ice Cube

But the best thing in life is health


Until We Rich - Ice Cube

Life ain’t a track meet it’s a marathon


You Can Do It - Ice Cube

The future is today, cus tomorrow, that shit never come


Tomorrow - Ice Cube

This ain’t about dyin’, it’s all about livin’

It’s all about makin’ everyday Thanksgivin’

It’s all about givin’, about stayin’ driven

It ain’t about you, it’s about these children


Streets Shed Tears - Ice Cube

Yo, in a hundred years from now

Everyone who’s living on this planet will be dead

So it’s inconsequential really, all the shit that you talk

All the bullshit that you stand for

It’s more important what, what you’re ready to build

What you’re ready to pass down to your children

What you’re ready to create


Dominant Species - Immortal Technique

I recognize that life is a dream, and I dream lucid


Fire Squad - J. Cole

And fuck birth, enterin’ the world of space and time is a bitch

Searchin’ for purpose in the random universe sucks dick

Is it deterministic or am I free to choose my way?


Fuck Everything - Jon Lajoie

Now I can let these dream killers kill my self-esteem

Or use my arrogance as a steam to power my dreams


Last Call - Kanye West

And I heard ’em say, nothing’s ever promised tomorrow today


Heard ‘Em Say - Kanye West

Live today, cause tomorrow, man, you never know


Drive slow - Kanye West

You can’t dwell on the past all we got it is today

So I’m gonna live like theres no tomorrow


Good Night - Kanye West

If you woke then wake up nigga


Chakras - Kanye West

Fuck your feelings, you can keep em


Chakras - Kanye West

You can be you, but you’ll never be me


Chakras - Kanye West

Wake up like every day new you

Stay true to you, a hood musical


Good Night - Kanye West

This is a video game, this is a simulation, man


Nah Nah Nah - Kanye West

Take an idea, live it, take an idea, did it

Nah Nah Nah - Kanye West

A fool if I take it all for granted

A smart man if I keep my feet planted


Now or Never - Kendrick Lamar

See, in a perfect world, I would be perfect, world


PRIDE. - Kendrick Lamar

It was always me vs the world

Until I found it’s me vs me


DUCKWORTH. - Kendrick Lamar

I only see my goals, I don’t believe in failure


7 Years - Lukas Graham

Life’s a bitch, but God forbid the bitch divorce me


Affirmative Action - Nas

Every day you wake up and breathe another breath, you blessed


Heaven - Nas

Yeah, we all in the grind

But look at the beautiful shit around you, it’s a beautiful life


Heaven - Nas

Heaven’s just a mile away

I’m talkin’ Heaven on Earth, ain’t got nothin’ to do with money

Got nothin’ to do with nothin’ material

I’m talkin’ about Heaven in your own heart

In your own world, baby, in your own existence


Heaven - Nas

People do anything to be included in everything

Inclusion is a hell of a drug


Everything - Nas

Insecurities is keeping you disabled


Adam and Eve - Nas

Oh my Lord, discipline for the win, I just go for it


Adam and Eve - Nas

Your brain was a terrible thing to waste


Sky's the Limit - Notorious B.I.G

Ticking away the moments that make up the dull day

Fritter and waste the hours in an offhand way

Kicking around on a piece of ground in your hometown

Waiting for someone or something to show you the way


Time - Pink Floyd

Show love with no remorse


Dosed - Red Hot Chili Peppers

It’s always drive straight, don’t be late

‘Cause time waits for no one

I should be flying straight, with no delay

‘Cause time takes from everyone


Patience - Tame Impala

Another season changes

And still, my days are shapeless


Patience - Tame Impala

Nothing kills a man faster than his own head


Trapdoor - Twenty One Pilots

Yea we all go through a little suffering

But they say every struggle in life can be overcome by focus 

So nigga, focus


187 - WC

God made a promise that we all gon’ die

Along the ride nigga might as well ball and get high


Guilty by Affiliation - WC