too late lyrics – brand nubian

too late, too late baby, bye bye
i’ll be there tonight
you’ll get left behind
now’s my time to shine

now i got the best birthday present when my *ss born
it was my mama, old dad plant the seed like a farmer
life was kind of hard livin’ in h*ll’s backyard
didn’t have a job, honey fronted on the g o d

shorty racing, only hollering at cats who be lacin’
she had some sh*t with her, she was caught up in the glitter
brother come see me when you get five digits bigger
oh, that’s the way you tryin’ to doo doo on a n*gg*

she likes the lavish, no time for a brother livin’ average
play the knees for the cheese like a savage
now she lost and turned out, rotten teeth in her mouth
‘cos she ran the wrong route

shorty ‘member me, now i’m seven digits bigger
platinum artist status, mad cheese from hilfiger
now ya feelin’ me because you’re smoked out and high
but too late baby, bye bye

too late, too late baby, bye bye
i’ll be there tonight
you’ll get left behind
now’s my time to shine

i wish you could have been there when i had my first fight
the other kid said he was gonna get his father
i didn’t bother to respond ‘cos i knew that you was gone
forced to carry on and teach myself right from wrong

as far back as i can remember you was never around
in september it was back to school
the eldest member of my family so i packed the tool
it made a n*gg* feel manly when i smacked a fool

with it, could’ve schooled me on p*ssy before i hit it
or took me to a park with a ball and said hit it
but we was all left in the dark, accepting the parts
of you we was able to get, affecting my heart

nowadays you expecting to start, anew
when i lived my whole life apart from you
too late you better check the due date
see there’s no explanation for the expiration

too late, too late baby, bye bye
i’ll be there tonight
you’ll get left behind
now’s my time to shine

it’s too late, bye bye
oh bye, bye, bye, bye, bye, bye, yeah
it’s too late, bye bye, oh babe
bye, bye, bye, bye, bye, bye, bye
bye, bye, bye, bye, bye

n*gg*s disrespect my crib droppin’ ashes on the floor
another half of beer i’m findin’ behind the chair
let you meal like you wish but you can’t even wash a dish
but you love to eat and rest them stink *ss feet

and blow up my telephone line like you was home
seen a n*gg* make five quick calls to the dome
ride around all day, ‘dro-ed or hash
i ain’t never heard once, can i help you with gas?

i ain’t never heard x, can i buy you a meal?
but if we going downtown n*gg*s is ready to wheel
now if you broke you broke, you got five dollars, give me one
‘cos most likely i’ll give it back before the day is done

if i’m spendin’ and bending, you should do it pendin’
that day when you break out and finally get your cake
but i don’t let that stress me ‘cos life is but a test, b
and every waken day, i’ma stay okay

too late, too late baby, bye bye
i’ll be there tonight
you’ll get left behind
now’s my time to shine

too late, too late baby, bye bye
i’ll be there tonight
you’ll get left behind
now’s my time to shine

too late, too late baby, bye bye
i’ll be there tonight
you’ll get left behind
now’s my time to shine

/ brand nubian lyrics