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Rick_James_-_Street_SongsWikiUserLUMPENPROLETARIAT—Yes, yes.  That’s that monster fonk, on the one, kids.  Ghetto life.

When I was a young boy, growin’ up in the ghetto…

I was young and crazy,               Didn’t know what my life would be,                                             I was dumb and, oh so, lazy, something had a spell on me

You all know what I’m talkin’ ’bout,                                Ghetto life…

—Messina

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“Ghetto Life” (1981) by Rick James

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