Dead Man Walking

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lyrics

[HOOK]
I'm a dead man walking/
Shulda died, I'm a dead man walking/
John Coffey, dead man walking/
No fear I'm a dead man walking/

[VERSE 1]

Smoking on dat kill, I was breathing out death/
Knew that God was real, but I blended with the best/
Heart beating fast while I'm jiggin on dat X/
Russian Roulette every time I had sex/
Gun in my waste band, walking through the waste land/
I was such a waste man, now I am a grace man/
Stared death in the face, old me replaced and/
Now I run the race wit the pace of a pace man/
Get it? That mean I live it and now I'm leading/
No repeating, good slaves avoid a beating/
And I'm eating, that word is all I'm needing/
And I'm feeding, like broccoli to a vegan/
When you remember where you come from, you never turn/
I'm on my soul glow, shout out to big perm/
Laughing at the enemy like you never learned?/
Enemies of the King will forever burn

[HOOK]
I'm a dead man walking/
Shulda died, I'm a dead man walking/
John Coffey, dead man walking/
No fear I'm a dead man walking/

[VERSE 2]

I never knew a realer feeling than the Spirit hitting/
That power in me got me feeling like it's true religion/
I hit a knee I'm powered up, that's how I'm pluggin in it/
I'm Bobby Buschea, I'm coming and it's no defending/
I needed Gospel truth when I was deep up in my sinning/
I still need the same truth everyday I'm living/
No positivity has ever brought me true conviction/
I'm on that 116, guess I'm power trippin/
It's a tragedy the apathy and acquiescence/
They don't wanna be offending so they switch the message/
Dumb it down if you really wanna be effective/
If they preach another doctrine then I must reject it/
If the shoe fits wear it, but I still love ya/
If I won't speak truth, I ain't real brotha/
I got homies right now need that real life/
I can't tell em keep hope alive without giving Christ/

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from Prodigal Prince, released September 2, 2016

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Calvin Martyr Austin, Texas

Calvin Martyr is an innovative & transcendent Christian Rapper. He has solidified himself as one of the premier lyricists in the live music capital of the world. Martyr's rap opus brings the light of the Lord to dedicated fans of the genre, mixing styles while simultaneously covering a variety of topics situated near the concept of faith, earnestly investigating the struggles that lead to it. ... more

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