From the recording Walking Art
Dontae Winslow- Trumpet, Vocals, Moog, Prophet, Drum Programming
Produced by Dontae Winslow
Mixed by James Hardy III
Mastered by Brian “Big Bass” Gardner
Came a long way
WE BEEN SURVIVING FOR YEARS, USED TO HAVE TO WALK IN THE BACK
SUMMER 1919 , STRANGE FRUIT, BLACKS HANGING IN THE PARK,
Tulsa Black wall street MADE A Million outta NOTHING, flip THAT Dollar 25 times segregated business Bumpin’ aint that what dey mean When they say pull up by ya own Bootstraps, made the money, they Dont want US Next door RED LINE THAT
ANDY AMOS JIM CROW WHEN U EVER GONNA LEARN, WHEN U MAKE THAT BIG CASH THEM TORCHES GOIN BURN
White woman on the elevator said a Kid looked, now he gotta die, first Race riot 1921, bombs dropped from The sky
Baby on the HIP GUN IN HAND, Need all the help I can get, HARRIET TUBMAN,
BLACK SUPER HERO 19 Trips,
Gotta cross that OHIO river to THE PROMISED LAND Been here Since 1620 Second class citizens Mannnnnn
Killed if I read, killed If I speak, Treated us Worse THAN A DOG, Where The HUMAN RIGHTS GROUP PHILANDO CASTILE KILLED IN A CAR!!!
1850 Fugative slave act we aint Having that, deputize any Citizen ,TAKE my freedom TURN ME BACK, descendent of a king and a Queen fought this battle many life Times, Cross the Atlantic bowels of A ship (didnt commit) suicide,
Reason why im here cause the Strongest never gave up NEVER DIED 400 years i done taught HUMANITY i done taught black Pride This that North STAR, FREDERICK DOUGLASS MARYLAND THANG !!
See another black baby in a noose That’ll drive me insane gave this Country its first trillion dollar loan,
Worked this land, 100 years fore George Washington had a home.
Said we couldnt compete said we Cant fly planes
DR. MAE JAMISON 1st black Woman outer space
Then them Red tails came thru Shinned World War II, Jesse Owens on the ground
Joe Louis making Hitler a fool
Love Ya Power that Melanin made a Change
Love ya skin nose and lips Love this Genius Brain .....
Cant turn back now