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Artist: Lin-Manuel Miranda f/ Aloe Blacc, Black Thought, 
	Joyner Lucas, Royce Da 5'9"
Album:  Wrote My Way Out (Remix) {S}
Song:   Wrote My Way Out (Remix)
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[Chorus: Aloe Blacc] + (Lin-Manuel Miranda)
I wrote my way out
(Wrote everything down far as I could see)
{"Wait for it, wait for it, wait for it"}
I wrote my way out!

[Royce Da 5'9"] + (Aloe Blacc)
Uhh, they said I wouldn't amount to nothin
Now I hold the head of he who could give the crown concussion
Fuck it, my new vice is stay off my old vices
Even though my new life is gon' cost me my old life (I wrote my way out)
I wrote my way out of it, out of that hell hole
Shoes that don't even gotta be tied up, that's velcro
My freedom sittin on the other side of that cell do'
The other side of the track where I'm from like railroads
My daddy slapped the shit out my momma in front of me
Couldn't do shit about it at that time I was young and weak
All I could do was write a hundred rhymes to a hundred beats
'Bout what I plan to do, in spite of what was done to me (I wrote my way out)
I wrote my way out, out of the po' house
Accomplished my goals somehow, I never sold out, I'm a product of Motown
And now I'm in the public eye so if you ever see me solve a problem before
Just know before I solved a problem that the problem got wrote down

[Chorus: Lin-Manuel Miranda] + (Aloe Blacc)
I wrote my way out
Wrote everything down far as I could see
{"Wait for it, wait for it, wait for it"}
(I wrote my way out!)

[Joyner Lucas]
Back to the store to get some bare essentials
Government cheese, a half a gallon milk and a pair of pencils
I write my life inside this journal, hope they hear my info
And if you think this shit is dope then you should hear my intro
Yeah I used to argue with my teachers and go back and forth
Told 'em one day I'll be famous and be back for more
Maybe blow all of my bread to make it back on tour
And smash all the rich hoes that I never had before
I ain't had no paper, I was plottin on them racks on racks
Niggaz sneakin in your crib with the black on black
Just rumblin through yo' shit like "Let me have all that"
Cause I was lost, now I'm back on track
Look I ain't never been shit and that's just me bein real
I gotta call it how I see it, that's just me bein trill
And I ain't tryin to take advice, just take it easier, chill
But if I gotta pay the price, fuck it, then leave me the bill
Joyner, yeah

[Chorus: Lin-Manuel Miranda] + (Aloe Blacc)
I wrote my way out
Wrote everything down far as I could see
(Picked up a pen, and I wrote my way out!)

[Black Thought]
Yo, I wrote words on a page, symbols on a surface
Graffiti on the wall where my ancestors were purchased
I contemplate when the day I'm due to inherit the earth is
I'm a subversive, nation awaitin the birth of
his own, where shots get thrown and spots get blown
And the convicts roam, on the streets of a conflict zone
It's not his home, adrenaline, testosterone
And pride keep the throne speakin, in a toxic tone
I feel like I wrote my way up out of a burnin building
to earnin millions in this world of soldiers and civilians
I burn the oil every night as I return to brilliance
Under the gun, I'm under pressure, under surveillance
But I'm spinnin the bigger picture, sendin the benediction
Some people write and live, what I'm pennin is literature
Paper begins to rip while I'm illustratin the difference in a fake-out
And a way to break out, I Shawshank the great escape route

[Lin-Manuel Miranda]
I wrote my way out

[Aloe Blacc]
Ohhhh, I was born, in the eye of the storm
Noooo loving arms, to keep me warm
This hurricane in my brain is the burden I bear
I can do without, I'm here (I'm here!)
Cause I wrote my way out!