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Artist: Chino XL
Album:  RICANstruction: The Black Rosary
Song:   Closer to God
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[Intro: sample clip of Duke from "Rocky IV"]
"Now you're gonna have to go through hell,
 worse than any nightmare that you ever dreamed.
 But in the end, I know you'll be the one standin.
 You know what you gotta do.
 Do it. Do it."

[Chino XL]
Dear rap game, you're so wack we feel like suin you
Niggaz dressed up, nowhere to go like atheists at their funerals
My revolution's beyond musical, my violence on auto-pilot
I can't be morally neutral or silent to the truth you coward (nah)
I fire out of control
Much different than the human resources department at your job letting you go
The V for vendetta vet, showin your fickle fans that
you're garbage in every category and in categories that ain't even invented yet
(Yeah) I'm feelin wild lately
I don't know how to die, kill you, you can educate me
I'm back when the game is horrible
I step right out of Stan Lee's imagination, Chino is a living +Marvel+
I smoke stems with niggaz that's sinnin won't bend
Leave you between a rock and a hard place like Stonehenge
I can count on one hand rappers I'm greater than, but wait a minute
Only if there's a calculator in it, the number's so infinite (it's crazy!)
I spit it, authentic, arsenic, acidic
So committed I should be committed, I'm tired of bein counterfeited
The Lyric Jesus never smile
Keep it super ugly like a Forest Whitaker and Whoopi Goldberg love child
Outrageous, cops racist, frown and smile tazers
My eyes burnin from the salt with the tears of a thousand angels
I wanna topple the nation crazed in the +Fist of Fury+
I spit it ice cold, no refrigeration necessary

[Chorus: scratched samples by DJ Romes]
"Every rhyme I write" - "gettin closer to God"
"For every, rhyme I write" - "gettin clo-closer to God"
"Drop an ill verse" - "Verbalist {?}"
"Lyrical, lyrical" - "Jesus!"
"Every rhyme I write" - "gettin closer to God"
"For every, rhyme I write" - "gettin clo-closer to God"
"Every rhyme, I write, wri-wri-write"
"Gettin clo-closer to G-G-God"

[Chino XL]
Yeah, yeah; it's time to melt down your debit card
Welcome to my demented mind, blood is the cover charge (yeah)
Fuck around I will destroy thee
Retarded like a lot of movie theatre employees
Murder everything, end of discussion
Gained attention like an Amber Rose waldrobe malfunction (yeah)
Video ass-whuppings, your homie's like "You seen this?"
His snotbox busted, I don't mean containers of Kleenex (get 'em)
You wish you weren't involved with the horror
I pull the revolver tomorrow, your people holdin candlelight vigils for ya
Gorilla suplex a nigga off of a tall building
Stab him in his face at the bottom, make sure I've killed him (die!)
Hold sire like Prometheus, diction deviant
My flow the freakiest like the daughters of Southern white racists preachers is
The beast'll smash in the speakers to pieces
When I spit a sequence elitist-ly fiendish you've never experienced previous
See me breed a phoenix that could bleed a phoenix to the deepest
Reaches where your feet is 'til you're in dire need of orthopedics (crazy!)
The cast of "The First 48" is askin questions
It'll take three episodes for them to find your severed midsection
They never seen such savagery, my angry energy
have nucular reactors look like triple-A batteries
No experiment, my pen's a hero to heroines
Sick like Reese Witherspoon with a spoon cookin up some heroin
I sin but I'm tryin to escape this base bondage
I'm garbage breathin burnin lakes of lava and carnage
Hip-Hop's in crisis but my veins contain Christ nitrous
So precise it says Lyric Jesus on my driver's license


[Chino XL]
I often, beat a crippled man with his own cane
Far from, close to bein emotionally sane
Caution, sick criminals lurk in the terrain
Gotham, I have the most abnormal tolerance to pain
Monster, Chino XL but they call me Santo Sangre
Here's some trivia, my derivative lineage is straight
from the Virgin Mary, scary when the muzzle flash
Flash tear through your abs like fake Chinatown Gucci bags (okay)
I got a terrible cerebral verbal virus
Neuroleptic narcotics, my hand's so shaky I can barely light this
Light this, angel dust got me loopy (got me loopy)
All after +Thought+ like a Roots groupie (Roots groupie)
You bet your life that what I write is mega-trife
and better than getting head from your hated archenemy's pregnant wife
I constantly conquer the conquerors with cocky confidence
Chino the ominous will mollywop the populous (yeah!)
Where them guns you supposedly holdin and totin?
I'm placin coins over both of your eyes for the devil's bolt man{?}
Bullets discharge and get lodged to your chest like a corsage
while I'm hitting your squad with a force of Thor, that's the Norse god
Flesh wounds color like a collage, witness your corpse fried
You hear more cries than when the lead singer of The Doors died (crazy!)
"RICANstruction" stompin like Sasquatch
'Til my heart stops pumpin like Dick Clark's