Let's Start a Riot feat. Rick Fury

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lyrics

Chorus
Let’s start a riot! We’re lighting fires!
You wanna step to the Terrorists? Try it!
Let’s stand united against these tyrants
And make our words and our actions direct!
Let’s start a riot! Inciting live shit
Cos they’re denying the corporate violence
Let’s stand united and not divided
With words and actions that are direct!

Rick Fury
Ring the fire alarm it’s Rick I’m high and I spark it
Setting fire to carpets bringing light to the darkness
Let’s get this riot started and wreck the fucking place
Rock a rag around me neck but never cover up me face
The cockroach that was stepped upon
So when the rest are gone I’ll be repping strong throwing petrol bombs
At anyone that I think is fundamentally wrong
I’m ready for revolution soon as I pencil a song
And just because I write divn’t think I wouldn’t fight
I’m up at night sharpening dart learning to chuck ‘em right
So when it pure kicks off to fuck
I’ll be ready with fire fuel sticks rocks and such
This is it no turning back you cannit stop the buzz
Try to lock us up we’ll flipping put cops in cuffs
It’s all backwards Terrorists assemble a crowd
While I climb up high get everyone’s attention and shout (howare then!)

Chorus

Drop Dead Fred
You can’t ignore the blatant fact
The poor man on his back is getting more frustrated at
The government have cut public spending drastically
Whilst helping out the rich by cutting corporation tax
Meaning the rich’ll get rich
And the youth get no leg up to get of the ditch
Stitched up lips will be how their face looks
Now they’re worried ‘bout getting nicked for what they say on Facebook
Politicians claim they’re bereft of values
Politicians claim they’re senseless vandals
Politician’s claims set the example
When the Politicians claimed in the expenses scandal
I’m not trying to say looting is justified
But it’s a symptom of a society with such divides
The poor on the floor straight got their backs breaking
The rich get the benefits of living in a tax haven
Whilst Britain arms the world with insane weapons
A youth gets stopped and searched every eight seconds
What can we take from the lessons of 8/8/11?
Talk of water-cannons and more state repression
Coppers are rotten and the hacks are rancid
Pull you out your wheelchair tap ya phone quick
The situation for the youth is sadly drastic
Inheriting hell is the plight of Thatcher’s grandkids

Nobull
Police just claimed another life I’m thinking fuck this
I’m with the Duggen family itching for justice
Every day they stop and search us fixing to bust us
And if we talk back even kicked us and punched us
We don’t respect authority can you blame us?
When pigs are in bed with phone hacking newspapers
Thieving politicians and the folly of bankers
Fuck authority man it’s all morally bankrupt
They don’t why should we take responsibility?
Should we blame rap music or the constant imagery?
That brands bombard us with on a daily basis
But those cunts in parliament too afraid to face this
Starkey showed society’s still innately racist
So before you judge me let’s try trading places
What’s a broken window when you’re from a broken home?
They’ve robbed our futures all we stole was phones
I’ve got no job, I’m hopeless with nothing to lose
Lost and confused bottled up tell me what would you do?
When the only power you got left is self destructive
I feel for those who lost homes when all hell erupted
Lock me up it was a matter of choice
I’m not inciting riots this is just a narrative voice
Get organised so next time people feel aggressive
We can direct that anger against the real oppressors

credits

from The War On Terra, released November 22, 2011
Lyrics: Drop Dead Fred; Nobull; Rick Fury
Production: Mr. Blazey

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Verbal Terrorists are a politically motivated hip hop group from Newcastle, UK. We are independent activists who seek to challenge the hegemonic culture and ideology through music and direct action!

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