Old Streets
2KBABY Lyrics


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Yeah
Yeah, yeah

That's my brother
So if you crossin' him, you crossin' me
Fuck all these hoes, please get 'em off of me
We from the gutter
Every night we ate bologna meat
Bitch, watch your tone 'cause ain't no ho in me
They say I'm greedy
When I be only tryna feed the team
Somebody tell me who been feedin' me?
No, I ain't easy
Take all these drugs like I might OD
Game ain't the same, I miss the old streets

Man, I miss the old streets
These niggas lame, they gotta show me
They know my name, but they don't know me
Got all this pain, somebody hold me, yeah
So now I ball like Kobe, yeah
These niggas be so phony, yeah
They wanna be my homie, yeah
But I been grindin' by my lonely, yeah

Cold winters, cold killers, and cold dinners
My granny trippin', her grandson the dope dealer
My ho trippin', no pics, it's just business
Stop bitchin', get out your feelings, just roll with it
It's all sickenin', the bills hittin', my mom's missin'
Pops flippin', the time's tickin', the day's shiftin'
I can't fix it, move with it, just groove with it
Too smooth with it, I kept prayin', I'm God's gifted, yeah
Never change on my brothers, I'm not switchin'
Better not hang with no others, we not with it
All the opps takin' cover, got caught slippin'
Go spin they block with them cutters, we not missin'

Man, I miss the old streets
These niggas lame, they gotta show me
They know my name, but they don't know me
Got all this pain, somebody hold me, yeah
So now I ball like Kobe, yeah
These niggas be so phony, yeah




They wanna be my homie, yeah
But I been grindin' by my lonely, yeah

Overall Meaning

The lyrics to 2KBABY's song Old Streets are a reflection on both the rapper's current success and the struggles he faced growing up in poverty. The opening lines emphasize the importance of loyalty and the bond between brothers, with 2KBABY asserting that he is willing to defend his friend at all costs. He goes on to express frustration with women who are only interested in him now that he has made it, contrasting their superficial intentions with the genuine struggle he and his crew faced when they were broke.


2KBABY describes his past, noting that he and his friends had to subsist on bologna meat every night. Despite his newfound success, the rapper still feels a deep sense of loyalty and responsibility to his crew, and he admits that he takes drugs to cope with the pressures of his success. Ultimately, he concludes that while he appreciates his current level of success, he misses the rawness and authenticity of the old streets.


Overall, 2KBABY's lyrics show a deep understanding of the intersection of success, loyalty, and hardship. The song effectively conveys the rapper's journey from humble beginnings to the brink of mainstream success, while also acknowledging the difficult path that he and his friends had to navigate along the way.


Line by Line Meaning

Yeah
Expressing affirmatively.


Yeah, yeah
Affirmative interjection for emphasis.


That's my brother
Emphasizing a close bond with someone.


So if you crossin' him, you crossin' me
Making it clear that anyone who messes with his brother will face consequences from him.


Fuck all these hoes, please get 'em off of me
Expressing frustration with women who are only interested in him for his fame or money.


We from the gutter
Originating from a place of poverty and hardship.


Every night we ate bologna meat
Having a humble upbringing and not being able to afford better food.


Bitch, watch your tone 'cause ain't no ho in me
Not accepting any disrespect or mistreatment from others.


They say I'm greedy
Being accused of only caring about himself.


When I be only tryna feed the team
Trying to provide for his friends and family.


Somebody tell me who been feedin' me?
Wondering who has been supporting him during difficult times.


No, I ain't easy
Not being easily satisfied or satisfied at all.


Take all these drugs like I might OD
Engaging in drug use despite the potential dangers.


Game ain't the same, I miss the old streets
Feeling nostalgic about the past and how things used to be with his neighborhood.


Man, I miss the old streets
Continuing the nostalgia for his old neighborhood.


These niggas lame, they gotta show me
Being skeptical and requiring proof from others to know if they are trustworthy.


They know my name, but they don't know me
Realizing that others may recognize or know of him, but not truly know him as a person.


Got all this pain, somebody hold me, yeah
Expressing a need for emotional support during difficult times.


So now I ball like Kobe, yeah
Achieving success in life and being celebrated like Kobe Bryant.


These niggas be so phony, yeah
Feeling that others around him are inauthentic and fake.


They wanna be my homie, yeah
Having people try to be his friend or associate for their own benefit.


But I been grindin' by my lonely, yeah
Acknowledging that he has been working hard and achieving success mainly on his own.


Cold winters, cold killers, and cold dinners
Describing the harsh realities of his upbringing.


My granny trippin', her grandson the dope dealer
Revealing the challenges he faces with his family and involvement in illegal activities.


My ho trippin', no pics, it's just business
Dealing with relationship issues while trying to maintain a professional image.


Stop bitchin', get out your feelings, just roll with it
Encouraging others to toughen up and adapt to difficult situations.


It's all sickenin', the bills hittin', my mom's missin'
Enduring hardships such as financial struggles and the absence of a loved one.


Pops flippin', the time's tickin', the day's shiftin'
Facing parental issues and realizing that time continues to pass.


I can't fix it, move with it, just groove with it
Accepting that not everything can be changed and learning to adapt and enjoy life.


Too smooth with it, I kept prayin', I'm God's gifted, yeah
Feeling confident in his abilities and attributing his success to faith.


Never change on my brothers, I'm not switchin'
Staying loyal to his close friends no matter what.


Better not hang with no others, we not with it
Being exclusive with his inner circle and not fraternizing with outsiders.


All the opps takin' cover, got caught slippin'
Noticing that his rivals are hiding and attempting to avoid confrontation.


Go spin they block with them cutters, we not missin'
Taking revenge on his enemies with violence and no mercy.




Lyrics © O/B/O APRA AMCOS
Written by: Damichel Green, David Jr. Passmore, Christian Michael Todd, Danny Charles Hajj

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