Starry Night

[Quincy Jones]
Starry night
An unknown creation
Written by
And from the archives
Of Tupac Shakur
Dedicated to the memory
Of Vincent Van Gogh

A creative heart
Obsessed with satisfying
This dorment and uncaring society
You have given them the stars at night
And you have given them 
Bountiful bouquets of sunflowers
But for you there’s only contempt
Though you pour yourself into that frame
And present it so proudly
This world could not accept your masterpieces
From the heart
So on that starry night
You gave to us
And you took away from us
The one thing we never acknowledged
Your life..
Your life...

[Mac Mall]
Yeah, game laid down by Q
Y’know what I’m sayin?
Vocals by Rasheeda
Fly beat by QDIII
And flows by the M-A-C y’all
Mr. M-A-C Mall

[Chorus] [Rasheeda] (x2)
Starry night
Your life
You gave to us
And took away from us

[Mac Mall]
Uhh, uhh.. 
Watch me live my art
Writin words from my soul in blood
I speak the truth on every thang I love
I’ll probably sacrifice my life
To send my message through mics
It’s like a war drum callin soldiers at night
It’s bigger than music 
I spit it straight from the heart
So it’s cold n dark 
And deep like a universe
But nah don’t start
It’s for ya entertainment 
But it’s my life y’all
And I can’t rewind
Fast forward, or press pause
But when you give your all
It’s like the fans demand more
And after the tour I sit alone like before
When ya name is hot it’s all love
The world is yours
But when you fall off
You get ignored

[Chorus] (x2)

[Mac Mall]
You on the cover of da magazine
Flossin on the TV screen
Toastin wit yo’ champagne
Playin life like a game
Loaded in the limousine
Llove to hear the fans scream
Swimmin wit the sharks now
Ain’t no love - money king
People got they hands out
But ain’t nobody lendin hands
Can you really blame them 
For tryin to get what they can?
Late night, bright lights
Lust n lies
And anythang goes under the Hollywood sign
Well you might lose ya soul 
And who knows what you find
But go ahead main we all wanna shine...
But go ahead main we all wanna shine...

[Chorus] (x2)

[Mac Mall]
There you have it
When I was younger I prayed
To get in this game
Y’know to hold dis microphone in my hand
I asked the man upstairs
To let me rock a crowd one day
Y’know let people out there 
Feel the way I feel through my music
Like my homeboy Tupac did fo’ sho’
And he gave that to me
But he didn’t, he didn’t, he didn’t let me know
About all the shady shit that’s in, in between
You and yo’ dream, y’know?
See it’s more than the music
I spit it from the heart
So sometime it’s cold n it’s dark
But it’s raw
And that’s how I’ma bring it to you every time

[Chorus] (fades out)