Hi-fi Friday ~ Eminem With Another Hit on His Hands!

Eminem Survival

Hoo boy! Eminem released another single the other day from his forthcoming album, The Marshall Mathers LP 2, due out on November 5th. The first single released was Berzerk, which I talked about a little bit HERE. This one’s called Survival… and it makes me wanna run through a brick wall!

Dude’s pretty angry here; and rightfully so! Survival seems to span Eminem’s career; from blowing up in 2000, to flaming out on prescription drugs a few years later and then climbing back to the top in 2010. He’s been on top ever since!

You tell me which rapper even comes close to writing stuff as good as Eminem does… most of the competition is still writing about bitches, hoes and weed!

Hell, with all the drama I’ve seen and heard about this past week I could write all day about bitches and hoes (that includes guys)! But I’m not a singer/songwriter, so y’all are safe from that!

Anyway… check out Survival right here; lyrics to follow!

 
[Hook: Liz Rodrigues]
This is survival of the fittest
This is do or die
This is the winner takes it all
So take it all

[Verse 1: Eminem]
Wasn’t ready to being a millionaire, I was ill-prepared
I was prepared to be ill though, the skill was there
From the beginning, it wasn’t ’bout the ends
It was ’bout bustin’ raps and standin’ for somethin’
Fuck an acronym
Cut the fuckin’ act like you’re happy, I’m fuckin’ back again
With another anthem, why stop when it doesn’t have to end?
It ain’t over ’til I say it’s over – enough when I say enough
Throw me to them wolves and close the gate up
I’m afraid of what’ll happen to them wolves
When the thought of being thrown into an alligator pit, I salivated it
Weight is up, hands up like it’s 12 noon
Nah, homie, hold them bitches straight up
Up wave’em ’til you dislocate a rotator cuff
Came up rough, came to ruffle feathers
Nah, egos, I ain’t deflate enough
Last chance to make this whole stadium erupt

[Hook: Liz Rodrigues]

[Verse 2: Eminem]
I can see the finish line with each line that I finish
I’m so close to my goals I can almost pole vault over the goal post
And if I don’t got enough in the tank maybe I can just siphon enough
To fill up this last can, man will I survive in this climate or what?
They said I was washed up, and got a blood bath
I’m not a rapper, I’m an adapter
I can adjust, plus I can just walk up to a mic and just bust
So floor’s open if you’d like to discuss
Top 5 in this motherfucker and if I don’t make the cut
What, like I give a fuck
I’mma light this bitch up like I’m driving a truck
To the side of a pump
0 to 60 hop in and gun it
Like G-Unit without the hyphen, I’m hypin’ ’em up
And if there should ever come a time where my life’s in a rut
And I look like I might just give up, eh you might’ve mistook
Me for bowing out I ain’t taking a bow
I’m stabbing myself with a fucking knife in the gut
While I’m wiping my butt !
Cause I just shitted on the mic, and like getting cut
I get excited at the sight of my blood, you’re in a fight with a nut
Cause I’mma fight ’til I die or win
Biting the dust it’ll just make me angrier
Wait, let me remind you of what…got me this far
Picture me quitting, now draw a circle around it and put a line through it, slut
It’s survival of what?

[Hook: Liz Rodrigues]

[Verse 3: Eminem]
So get your ideas, stack your ammo
But don’t come unless you come to battle, I’m mad now jump in the saddle
This is it, it’s what you eat, sleep, piss and shit
Lift, breathe, your whole existence just consists of this
Refuse to quit, fuse is lit, can’t diffuse the wick
I don’t do this music shit I lose my shit
Ain’t got shit to lose, it’s the moment of truth
It’s all I know how to do
As soon as I get thrown in the booth, I spit
But my respect is overdue
I’m showin’ you the flow no one do
Cause I don’t own no diploma for school, I quit!
So there’s nothing for me to fall back on, I know no other trades
So you’d better trade your fuckin’ mics in for some tool-box-es
Cause you’ll never take my pride from me
It’ll have to be pried from me
So pull out your pliers and your screwdri-vers
But I want you to doubt me, I don’t want you to buh-lieve
Cause this is something that I must use to suc-ceed
And if you don’t like me then fuck you!
Self es-teem must be fuckin’ shooting through-the-roof
Cause trust me
My skin is too thick and bul-let proof to touch me
I can see why the fuck I disgust you
I must be a-llergic to failure cause everytime I come close to it I just sneeze
I just go atchoo then achieve!

[Hook: Liz Rodrigues]

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