Money vs. Happiness

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lyrics

(HOOK)X2
Money can't buy happiness
But it buys things that can, so you best get a plan
Coz sex in Japan beats sex with ya hand
Buy you're stuck out of luck with less than a grand

(VERSE 1)
My lady friend just bought some brand new underwear
And she's teasing me to make sure that I'm aware
Says she cares and she spoils me with what I want
To reward her I taker her to a restaurant
Talking shit back and forth steady for the night
The food is nice but it comes at a heavy price
It's time to leave she suggests with her eyes
I agree I've digested my wine
I get the cheque I'm surprised
Start scratching my head like its infested with lice
What the fuck I was having such a happy night
If I saw this coming would've lost my appetite
Heart attack hold my heart listen for a beat
About to offer to wash dishes for a week
My misses says she's paying, she insists
I'm about to flip make sure that I resist
I count my cash and I just have enough doe
It's too late she's payed with her card tho
Miss you look real good in that dress
But please don't embarrass me in front of your breasts

(HOOK)X2

(VERSE 2)
Going on a shopping spree, spare all expenses
And no I'm not a gangster I'm scared of the dentist
Thirst for adventure but work is relentless
Stuck in monotony, good lucks forgotten me
It feels like this whole worlds on top of me
And it won't get off of me and it's constantly costing me
Hiphop is always changing and because of this
I'm out of work like Kevin Costner is
Can't afford music, no point in arguing
Settle for the MC Hammer record in the bargain bin
Time to clothes shop, I guess I'm off to target then
Spent a mint on my CD but still not enough for marketing
What's the deal I can't win
In the city in my car can't find a spot to park it in
Low on the food chain made me a nasty man
Befriending people poorer than me just so I can laugh at them

(HOOK)X2

(VERSE 3)
I pay a union to stay safe and sound
But my work still fucks me around
The government sits around talking politics
It's obvious that they don't really give a shit
The opposite of my dream yo I'm living it
Giving in drinking gin till my liver quits
Keep writing rhymes recording them when I'm spitting them
For all for of you out there that's listening

My two brothers, my woman and my mate Jay

(HOOK REPEATS A BUNCH OF TIMES FOLLOWED BY ANOTHER DEPRESSING RANT)

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from Brain Surgery, released October 27, 2014

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Vertakill Adelaide, Australia

South Australian MC/Rapper/Pimp with no hoes. Been rhyming and recording since 2000. Likes making hiphop that no one likes or wants to listen too. Hates when money gets involved with music because it destroys the art...that and he doesn't have any money, even though he desperately needs some and is willing to destroy all art to get it(famous paintings included). Winner of the kumite tournament. ... more

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