The Power    (video)

 

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    I've got the power!          Hey, yeah, heh!

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    I've got the power! Oh-oh-oh-oh-oh-oh, yeah-eah-eah !

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    I've got the power! Oh-oh-oh, yeah-eah-eah ! Gettin' kinda heavy !

 

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+ It's gettin, it's gettin, it's gettin kinda heavy. (4x)

 

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1. Like the crack of the whip, I Snap attack,

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    front to back, in this thing called rap,

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    dingin’ like a cymbal, rhyme thimble, on the heavenly level,

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    bang the bass, turn up the tremble.

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    Radical mind, day and night all the time,

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    7:14, wise, divine,

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    maniac, brainiac, winnin the game,

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    I'm the lyrical Jesse James.

 

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+ Oh-oh-oh-oh-oh-oh, yeah-eah-eah !

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    I've got the power! Oh-oh-oh, yeah-eah-eah ! Gettin' kinda heavy !

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    I've got the power.  

 

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+ It's gettin, it's gettin, it's gettin kinda heavy. (4x)

 

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I've got the power,

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(he's) gonna break my heart, he's gonna break my heart of hearts !

 

 

 

 

 

 

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    He's gonna break my heart, he's gonna break my heart of hearts !

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I’ve got the power,               oh oh oh           oh !

 

+ repeat CHORUS

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+ Am - G - Am - G (2x)     + I've got the power !

 

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+ It's gettin, it's gettin, it's gettin kinda hectic. (8x)     + Am - G - Am - G

 

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2. Quality I possess, and say I'm fresh,

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    when my voice goes through the mesh

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    of the mic-rophone, that I am holdin,

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    copy written lyrics, so they can't be stolen.

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    If they all Snap,         don't need the police,

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    to try to save them, your voice don't see,

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    so peace, stay off my back,

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    or I will attack and you don't want that.

 

+ CHORUS (2x)        + I got the power !

 

(orig. = capo 2nd)    (Snap)