When Guns Are Drawn: A Mixtape for Gilbert Arenas and Javaris Crittenton
When I first learned about Gilbert Arenas and guns on Christmas Eve, way back when it was as “innocent” as him getting the firearms out of his humble, grotto-encased abode because he didn’t want them around his new kid when he already had another kid for a couple years, I tweet-dedicated a Christmas song to him … Onyx, Throw Ya Guns.
This one’s for you Gilbert and Javaris. I don’t know much about astrological signs, but it seems like Capricorns don’t get along … especially when it involves gamblin’.
Oh yea, Happy Birthday Javaris. You turned 22 on New Year’s Eve. Hope you woke up feeling well today. Arenas will turn 28 on Wednesday.
In the meantime, enjoy the music.
The Roots – Guns Are Drawn
album: The Tipping Point
It’s outrageous and they just ain’t nothing
But save us an ocean of brown fists in various flavors
A favor for a favor man, this is the majors
Tell me what you would do with no phone or pagers
Onyx – Throw Ya Gunz
It’s time to get live, live, live like a wire
I set a whole choir on fire (uhh!)
Well done, on the grill, shot skills kills
And no frills – they try to diss me? they gettin crispy
Aerosmith – Janie’s Got A Gun
Janie’s got a gun
Her whole world’s come undone
From lookin’ straight at the sun
What did her daddy do?
What did he put you through?
Notorious B.I.G. – Machine Gun Funk
album: Ready To Die
So you wanna be hardcore
With your hat to the back, talkin bout the gats in your raps
But I can’t feel that hardcore appeal
that you’re screamin, baby I’m dreamin
This ain’t Christopher Williams
Erykah Badu – Penitentiary Philosophy
album: Mama’s Gun
Why can’t we get along and
Take all the funky tones
And make up a funky song
That be bangin on and on
Cam’ron – Get Ya Gun
album: Killa Season
Guns matchin my jeans (what’s that) I’m just stylin’ my friend
Lord Tariq & Peter Gunz – Déjà Vu (Uptown Baby)
album: Make It Reign
Friends call me gunz, sons call me trife
Cause I’m quick to slide off and slide this d*ck up in your wife
And that’s life, you should learn how to treat her
Black Joe Lewis – Gunpowder
album: Tell ‘Em What Your Name Is!
I said a gunpowder baby …
Public Enemy – Fight The Power
album: Fear Of A Black Planet
Elvis was a hero to most
But he never meant sh*t to me you see
Straight up racist that sucker was
Simple and plain
Muther f*ck him and John Wayne