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Urban Renewal
By Brad Bathgate
Last edited: Wednesday, April 25, 2007
Posted: Saturday, December 24, 2005



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• Evolution
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Welcome to life is a bitch

And whenever the movie script calls for that urban look

The camera crew comes to my block

And graffiti is always in the background of some cat's portfolio 

Sometimes with the letters spray painted in calligraphy

like the font on the cover of the Good book

And survival is the code we live by


 

But let me tell you something about Black people

We make this struggling shit look easy!

We do it so well we even named a dance after it,

And it was called:                                

The Hustle!
 

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Corner Stores In The Middle Of The Block, That Urban Look

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Pretty Ugly, A Harlem Situation

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Don't Beat Your Children, Or They'll Turn Out Like Me

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