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SkyBreak
Lyrics and Credits

Lake Erie featuring Sy Smith
(L. Ferguson, S. Smith)
Vocals: Sy Smith
Drums: Tim Scott Jr.
All other instruments: Zo!
Chapter 3hree, Verse 5ive Music (BMI)/Sybersong Publishing (ASCAP)

Be still listen, I’ll try to make it very clear
I still love you and that’s what matters now and here
And you still know this heart for you remains sincere
We still hold this flame we have dangerously near

Still like the peace of Lake Erie
Still, as a mountain, can’t move me
Still, we are still, let’s be still

Let’s be real, there is no other love for you but me
That’s until forever and always and eternity
Say you will take me wherever you decide to fly
We can steal away, revel in a love divine
Take the wheel, drive me crazy with a simple touch
And I will tease you reciprocate until you blush
Don’t you feel so easy, like floating on a summer breeze
Don’t conceal, desires, we answer only unto these

Still like the peace of Lake Erie
Still, we are mountains, unmoving
Still, we are still, let’s be still

Still in love, Still in love
So in love, so in love


Starlight
featuring Phonte
(L. Ferguson, P. Coleman)
Vocals: Phonte
Background vocals: Carmen Rodgers
All instruments: Zo!
Chapter 3hree, Verse 5ive Music (BMI)/Daddy’s New Bowtie (ASCAP)

When my love is calling
You’re the only one that can get me on the line
You’re gonna get it
But you just won’t admit it
There’s just something ‘bout us
Everybody wants to play
Until they live to see the day they’re all alone
And there’s nothing left to say
Because your time slips away and it’s all gone

I’m not givin’ you up
Sexy lady livin’ it up
No, I’m not givin’ it up
We’ll be making love under the starlight
Sho’ you right
That starlight
Wanna hold you tight

When the nighttime’s falling
I go to bed and you run through my mind
You’re gonna get it
But you just won’t admit it
There’s just something ‘bout us
Nobody wants to be
The kind of lover who can see the things you do
And I don’t believe in dreams
But when I look at you it seems my dreams came true

Hook

Let’s go to work (3x)
Ooh let’s go to work


Packing For Chicago
featuring Muhsinah
(L. Ferguson, P. Coleman, M. Abdul-Karim)
Vocals: Muhsinah
Additional adlibs: Donnie Seals, Phonte, and Zo!
All instruments: Zo!
Chapter 3hree, Verse 5ive Music (BMI)/Daddy’s New Bowtie (ASCAP)/Haveusina Publishing (SESAC) 

I’m no longer lonely
Much to everybody’s surprise
This thing we got is growing
Right before my very own eyes
I was on the job just waiting
Passing time on a sunny day
And you said baby come see me
Go pack a bag your flight leaves at 8

I think I’m falling in love again
Right here with you back in love again
I think I’m falling in love again
Right back with you I’m in love again

My friends will ask my whereabouts
No questions please just hear me out
Cause you are my star oh
And I want you all to myself
Said I’m gonna keep you all to myself

So if you were wondering
Why it seems like I’m not around
It’s just cause I’m enjoying this journey
So lost inside the beauty I’ve found

Hook

I’m on my way to Chicago (vamp out)


I Don’t Mind
featuring Shana Tucker
(L. Ferguson, P. Coleman, S. Tucker)
Vocals: Shana Tucker
Rap and background vocals: Phonte
Bang bang: Carmen Rodgers
All instruments: Zo!
Chapter 3hree, Verse 5ive Music (BMI)/Daddy’s New Bowtie (ASCAP)/Mama Gooch Music (ASCAP)

What’s wrong with admitting I think about you
A little more than a little bit
What’s wrong with saying that I really want to
I wanna know if you want to get closer
Or keep things this way
Flirting in an innocent shade of gray
Hey, I don’t mind

Hey, I don’t mind (4x)
Bang, bang…bang
Bang, bang, bang… bang, bang

Maybe on Saturday we meet for coffee
Or anything that you got in mind
And if we’re still together on Sunday
We can take it as a good sign of true chemistry and we’re
Up on a road to discovering something
Hey, I don’t mind

Hook

She said she wants your anaconda
She want it proper, made an offer
Said ba-baby take me up like Norman Connors
Don’t wanna take it too far
If you fail it’s who fault
Eat that humble pie like it was rhubarb
And open relationship
You thought you could take the shit
‘Til you found out she’s more open than you are
Outta pocket like a cue ball
Out here staying single for a shingle when you could have tore her roof off


Wishing You Well
featuring Carmen Rodgers
(L. Ferguson, P. Coleman, C. Rodgers)
Vocals: Carmen Rodgers
Background vocals: Phonte
All instruments: Zo!
Chapter 3hree, Verse 5ive Music (BMI)/Daddy’s New Bowtie (ASCAP)/Candigirl Music (ASCAP)

Finding right words is never easy
When it comes to goodbye
Parting moments are not my forte
Tears me all up inside
Thought I couldn’t spend life without you
Thought I would die
Tears are so much less complicated
Always did make me cry

I knew the day would
Soon come around and
Going in circles baby
Bringing me down, and the
Writing’s been on the
Wall for some time, to
Stay any longer, baby
Is a crime

Love’s a gamble choose heads or tails
Intuition it never fails
No hard feelings I wish you well
No hard feelings I wish you well
‘Round and ‘round like a carousel
Save your story and wedding bells
No hard feelings I wish you well
No hard feelings I wish you well

Loving you was never easy
I’m so sorry I tried
If you need me I’ll take the blame baby
If it brings sleep tonight
Things didn’t work out for you and me, babe
And I know you know why
Here’s our chance we can stop pretending
So the pain will subside

I knew the day would
Soon come around and
Going in circles baby
Bringing me down, and the
Writing’s been on the
Wall for some time, to
Stay any longer, baby
Is a crime

Hook Out


A Season
featuring Eric Roberson
(L. Ferguson, P. Coleman)
Vocals: Eric Roberson
Background vocals: Phonte
Trumpet and Flugelhorn: Al Strong IV
Trombone: Andrew Kleindienst
All other instruments: Zo!
Chapter 3hree, Verse 5ive Music (BMI)/Daddy’s New Bowtie (ASCAP)

Rain fills the air and drops from the clouds
Then the sun rays come down and make the day bright again
All the colors of life are shining through yeah
When the sky breaks open wide

Something like a daydream that sun beams can seem so far
Away from the changing strange things beneath the stars
And one day you’ll find that his time is not like ours
There’s nothing like a season to remind you who’s in charge

Snow fills the air and falls to the ground
And just like that life’s turned upside down again
In the quiet times I learn to let go, yeah
And I am fortified

Hook

I’m gonna find a way

Step one, step two, hey

Hook out


Just Whatcha Like
featuring Joi
(L. Ferguson, P. Coleman, J. Gilliam)
Vocals: Joi
Additional vocals and adlibs: Donnie Seals, Phonte, and Zo!
All instruments: Zo!
Chapter 3hree, Verse 5ive Music (BMI)/Daddy’s New Bowtie (ASCAP)/Joilicious Music (BMI)

When I walked into the party
You were up against the wall
If I’m too forward boy I’m sorry
But I knew you could get it all

Your smile your eyes told me a story
(A freaky tale)
No we ain’t gotta do much talkin’
(I know you very well)

Once you get it
Never will forget it
Oh we can, we can spend the night
Once you get it
Surely won’t regret it
I got, I got just whatcha like

I heard you got a reputation
Two girls on the other side of town
Anyway, Mr. Bartender
Pour me a double shot of brown

My body really needs your pleasure
(My handyman)
Come to my house and taste this treasure
(It’s like candyland)

Hook

Move your body next to me


Lifelines
featuring Dornik
(L. Ferguson, P. Coleman, D. Leigh)
Vocals: Dornik
Rap: Phonte
Ending Background Vocals: Carmen Rodgers

All instruments: Zo!
Chapter 3hree, Verse 5ive Music (BMI)/Daddy’s New Bowtie (ASCAP)/Universal/PMR Publishing (PRS)

In a dream
You came to me and I don’t know what to say
You got me wrapped around your finger with everything you do so
And that’s the truth
In the dark days
We gonna be alright
In the night time
I’ll lead you to the light
And cross my heart
Don’t you think about it just know I always got you babe
I got you babe

You don’t ever have to walk alone
I know we can always find a way
You are the queen that’s on the throne
I need you to stay with me
You’ve given me lifelines
You’ve given me lifelines

I tried
To think about all the things you mean to me
All the little ways you guided me to be everything I am oh
Girl that’s the truth

And I think about the days
Tears falling down my face
So let me take the time
Now before it’s too late
Crying, yelling there’s no telling where I’d be without your love
Just wanna thank you, love

I carry your name and your lineage
I carry the flame and my intention is to keep it ablaze until somebody gets wind of it
And tries to blow it out
Sorry I have my doubts
Sorry I have my bouts in the cesspool it’s stressful I wanna shout
Preacher play it again
Lucky I got a friend
As long as you live within
I won’t never go without


For Pops
(L. Ferguson)
Drums: Nick Baglio
Guitars: Chris Boerner
Congas: Leroy “Boogie” Grier
All other instruments: Zo!
Chapter 3hree, Verse 5ive Music (BMI)


Steal My Joy
featuring Tamisha Waden
(L. Ferguson, P. Coleman, W. Baker, C. Rodgers, T. Waden)
Lead vocals: Tamisha Waden
Background vocals: Carmen Rodgers, Tamisha Waden, and Phonte
Congas, clave and bells: Leroy “Boogie” Grier
Flute: Tim Smith
All other instruments: Zo!
Chapter 3hree, Verse 5ive Music (BMI)/Daddy’s New Bowtie (ASCAP)/Songs For The Rebel (ASCAP)/Candigirl Music (ASCAP)/Lil Church Gyrl Music (ASCAP)

There’s been a change in me
Finally I am free
This feeling I’ve found
Nothing can bring me down

I’ve got something real, nothing will steal my joy
Something I can feel, nothing will steal my joy

I seek a brand new life
Truth in the beauty arrive
This feeling inside
No reason to hide away

If you need to find brand new light
So many possibilities inside
Your spirit and mind
Let the Divine shine through

They can’t bring me down
‘Cause I’m feeling free
I’ve gotta get it, I’ve gotta get it
Deep inside my soul
Brand new destiny
I’ve gotta get it, I’ve gotta get it

Can you take me higher?
Higher, baby, higher
Can you take me higher?
Higher, baby, higher

Hook out

 

Produced by Zo! and Phonte for Chapter 3hree, Verse 5ive, LLC/The Foreign Exchange Music except:

“Lake Erie” and “For Pops”
Produced by Zo! for Chapter 3hree, Verse 5ive Music, LLC

Recorded and Mixed by Zo! and Phonte at East Wing Studios, Silver Spring, MD and The Peanut Gallery, Raleigh, NC except:

“Lake Erie” and “For Pops”
Recorded and Mixed by Chris Boerner at The Burlap Palace, Raleigh, NC

“Lake Erie”
Vocals recorded by Grant “G-Nick” Nicholas at Rumbo Studios, Winnteka, CA

Mastering: Chris Boerner at The Burlap Palace, Raleigh, NC

©2016 The Foreign Exchange Music, LLC
P.O. Box 12208
Wilmington, NC 28405

 

ManMade - Released on May 21st

 ManMade Lyrics

The Train featuring Sy Smith
Produced by Zo! for Chapter 3hree, Verse 5ive Music (BMI)
Written by Sy Smith for Sybersong Publishing (ASCAP)
Vocals Recorded and Mixed by Grant “G-Nick” Nicholas
All Vocals by Sy Smith
All Instruments by Zo!
Recorded at East Wing Studios, Silver Spring, MD and Rumbo Studios, Winnetka, CA

When I get high
I get plenty full
So plentiful yeah
But when I’m low
I’m just pitiful
So pitiful yeah
When life makes me dizzy
Worse than vertigo
That’s when I gotta go
I need a destination
‘Cause I’m losing control
And I wanna hold ya

So take my hand
Baby let’s fly
Be my inspiration
Take me way beyond the sun, the stars, the moon
I wanna get inside you

Let’s take this train as far as it will go
Hashtags and do-rags and long lost love
Let’s ride this lane into a place that we don’t know
Turn in your white flags and don’t give up

Across or up and down?
I choose vertical
I’ll be a spectacle
A prude or Adina?
I’d rather be a dirty girl
Such a dirty girl

So take my hand
Baby let’s fly
Be my motivation
Take me way beyond the sun, the stars, the moon
I wanna get inside you

Count To Five featuring Gwen Bunn
Produced by Zo! & Phonte for Chapter 3hree, Verse 5ive Music, LLC/The Foreign Exchange Music, LLC
Written by Phonte Coleman for Daddy’s New Bowtie (ASCAP)
Lead Vocals by Gwen Bunn
Background Vocals by Phonte and Gwen Bunn
All Instruments by Zo!
Recorded at East Wing Studios, Silver Spring, MD and The Peanut Gallery, Raleigh, NC

How do you do?
I’m lovely yes I’m feeling lovely how are you?
The trees are green and oh the sky’s a lovely hue
A brighter day for one but better day for two, ooh
But anytime I’m feeling blue
There is a song I sing and I’ll sing it for you
It’s kind of tricky but I know you’ll find the groove
Or I can sing the words and you just hum the tune

The rain is coming
Better get inside
Lay down my love
And count to five
Cause one’s too lonely
And a three’s too soon
Just count to five
And keep your cool

How do you do?
I’m lovely yes I’m feeling lovely how are you?
The trees are green and all the flowers are in bloom
A hazy day in May or maybe even June, ooh
I know the rain is coming soon
To wash away the day and make it all brand new
Nothing to fear my dear I know it to be true
There’s so much good in life if you just make the room
But anytime I’m feeling blue
There is a song I sing and I’ll sing it for you
It’s kind of tricky but I know you’ll find the groove
Or I can sing the words and you just hum the tune

New In Town (Happy) featuring 1-O.A.K. & Carlitta Durand
Produced by Zo! & Phonte for Chapter 3hree, Verse 5ive Music, LLC/The Foreign Exchange Music, LLC
Written by Phonte Coleman for Daddy’s New Bowtie (ASCAP) and Carlitta Durand for Durand Music Group (ASCAP)
Lead and Background Vocals by 1-O.A.K. and Carlitta Durand
Additional Background Vocals by Phonte
All Instruments by Zo!
Recorded at East Wing Studios, Silver Spring, MD and The Peanut Gallery, Raleigh, NC

You were new in town and I took you for a ride
The stars were out the air was so cold
Hand on your thigh ‘cause I was bold
You asked me where we’d go
I said hey why don’t you come inside
The kind of night that dreams are made of
Next thing you know we were in love

Something in your eyes
Ooh how could I decline?
Capturing this moment in time
You brought so much joy to this heart of mine
I can’t believe it’s true, babe
Wrapped up in your arms in love with you, babe
Feels so real and I can’t keep my cool, babe
Take my hand and say you love me too, babe
(Elbows out the ride now lean to the side)

If this is the love that they been talkin’ ‘bout
I don’t never ever wanna be without
You are the beat of my heart near or far
And I’m so happy, babe
Some people spend their whole lives searching for love that’s true
Don’t need a vow or a ring to share my life with you
It’s you and me right or wrong
Just as long as we stay happy, babe

Ooh what is this thing heaven sent me
A new awakening inside myself
It shouldn’t be too hard to tell, yeah
‘Cause I’ve given you
Nothing but the very best part of me
Feels like I can finally breathe
So proud to say that we got enough
Got enough

Making Time featuring Phonte & Choklate
Produced by Zo! & Phonte for Chapter 3hree, Verse 5ive Music, LLC/The Foreign Exchange Music, LLC
Written by Phonte Coleman for Daddy’s New Bowtie (ASCAP) and Choklate for Chokolesta Music (ASCAP)
Lead Vocals by Phonte
Background Vocals by Choklate and Phonte
Trumpet by Al Strong IV
Trombone by Andrew Kleindienst
All Other Instruments by Zo!
Recorded at East Wing Studios, Silver Spring, MD and The Peanut Gallery, Raleigh, NC

The night has turned to day, my lover
And the dawn meets me again
Missed another evening of your lovin’ baby
And I really need a friend

Slow it up just keep it nice and steady yeah
I miss your kisses and for you I’m ready yeah
You don’t have to make the time it’s already here
So when ya gonna come and get it?

Can’t spend my life making time for so many things to do
‘Cause what’s the use in making time
If I can’t spend it with you
Got money to make got bills to pay, but baby we’re overdue
Make the time love
Take some time love

The winter turns to spring, my lover
And the seasons start to change
But through the eyes of such a lonely man
Everything just looks the same

Slow it up just keep it nice and steady yeah
I miss your kisses and for you I’m ready yeah
You don’t have to make the time it’s already here
So when ya gonna come and get it?
Gettin’ next to you sometimes it just feels so hard
Workin’ all night I got to be where you are
How could I reach for the sky if I lost my star?
So baby let’s take the time

I just wanna move the world aside
As we lay into the night
For the moment I’ll be yours
And your lovin’ will be mine
Leave our worries at the door
Take a breath and clear my mind
So baby spend some time with me

Tell Me Something New featuring Jeanne Jolly
Produced by Zo! & Phonte for Chapter 3hree, Verse 5ive Music, LLC/The Foreign Exchange Music, LLC
Written by Phonte Coleman for Daddy’s New Bowtie (ASCAP)
All Vocals by Jeanne Jolly
All Instruments by Zo!
Recorded at East Wing Studios, Silver Spring, MD and The Peanut Gallery, Raleigh, NC

In the darkness there’s a light
And it feels so good inside
Cause I’m yours, babe
All the fear is cast aside
And it makes you come alive
Cause I’m yours, babe

Promise that you’ll give me the truth
Nothing’s gonna tear us apart
Believe what I’m saying to you
This is my heart

You can stop me if you’ve heard it before
Baby I’m in love with you
Got me spinning and I don’t wanna stop
Let me tell you something new
You can never say you love me enough
I’ve been hurt a time or two
It’s so refreshing baby say it again
You can tell me something new

More than gold or diamond rings
You’re the joy inside my dreams
And I’m yours, babe
Such a rare and precious find
To receive this love divine
And I’m yours, babe

Promise that you’ll give me the truth
Nothing’s gonna tear us apart
Our love is so much greater than you
Something written deep in the stars
Don’t wanna be a burden to you
Just want you to be who you are
Believe what I am saying to you
This is my heart

ManMade featuring Phonte
Produced by Zo! & Phonte for Chapter 3hree, Verse 5ive Music, LLC/The Foreign Exchange Music, LLC
Written by Phonte Coleman for Daddy’s New Bowtie (ASCAP)
All Vocals by Phonte
All Instruments by Zo!
Recorded at East Wing Studios, Silver Spring, MD and The Peanut Gallery, Raleigh, NC

We are born to absorb
All the beauty of this life
Girls and boys make your choice
No matter if it’s wrong or right
Raise your voice be a torch
A true reflection of His light
There’s a void He destroys
But still we have to wonder why

If God is love and I’m truly forgiven
How do I know?
If I was really made in His image then
Where does it show?
‘Cause you are everything that’s good and perfect
And I fall short
‘Cause all we do is merely

ManMade

We are born to endure
Pain and loneliness inside
Take a tour open doors
And there’s no telling what you’ll find
He’s the force and the source of
All the goodness in my life
There’s a void He destroys but
Still I have to wonder why

If God is love and I’m truly forgiven
How will I know?
If we were truly made in His image then
Where does it show?
‘Cause you are everything that’s good and perfect
And I fall short
‘Cause all we do can only be

ManMade

We Are On The Move featuring Eric Roberson
Produced by Zo! & Phonte for Chapter 3hree, Verse 5ive Music, LLC/The Foreign Exchange Music, LLC
Written by Phonte Coleman for Daddy’s New Bowtie (ASCAP)
Lead Vocals by Eric Roberson
Background Vocals by Gwen Bunn, Phonte and Sy Smith
Congas, Timbales and Other Percussion by Brevan Hampden
All Other Instruments by Zo!
Recorded at East Wing Studios, Silver Spring, MD and The Peanut Gallery, Raleigh, NC

There are times in my life
When I want to stay
Lost in my mind
Never face the day
But if there’s a girl
Who could change my world, it’s you

There are times in my life
When I want to run
Off in the night
Never see the sun
But if there’s a name
I call with no shame, it’s you

Heart’s beating
I’m weakening
Until you came into my life
My healing
And I don’t wanna let it go
Can’t let you go, no

Get ready
‘Cause we are on the move

There are times in my life
When I feel a rush
Of sadness cause I
Have no one to trust
But if there’s a friend
On who I depend, it’s you

There are times in the night
When I want to spend
Time after time looking deep within
But if there’s a belle
To bring me out of my shell, it’s you

Show Me The Way featuring Anthony David & Carmen Rodgers
Produced by Zo! & Phonte for Chapter 3hree, Verse 5ive Music, LLC/The Foreign Exchange Music, LLC
Written by Phonte Coleman for Daddy’s New Bowtie (ASCAP) and Walter Baker for Songs For The Rebel (ASCAP)
Lead Vocals by Anthony David
Background Vocals by Carmen Rodgers
Additional Background Vocals by Phonte
All Instruments by Zo!
Recorded at East Wing Studios, Silver Spring, MD and The Peanut Gallery, Raleigh, NC

A whisper in my mind
That says I’ve been a fool all this time
Dismissed as insecurity
I’m choosing to let this love be

Baby I know
That my eyes show
Disappointment and pain
You and I know
We just can’t handle the weight

Tell me what am I to do
When it feels like I am losing you
Show me the way back, baby
Show me the way back, baby
And even though my mind is telling me we’re through
Still the heart does what it wants to do
Show me the way back, baby
Show me the way back, baby

A whisper in my mind
That wonders if I’ll ever find, love
But I just can’t keep asking you
For an emotion that seems so untrue

Downward spiral
Feels so final
Our love won’t ever be saved
I know that I can’t show you the way

For Tina featuring Sy Smith
Produced by Zo! & Phonte for Chapter 3hree, Verse 5ive Music, LLC/The Foreign Exchange Music, LLC
Written by Phonte Coleman for Daddy’s New Bowtie (ASCAP)
All Vocals by Sy Smith
Flute by Claudia Hayden
All Instruments by Zo!
Recorded at East Wing Studios, Silver Spring, MD and The Peanut Gallery, Raleigh, NC

Show me the way back, baby

Show me the love don’t player hate me

Out In The World featuring Choklate & Phonte
Produced by Zo! & Phonte for Chapter 3hree, Verse 5ive Music, LLC/The Foreign Exchange Music, LLC
Written by Choklate for Chokolesta Music (ASCAP) and Phonte Coleman for Daddy’s New Bowtie (ASCAP)
Lead Vocals by Choklate
Additional Background Vocals and Rap by Phonte
All Instruments by Zo!
Recorded at East Wing Studios, Silver Spring, MD and The Peanut Gallery, Raleigh, NC

Feels like I’m in a padded room
Locked down tied down can’t move
Stuck in big ol’ heavy shoes
Yearning a place my soul can groove

I know this is where I’m supposed to be
When good things keep coming to me
Money don’t make you rich
If I had it still live like this

Out here in the world
Out here in the world
Where the love is flowin’
Out here in the world
Like an eagle soarin’
Out here in the world

Felt like I might lose my mind
Same thing day in day out rewind
Nothing worse than wasting time
Imagine your freedom and if you seek you’ll find

I know this is where I’m supposed to be
When good things keep coming to me
Money don’t make you rich
If I had it still live like this
All dressed up let’s hit the town
Troubles on my mind won’t bring me down
Money don’t make you grow
And if I had it you’d never know
‘Cause I’d be

Got a letter from my baby bro
He hit me like yo Tay it’s a problem
My crew got locked ‘bout a week ago
Now everybody singin’
Les Miserables
I’m sorry that my daughter can’t see her father
Tell mama that I never meant to be a bother
Never meant to see her sorrow
And write me back ‘cause with the pen you a Leonardo
Been 2 and a half
Call it 3 if you doin’ the math
It ain’t like what we would do in the past
Yeah life gets shorter but it don’t mean less to me
Heed these jewels or end up an accessory
Comin’ back to a city so filthy
Take ya time and smell the roses or the milkweeds
For you I still bleed
And I’ma still be
Waitin’ with open arms in 8 months we’ll be
(Out here)
Come on

Body Rock featuring Sy Smith
Produced by Zo! & Phonte for Chapter 3hree, Verse 5ive Music, LLC/The Foreign Exchange Music, LLC
Written by Phonte Coleman for Daddy’s New Bowtie (ASCAP)
Lead Vocals by Sy Smith
Background Vocals by Sy Smith and Phonte
Flute by Tim Smith
All Other Instruments by Zo!
Recorded at East Wing Studios, Silver Spring, MD and The Peanut Gallery, Raleigh, NC

Turn the lights down first
I lie awake in your arms you’re in my bed
The only one for my thirst
When I wake up with the dawn you’re in my head
And for whatever it’s worth
Your love is plenty and I don’t have a care
No better place on this Earth
The light of one million stars will take you there

Turn the lights down first
You are my love and my life nothing compares
When I don’t have you it hurts
To be without you is more than I can bear
I’m ready baby let’s work
We are inseparable nothing can tear
No better place on this Earth
The light of one million stars will take you there

I don’t need another love
You make my body rock
Make my body rock
Take me there one more time
Don’t need another love rockin’ my body like you

I used to think I wasn’t good enough
Ooh my heart I couldn’t give enough
But there’s one thing that I am certain of
All my love’s for you

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SunStorm Lyrics

Greater Than the Sun featuring Phonte

Summer’s breeze and morning dew
Another day comes into view
The, birds they sing of love so true
To, celebrate their favorite time of day

You can laugh if you like, you can cry if you want
But you must realize, there’s nothing greater than the sun

Golden days in paradise
Place where dreams can take to flight
Vision of a love inside that says…
“That’s the way that I should be”

You can laugh if you like, you can cry if you want
But you must realize, there’s nothing greater than the sun

So we have no time to waste
Rush of life we must embrace
The sweetest touch in every taste of ecstasy
That leads us back to you

You can laugh if you like, you can cry if you want
But you must realize, there’s nothing greater than the sun
(Yo, run it back, let’s go)

The main event not an exhibition
Taking your boy on an expedition
I think you better listen
Day in and day out we do the same thing
Trying to find a joy in this repetition
Always complaining about the routine and the mundane
But let me stop to remind y’all of one thing
Come hell or high water you can count on
The sun always shining in its untamed, glory
For all the mothers and the fathers
To nurture all the seeds from the harvest
And maybe make you laugh
And lighten up your path when you’re walking
I think I found the reason why before the dawn is the darkest
‘Cause the night is just the sun’s opening act
So it goes out with a bang before that light shines through
Drop down to my knees and made a vow to the sun
That as long as you keep rising, then I will too
And that’s what I’m gon’ do

Greatest Weapon Of All Time featuring Sy Smith

Oooh I’ve been jaded, yes complicated
By factors that were out of my control
So I’ve been waitin’ for golden gates and
Doors to open so I can come out of my fold
And now I’m thinking that it’s my time

Don’t ever underestimate the power of your mind
‘Cause it might be the greatest weapon of all-time
Don’t ever underestimate the power of you heart and soul
‘Cause they might write the greatest love story that’s ever been told

 I know you’re true with love inside of you but
Darkness seems to be the only light that shines
You’ve got something that can’t be explained and
That’s why you always got to keep on trying
And now you know that it’s your time

Don’t ever underestimate the power of your mind
‘Cause it might be the greatest weapon of all-time
Don’t ever underestimate the power of you heart and soul
‘Cause they might write the greatest love story that’s ever been told

Oooh your heart, oooh your soul
Your body and your mind
You should let them all come together
And show you a good time

Let ‘um come together
Why don’t you let ‘um come together
They could be the greatest weapon of all-time

Say How You Feel featuring Phonte & Carlitta Durand

Say how you feel to me baby ‘cause that’s the only way
Say how you feel to me baby even if you got nothing to say

My lover, come closer
Lay down come tell me what’s on your mind
I’m listening, you’re so distant
Please tell me, what did I do this time

Nothing ever comes from secrets but a bunch of lies
Nothing ever comes from silence but the tears you cry
Even when we’re apart, baby I’m still in love
Still in love

Say how you feel to me baby ‘cause that’s the only way
Say how you feel to me baby even if you got nothing to say

I wanna see you smile, and hear your voice
It’s worth the while, you bring me joy
If it’s gonna work, you gotta talk to me
To avoid the hurt, this is not make-believe

Nothing ever comes from secrets but a bunch of lies
Nothing ever comes from silence but the tears you cry
Even when we’re apart, baby I’m still in love
Still in love

Say how you feel to me baby ‘cause that’s the only way
Say how you feel to me baby even if you got nothing to say

Be Your Man featuring Darien Brockington

Girl I hope you know I love you
‘Cause I know I said some things that really hurt you, baby
Please don’t be that way, I want you to stay
Let me show you baby I can change
I know I haven’t been the man that I’m supposed to
Now you’re standing here so unsure, feelings I can’t ignore
You’ve got your issues but I just can’t solve them
Tell me you want to endure, I need you to believe in me

There’s no more conversation ‘cause you don’t wanna talk to me
And all your preservations, they kill the possibilities
For you I will be faithful, but maybe I don’t have the strength
To be your man

Please, tell me why you’re crying
What’s the use in trying
All you see is who I once was
Girl I know I hurt you bad
Can we get it back on track
It’s all up to you, girl I’m trying to move on
I know I haven’t been the man that I’m supposed to
Now you’re standing here and unsure, feelings I have ignored
You’ve got your issues but I just can’t solve them
Tell me you want to endure, I need you to believe in me

Free Your Mind featuring Lady Alma

Just free your mind
Go with what’s inside

It’s the fast pace of the computer age
How we raise our kids in unusual ways
Bills to pay, it’s just something everyday
We need to let it all disappear

Take our time, to release and unwind
I know the pressure sometimes can beat you down to the ground
Let it go, let it go
The answer’s so simple

Just free your mind
Go with what’s inside

Destroying what God has built
How can we live with this guilt
Can’t pass the blame, in the game
Of life’s woven quilt

We will take our time, to relax and unwind
The answer’s right in front of your eyes
Everyday is a new day
When you free your mind

Just free your mind
Go with what’s inside

Everyday is a new day
When you free your mind

SunStorm featuring YahZarah

Honey you should know, I’m the main attraction
So surrender to this feeling baby
Don’t you stop just take my hand and let this flower grow
Chemical reaction, when the arrow hits the two of us
It starts a new love, you’re a spark of electricity
That turns into a sea of possibilities and then we melt into each other’s arms
Oh yes indeed, something out of a dream
No there will never be another love on earth like yours and mine

On no, am I the one who makes you the laughing stock of your friends
Or could I be the girl that your mother warned you against
Give your heart to someone else it’s so intense
So don’t try to put me down when your boys come around

Like 1…2…3 (Oh!!)
Love, sex, passion (No!!)
Lights, camera, action (Don’t go!!)
‘Cause love ain’t got no time for games

There’s no more rainy days since you’ve come to my life
SunStorm is on the horizon, you might wanna close your eyes
Ooh baby it’s a cold, cold world and everybody needs a friend
SunStorm’s gonna come to life and wash away your tears again

Here I am, waiting
‘Cause it’s crystal clear that this is no coincidence ‘cuz I am sure that
Faith has brought us here, anticipation
Making love to you so innocent, so intimate
So full of bliss that electricity
That turns into a sea of possibilities and then we melt into each other’s arms
Oh yes indeed, something out of a dream
No there will never be another love on earth like yours and mine

On no, are you the type of guy who could just be playing pretend
Oh what a shame if something so good should come to an end
Give your heart to someone else it’s so intense
So don’t try to put me down when your boys come around

Like 1…2…3 (Oh!!)
Love, sex, passion (No!!)
Lights, camera, action (Don’t go!!)
‘Cause love ain’t got no time for games

There’s no more rainy days since you’ve come to my life
SunStorm is on the horizon, you might wanna close your eyes
Ooh baby it’s a cold, cold world and everybody needs a friend
SunStorm’s gonna come to life and wash away your tears again
(Oooh, wash it away, yeah)

I have waited all my years for this feeling
But have not the words to say
I know it’s not in fashion for a man to be revealing
But the truth is I’m afraid

You can lay me down, you can have your way with me
I’m so glad I’ve found someone who will stay with me
Take a look around at all you’ve done
There’ll be no more clouds I can see the sun

And when I need somebody, baby you know you (wash my tears away)
And when I call your name I’ll always (wash my tears away)
Through all the ups and downs you say you depend on me (wash my tears away)
In you I have found the greatest friend to me

If I Could Tell You No featuring Jesse Boykins III)

Rocketships in every hue
Skies in green and grass in blue
Deny you all these things
If I could tell you no

Diamonds, rubies, pearls, and stones
Fall in Paris, spring in Rome
You ask for all these things
And I can’t tell you no

People say that I’m the biggest fool that they’ve ever seen
They tell me I should be a man but what does it mean?
To be a man without someone to share a dream and a thrill
To be a man with someone as lovely as you (ahhhh) 

Be my girl, I’ll be your boy
Please now baby don’t play coy
No need to be ashamed
With all the fancy things you’ve gained
Well, to me it’s all the same
You can’t take it with you when you die…I

Take your picture, take my hand
Don’t care if they don’t understand
You ask for all these things, but I can’t tell you no
But I can’t tell you no
If I could tell you no

This Could Be the Night featuring Eric Roberson, Darien Brockington & Rapper Big Pooh

Our encounter started innocently
She spilled her drink on me
But she was fine
And I was fine with her hands on me
Wiping off this wine
I said let’s get in line so I can buy you another
Don’t mean no disrespect you might have come here with another
And then she replied, “Well, not tonight”
I said, “Oh, is that right?”
Well hello then, let me get that car door open for you

You don’t have to thank me for it
‘Cause nobody’s keeping score
We can do anything you like
And baby this could be the night
This could be the night, this could be the night, this could be the night
Just for you

I got a message from you baby
That you ain’t wanna keep me waiting
“But why rush a good thing,” to her is what I replied
Can’t get enough of you
Wanna spent my whole life with you
But for now let’s enjoy tonight
Let’s fast forward to the dance floor
You know what we came for
Baby, that’s to have a good time
The mood is right, do whatever you like
Let’s party until the sunrise

You don’t have to thank me for it
‘Cause nobody’s keeping score
We can do anything you like
And baby this could be the night
This could be the night, this could be the night, this could be the night
Just for you

Another splash of my favorite cologne
My baby told me six more minutes they pass, we gone
On the dance floor steppin’, leave troubles at home
On the dance floor sweatin’, baby girl in a zone
Got her head cocked back
I got my hands straight like a crease, in the air
Looking like an Ernie Barnes piece, not a care
A let yourself go moment that we both share
Let down your hair, let’s go

Wanna dance the night away with you
Take my hand let’s get it started baby

Flight of the Blackbyrd featuring Phonte

When the sun goes down at night, do you wonder why?
There’s a place for every star hanging in the sky

So when you feel alone just look to the heavens above
As long as there’s a place for you, there’s a place for love

All Is Well With Love featuring Chantae Cann

The moon sits high
As we lay low
Under the sky
We watch it glow
And it feels good tonight
‘Cause I’m by your side
And you’re lying next to me
I feel your skin
And taste your wine
‘Cause I am yours
And you are mine
Everything is love, everything is love, everything is love
When I’m with you

Tell me that you want me, baby
Tell me that you need me, baby
Tell me that you love me, baby
‘Cause all is well with love oh
‘Cause all is well with loving you

MakeLuv2Me featuring Monica Blaire

Make love to me
With intention and purpose
Show me that you know how to get down, down, down
Give me all you’ve got
Make love to me
With intention and purpose
Show me that you know how to get down, down, down
How to get lowdown

Tonight I thought it might be nice if
You be my supplier
Cuz I fiend for your desire
Tonight if we could just do raw shit
And nobody else can see
Love is so good to me

Make love to me
With intention and purpose
Show me how to get lowdown, down, down, down
Give me all you’ve got
Make love to me
With intention and purpose
Show me how to get lowdown, down
Give me all you’ve got

You seem to satisfy me
In ways I never thought I could be
When the lights are off
You fulfill my fantasies
With the lights off
You complete me
With the lights off
I wanna do you ever so sweetly
With the lights off
You give me everything
You give me everything and I appreciate it
Your love is appreciated
Your love is appreciated

Don’t think ’cause I’m righteous
Don’t mean I don’t like it
Just ’cause I’m gifted
Don’t mean that I don’t wanna lick it

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