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Muhammad Ali

Faithless

2001

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Faithless

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Muhammad Ali

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04:20

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Cheeky

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"If all you keep hearing it so long you will see me as a super star and you'll have time to waste with your minions and things"

I see your face in front of me, still grainy
From that old black'n'white TV
My whole family silent,
Watchin' you shape destiny witcha two hands
Faster than the eye could see...

Mesmerising

Y'Know what? Skinny lickle me, started to strut.
Ten years old, suddenly bold,
'Cos I resolved to live like my hero in the ring...
Be smart, never give an inch, no retreating
An I racked up, respect from teachers, rednecks
And creatures who attack in a pack like insects.
Never, seen the like, not before or since,
A young prince an I remain convinced of his invincibility,
Athletic agility, virility, still a free spirit.
Forever through eternity, stingin' like a bee...
Muhammad Ali.

I want you to know
Your are the o-riginal
I want you to know
Your are the o-riginal
I want you to know
Your are the o-riginal

Your achievements defy belief,
From the belly of the beast
Risin' like yeast yo, my relief from low self-esteem
Came when I saw you rappin' on my TV screen, float.
Like a butterfly that describe my walk to school.
After fight night, I felt so cool
Cos' I was the greatest too.
Love of self born simply out of love for you
An I knew someday people'll love me too
None of the hecklin about my black skin got through.
I woulda walked barefoot through hell for you
It's how I felt back then an I still do so will you
Accept these humble words of praise.
And my gratitude for those glorious days
And meritorious ways instilled in a young mind
Skills sublime,
Yours to mine.

I want you to know
Your are the o-riginal
I want you to know
Your are the o-riginal
I want you to know
Your are the o-riginal

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Details Benson Boone - Beautiful Things
Details Loreen - Is It Love
Details Teddy Swims - The Door
Details Hannah Mae - Waterdicht
Details Son Mieux - Tonight
Details Ariana Grande - Yes, And?
Details Lost Frequencies & Bastille - Head Down
Details Teddy Swims - Lose Control
Details Kygo with Ava Max - Whatever
Details Claude - Écoutez-Moi
Details Dimitri Vegas & Like Mike x Tiësto x W&W & Dido - Thank You - Not So Bad
Details Dean Lewis - Trust Me Mate
Details Beyoncé - Texas Hold 'em
Details Antoon - Blindelings
Details Tate McRae - Greedy
Details P!nk - All Out Of Fight
Details Chef'Special - Speed Of Light
Details Kris Kross Amsterdam, Sera x Conor Maynard - Stay (Never Leave)
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Details Taylor Swift - Cruel Summer
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