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Welcome to Jamrock

by Damian Marley







Welcome to Jamrock lyrics with English Translations




[Intro] Out in the streets, they call it murder

[Verse 1] Welcome to Jamrock, camp where the thugs dem camp at (Welcome to Jamrock, camp where the thugs camps at) Two pound ah weed inna van back (Two pounds of weed in a van’s back) It inna your hand bag, your knapsack, it inna your backpack (It’s in your hand bag, your knapsack, it’s in your backpack) The smell ah give your girlfriend contact (The smell is giving your girlfriend contact) Some bwoy nuh know dis, dem only come around like tourist (Some boys don’t know this, they only come around like a tourist) On the beach with a few club sodas Bedtime stories, and pose like dem name Chuck Norris (Bedtime stories, and posing like their name is Chuck Norris)
And don't know the real hardcore Cause Sandals ah nuh “back to” (Because Sandals is not “back to”) Di thugs dem will do weh dem got to and won't think twice to shot you (The thugs will do what they got to and won't think twice to shoot you) Don't mek dem spot you, unless you carry guns a lot too (Don't let them spot you, unless you carry guns a lot too) A bare tuff tings come at you (A lot of tough things comes at you) Trench Town man stop laugh and block off traffic (Trench Town men stop laughing and blocks the traffic) Dem wheel and pop off and dem start clap it (They wheel and pop off and they start clapping it)
With the pin file dung an it ah beat rapid (With the pin filed down and it’s beating rapid) Police come inna jeep and dem can't stop it (Police comes in the jeep and they can’t stop it) Some say them ah playboy, ah playboy rabbit (Some say they are playboy, a playboy rabbit) Funny man ah get dropped like a bad habit (Funny men are getting dropped like a bad habit) So nuh baddah pose tuff if you don't have it (So don’t bother posing tough if you do not have it) Rastafari stands alone

[Chorus] Welcome to Jamrock, welcome to Jamrock Out in the streets, they call it murder

[Verse 2] Welcome to Jam down, poor people ah dead at random (Welcome to Jam down, poor people are dying at random) Political violence, can't done, pure ghost and phantom (Political violence, can't end, a lot of ghost and phantom) The youth dem get blind by stardom (The youths get blinded by stardom) Now the kings of kings ah call (Now the kings of kings is calling) Old man to Pickney, so wave unnuh hand if you with me (Old men to children, so wave your hand if you with me) To si di sufferation sick me (To see the sufferation sickens me) Dem suit nuh fit me, to win election dem trick wi (Their suit doesn’t fit me, to win election they trick us) Then dem don't do nuttin' at all (Then they don’t do anything at all)
C'mon let's face it, a ghetto education's basic And most ah di youths dem waste it (And most of the youths waste it) And when dem waste it, that's when dem take the guns replace it (And when they waste it, that's when they used the guns to replace it) Then dem don't stand a chance at all (Then they don't stand a chance at all) And that's why ah nuff little youth have up some fat 'matic (And that's why a lot of youths have up some fat 'matic) With the extra magazine inna dem back pocket (With the extra magazine in their back pocket) And ah a bleach a night time inna some black jacket (And are bleaching at night time in some black jackets) All who nah lock glocks, ah dem a lock rocket (All who’s not locking glocks, they are locking rocket)
They will full you up ah current like ah shock socket (They will full you up of current like a shock socket) Dem a run ah road back which part the cops block it (They are running a road back where the cops blocked it) And from now till a mornin' nuh stop clock it (And from now until the morning not stop clocking it) If dem run outta rounds ah bruck back ratchet (If they run out of rounds, they’ll used a broke back ratchet)

[Chorus] Welcome to Jamrock (Southside, Northside) Welcome to Jamrock (East Coast, West Coast, huh, yo) Welcome to Jamrock (Cornwall, Middlesex and Surrey, yah) Hey, welcome to Jamrock Out in the streets, they call it murder

[Outro] Jamaica, Jamaica, Jamaica, Jamaica, now Jamaica, Jamaica, yow, Jamaica, Jamaica Welcome to Jamrock, welcome to Jamrock















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