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Lyrics:
Hook x2
High school blues
High school Blu-ooos
When the Red light
Blue light
Red light
High school blues
Lights flash

“Hello sir, where are you going?
Can you take a seat for just a moment?
Please show
Me
I-D
And
Tell me where your home is?

Where you walking from?
Where you heading to?
Keep your legs out.
Why you getting attitude?
Better watch your mouth boy!
Now, get up!
That ain’t a fucking couch boy

Oh!
What’s this?!
Thought you didn’t have a wallet?
No I-D to show me
Not Mr. Po-lice
Well, guess what “ho-mie”
I just called backup
To check
Behind that church
You were just walking from
Now,
I will only ask once,
What were you doing there?
Drinking?
Drugs?
Graffiti?
Will I find any broken bottles or guns?
And son, don’t think that your sneaky!

Meeting up with friends or what? Staying out late?
Get onto the ground again. Keep them legs straight!
Don’t even think of running, I’m a go and scan your name
The second car is almost here. Better start to pray!”

Hook x2:
High school blues
High school Blu-ooos
When the Red light
Blue light
Red light
High school blues
Lights flash

I’m heading home, checking in with mama.
Why I gotta sit down?
I ain’t got my wallet.
My house like three or four blocks from here
Why you stopping me,
Mr. Officer?

I was at the Hill with a few of my dudes
I thought I just told you, I’m walking home
Yo! Don’t kick me!
What’s your damn badge number?
Ya whatever man,
Guess you had a bad summer

I’m sorry
I Forgot
It’s been a long day
No sir, it’s not
Even like
Wow!
None of that!
It’s a short cut
Just another path!
That’s my mama’s church
This is getting nuts,
Yo, I’m going home
Let me go home!
Even call my mother
How many times I got to tell you Mr. Officer
I’m just walking home.
Heading home.

Hook x2:
High school blues
High school Blu-ooos
When the Red light
Blue light
Red light
High school blues
Lights flash

credits

from MRMT​/​/​EP, released November 12, 2015
Composers: Mtali Banda, Andrew "Fig" Figueroa, Reed Sutherland

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Mixed-Race Mixtape Los Angeles, California

MRMT//EP is the latest project from nationally touring Hip-Hop theatre show, Mixed-Race Mixtape.

#MRMT is a concept rap album on the theatre stage, exploring the challenges of growing up outside of the box and beyond the choices of black, white, and “Other.”

Featuring the popular single "Shortcut" and 3 exclusive tracks from the show + 1 (bonus) song to audiences everywhere, without a ticket.
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