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Song Parodies -> "New Jack City"

Original Song Title:

"Young Hearts Run Free"

Original Performer:

Candi Staton

Parody Song Title:

"New Jack City"

Parody Written by:

Arcade Junkie

The Lyrics

Dateline: 1991, a film that was shot in NYC to bring down the crack epidemic to us all.
It's a 90's movie, in this New York City life
I saw it when they turned down the movie lights
It's been 13 years, since I had to run in fear
The previews were over, and the movie began
It's New Jack City, Wesley Snipes is the man
Chris Rock is Pookie and Bill Nunn plays Duh Duh Duh Man, uh huh
I seen that films a hundred times a day
I had to stay in my seat, and had no time to break away
(had to time to break away)

Oh, New Jack City
a battle with cops against the crime family, crime family
ooooh, New Jack, a city that's true,
Don't watch it now or you'll end up front page on the news
Front page news

Nino Brown lives the New York City life
He's dealing crack in trouble and in strife
The cops are on a spree
'Cause Nino won't catch him free, uh-hmm

I gonna see it, for the rest of my days
Watch it on my TiVo every time I play
Keep gang violence off the streets, today
You'll have peace in your life for the rest of your days
This movie has a cast
That just won't break away
(that just won't break away)

(repeat chorus 3x)
Say no to drugs, people!

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