In hip-hop, not every artist has great influence over their fans. Rappers like Diddy, Jay Z and Rick Ross all created a space in their career to show everyone that you can boss up from being the man in the streets, to being the man in corporate. From Diddy and Rozay dropping the keys to success on their social media, to Jay Z explaining generational wealth on 4:44, Nipsey followed through with the inspiration on Victory Lap.
If you’ve been following Nipsey’s career, he has been relentless in speaking on the importance of the black community buying the block back. In Victory Lap, Nipsey graduates from being in the streets, being on the run, to speaking on the importance of black economics and having a better life. He speaks of his knowledge as an entrepreneur, and provides artists with the knowledge of being independent and owning their own music.
Whether you are an artist or entrepreneur, it is imperative that pay close attention to the motivational lyrics that the Cali rapper has presented. Here are the motivational lyrics from each song on Victory Lap.
Victory Lap ft. Stacy Barthe
“Spoke some things into the universe and they appeared /
I say it’s worth it, I won’t say it’s fair / Find your purpose or you waistin’ air
Can’t no motherfucca tell me shit, nigga
We the No Limit of the West, nigga
Percy Miller at his best, nigga
Jigga with the Rollie and the vest, nigga
Last time That I Checked ft. YG
For every ni**a in the streets tryna feed the babies/The single mama’s workin’ hard not to miss a payment/
And dirty money get washed on royalty statements/Black owners in this game of powerful racists/
Young ni**as in the set that’s doin’ it makeshift/Out the garage is how you end up in charge/
It’s how you end up in penthouses, end up in cars/It’s how you start off a curb server,
end up a boss/it’s how you win the whole thing and lift up a cigar/
With sweat drippin’ down your face ’cause the mission was hard
Young Ni**gas ft. Diddy
Say it’s all uncomfortable when you transition (let’s go)
But it’s all beautiful when you get rich in it (don’t stop)
When you start killin’ shit (elevatin’) and they all witness it (keep rockin’)
Money grow faster (keep rollin’) than niggas could spend the shit (get down)
Open more businesses with you and your niggas
That’s watchin’ (let’s go) your vision (don’t stop) and being more generous
Fuck a Ford dealership, we up in Forbes (number one, mothafuckas, every year)
Dedication ft. Kendrick
Dedication, hard work plus patience
The sum of all my sacrifice, I’m done waitin’
Kendrick: You take a loss? Shit, don’t cry about it, just embrace it
Minor setback for major comeback, that’s my favorite
Blue laces 2
Gotta pace yourself, it’s all about yo’ breathin’
You can have it all, it’s all about your reason
Hussle & Motivate
Fuck livin’ basic, I’m takin’ risks
Fuck what they sayin’, I’m sayin’ this
Don’t waste your time, it don’t make you rich
It don’t mean nothin’ so fuck ’em, let’s make a grip
Double up, triple up, make assist
Succa Proof ft. Konshens and J. Black
Now watch me levitate to a hundred mil’
Fuck a pound, nigga, fuck a pill
I negotiated a better deal
Million While You Young ft. The Dream
Ain’t ’bout your money, you just lookin’ for a stage, huh?
And all that stuntin’ put a bullet in your brain, huh?
Stupid ass nigga, you can’t fade us
Niggas like, “Pfft, who even raised cuz?”
Where you come from? Where you get your name from?
You was in the house, now with the runaway slaves, huh?
You ain’t never in the spot when they raid, huh?
You ain’t really ’bout it lil nigga, this a phase, huh?
Loaded Base ft. CeeLo Green
We used to shoot at niggas’ at the Mobil station
Full circle, mogul motivation
My self-educated, suit, negotiations
Got these sharks that I’m sittin’ at this table with afraid to bait me
No tint on my Mercedes, that’s for inspiration