Right Now – Fort Minor (feat. Black Thought of The Roots and Styles of Beyond)
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Right Now – Fort Minor (feat. Black Thought of The Roots and Styles of Beyond)


Someone right now, leavin’ their apartment Lookin down at the street and wondering where their car went Someone in their car, sitting at a signal In front of a resturant, staring through the window And someone right now with their finger in their teeth, could use a little floss Right across the street, there’s somebody on the curb That really needs a jacket But spent half the rent at a bar getting plastered And now he’s gotta walk fourteen blocks Just to work at a shop where he’s about to get fired Someone right now is looking pretty tired Staring at a laptop tryna get inspired As somebody living right across the street Just wrote the best thing that she’s written all week But now her best friend’s coughing up blood in the sink He can’t even think what happened, feeling so confused And he knows it looks bad but there’s nothing he can do I wonder what it’s like to be right there in his shoes. But Yo, I’m just takin’ it in Out the window of a hotel bedroom again Tomorrow I’ll be gone, I don’t know when I’ll be back But in this world everything can change just like that… (Just like that) Yo, somebody right now is dropping his vote Inside a box trying to not get shot in his throat For the act of freedom, right now somebody’s stuck in Iraq Hoping that he gets shipped back breathing In a war but he’s not really sure the reasons So we show our support when the press mislead him Though we mourn, remain proud, salute the troops Get some, I know you boys got some work to do Meanwhile, right now someone’s 25-to-life-ing Standing on a corner with their thumb up hitchhiking Scratching off a lotto ticket hoping for a real winner Sneaking through the border just to work and eat a real dinner Right now someone wishes they were you and I Instead of second-guessing fatal thoughts of quiet suicide But right now I’m staring out the window at a fiend With holes in his arm and holes in his jeans He pulled out a cigarette and sparked a light And walked right around the corner just out of my sight but… Yo, I’m just taking it in From a second story hotel window again The TV’s on and my bags are packed But in this world everything can change just like that (Just like that) Yo, just taking it in, From a second story hotel window again The TV’s on and my bags are packed But in this world everything can change just like that (Just like that) Yeah, right now somebody’s sittin’ in the darkness Tryin’ to figure how to put some heat in their apartment But they got a little mattress, little carpet And they appreciate it ’cause some people on a park bench You see ’em rushing to get to the office Wife ride by ’em when she up from the market Right now somebody comin’ out the pocket Tryin’ to dump that rock they runnin’ round the block with Same time the cops is raisin’ the glock With aim to fill your legs and your back with some hot shit Right now somebody’s struggling to stop this man That’s kicking and punching and cussing at the doctors Down the hall a child is takin’ its first breath The doctors ain’t even passed him to the nurse yet Yo, I wonder of he understand what it’s worth yet Life, the time spent while we here on the earth yet The answers to the questions we all seek Can be found, it depend on how free y’all think Right now, it’s somebody who ain’t eat all week That would kill for the shit you throw away in the street I guess one man’s trash is a next man’s treasure One man’s pain is a next man’s pleasure One says infinity the next say forever Right now everybody got to get it together man I’m just taking it in In another strange hotel lobby again With my luggage on my back, I don’t know where I’m at I’m in a world where it all changes just like that (Just like that) Yo, I’m just taking it in Out the window of a hotel bedroom again Tomorrow I’ll be gone, I don’t know when I’ll be back But in this world everything can change just like that (Just like that)

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  • WARRIORBOY_ 2000

    Someone right now is leaving their apartment
    Looking down at the street, wondering where there car went
    Someone in the car sitting at a signal
    In front of a restaraunt, staring through the window
    at someone right now with their finger in their teeth
    Who could use a little floss right across the street
    there's somebody on the curb who really needs a jacket
    spent half the rent at a bar getting plastered
    Now he gotta walk fourteen blocks
    to work at a shop where he's about to get fired.
    Someone right now is looking pretty tired
    Staring at a laptop trying to get inspired
    Somebody living right across the street
    She wrote the best things she's written all week
    but her best friends coughing up blood in the sink
    Can't even think what happened, feeling so confused
    And he knows it looks bad but there's nothing he can do
    I wonder what it's like to be right there in his shoes

    [Chorus]
    But no I'm just taking it in
    Out the window of a hotel bedroom again
    Tommorrow I'll be gone I don't know when I'll be back
    But in this world everything can change just like that,
    Like that

    Yo somebody right now is dropping his vote inside a box
    And trying not to get shot in his throat
    For the act of freedom right now somebody is stuck in Iraq
    Hoping that he gets shipped back breathing
    in a war that he's not really sure of the reasons
    So we show our support when the press mislead them
    Though we more then remain proud and salute the troops
    get some I know you boys got some work to do
    Meanwhile right now someones 25 to life
    And is standing on the corner with their thumb up hitchiking
    Stretching off a lotto ticket hoping for a real winner
    Sneaking through the border just to work and to eat a real dinner
    Right now someone wishes they were you and I
    instead of second guessing freedom thoughts of quiet suicide
    But right now I'm staring at the window at a frame
    with holes in his arm and holes in his jeans
    he pulled out his cigarette sparked the light
    And walked right around the corner just outta my sight

    But yo I'm just taking it in
    From the second story hotel window again,
    The TV's on, and my bags are packed,
    But in this world everything can change just like that,
    Like that

    [Repeat]

    Ya right now somebody sitting in the darkness
    Trying to figure out how to put some heat in their apartment
    But they got a little mattress and a little carpet
    And they appreciate it 'cause some people on a park bench
    You see them when you rushing to get to the office
    wife robbed blind when she coming from the market
    Right now somebody coming out from the pocket
    Trying to dump that rock they run around the block with at
    The same time the cops is raising the glock with aim
    To fill your legs and back with some hot shit
    Right now somebody struggling to stop this man
    Who's kick and punching and cussing at the doctors
    Down the hall the child taking his first breath
    The doctors ain't even passed him to the nurse yet yo
    I wonder if he understands what it's worth yet
    Like the time spent while we here on the earth yet
    The answer to the question that we all seek
    can be found depend on how free y'all think
    Right now it's somebody who ain't eat all week
    That would kill for the shit that you throw away in the street
    I guess one man's trash is the next man's treasure
    One mans pain is the next mans pleasure
    one say infinity the next say forever
    right now everybody got to get it together man

    I'm just taking it in another strange hotel lobby again
    Put my luggage on my back I don't know where I'm at
    I'm in world where we all change just like that,
    Like that, like that, just like that, like that, just like that

    Just like that, Just like that
    [Repeat]

  • Kris Strappazon

    Film clip idea ive had for years, for this song, it should be a floating camera, going through whats happening in the lyrics of the song. Id love the see that……i love this song…..ahhhhh memories

  • Dirk Gooden

    I love Fort Minor's song, I find as I get older I grow out of liking certain music, but never them there music still grabs me the same way as when I first heard it

  • Terra Realm

    Rest In Peace Mac Miller.
    One of your songs reminded me of this one, so I came to listen to it again… It reminds me that in this life, everything can change #JustLikeThat

  • Taylor Henderson

    As somebody living right across the street
    Just wrote the best thing that she's written all week
    But her best friend's coughing up blood in the sink
    He can't even think what happened, feeling so confused
    And he knows it looks bad but nothing he can do 
    I wonder what it's like to be right there in his shoes, but…

  • Grant Brown

    this song is so rich and Gooooood!!!!! sounds like some of my dad's music chek that out here
    https://www.soundclick.com/members4/default.cfm?memberID=6937991&content=music&sub=playlists

  • Jennifer Gomez

    I imagine the scenario like a person sitting somewhere in the middle of a city observing people doing all these things

  • Thomas Mcaleer

    You know theirs nothing wrong with this song y must people be haten on these songs is it bc what they say is true deal with it people's

  • Kennan

    Just got a serious dose of nostalgia/flashbacks thanks to this tune. Now I'm almost afraid to listen to it and risk losing that nostalgic feeling it gives. Fuck it, it's too good of a song to not listen to. Same goes for pretty much this whole album. First album that really got me into rap, along with some other undeniably good artists.

  • G1xtch_L0b0

    People get surprised when I say I listen to this
    I’m 14
    They say why don’t u go listen to Drake

    Well, to the people that say that…

    Drake can never compare to Fort Minor

  • Alexandra Brl

    Someone right now is leaving their apartment
    Looking down at the street and wondering where their car went
    Someone in a car is sitting at a signal
    In front of a restaurant staring through the window at
    Someone right now with their finger in their teeth
    Who could use a little floss, right across the street
    There's somebody on the curb who really needs a jacket
    But spent half the rent at a bar getting plastered
    Now he's gotta walk fourteen blocks
    Just to work at a shop where he's about to get fired
    Someone right now is looking pretty tired
    Staring at a laptop trying to get inspired
    As somebody living right across the street
    Just wrote the best thing that she's written all week
    But her best friend's coughing up blood in the sink
    He can't even think what happened, feeling so confused
    And he knows it looks bad but nothing he can do
    I wonder what it's like to be right there in his shoes but…
    Yo, I'm just taking it in
    Out the window of a hotel bedroom again
    Tomorrow I'll be gone, I don't know when I'll be back
    But in this world everything can change just like that…
    Somebody right now is dropping his vote
    Inside a box trying to not get shot in his throat
    For the act of freedom, right now somebody's stuck in Iraq
    Hoping that he gets shipped back breathing
    In a war but he's not really sure the reasons
    So we show our support when the press mislead him
    Though we mourn, remain proud, salute the troops
    Get some, I know you boys got some work to do
    Meanwhile, right now someone's 25-to-life-ing
    Standing on a corner with their thumb up hitchhiking
    Scratching off a lotto ticket hoping for a real winner
    Sneaking through the border just to work and eat a real dinner
    Right now someone wishes they were you and I
    Instead of second-guessing fatal thoughts of quiet suicide
    But right now I'm staring out the window at a fiend
    With holes in his arm and holes in his jeans
    He pulled out a cigarette and sparked a light
    And walked right around the corner just out of my sight but…
    I'm just taking it in
    From a second storey hotel window again
    The TV's on and my bags are packed
    But in this world everything can change just like that
    Yeah, right now somebody's sittin' in the darkness
    Tryin' to figure how to put some heat in their apartment
    But they got a little mattress, little carpet
    And they appreciate it 'cause some people on a park bench
    You see 'em rushing to get to the office
    Wife ride by 'em when she up from the market
    Right now somebody comin' out the pocket
    Tryin' to dump that rock they runnin' round the block with
    Same time the cops is raisin' the glock
    With aim to fill your legs and your back with some hot shit
    Right now somebody's struggling to stop this man
    That's kicking and punching and cussing at the doctors
    Down the hall a child is takin' its first breath
    The doctors ain't even passed him to the nurse yet
    Yo, I wonder of he understand what it's worth yet
    Life, the time spent while we here on the earth yet
    The answers to the questions we all seek
    Can be found, it depend on how free y'all think
    Right now, it's somebody who ain't eat all week
    That would kill for the shit you throw away in the street
    I guess one man's trash is a next man's treasure
    One man's pain is a next man's pleasure
    One says infinity the next say forever
    Right now everybody got to get it together man
    I'm just taking it in
    In another strange hotel lobby again
    With my luggage on my back, I don't know where I'm at
    I'm in a world where it all changes just like that
    Like that
    Yo, I'm just taking it in
    Out the window of a hotel bedroom again
    Tomorrow I'll be gone, I don't know when I'll be back
    But in this world everything can change just like that

  • Ravi Wolf

    First time I heard this it was 3 am I was in a hotel room instead of being on the streets at night had been coughing up blood hiding it from my room mate thinking on if I'll make it this week. It's very relateable like how most of the songs from fort minor is

  • WitchKing Of-Angmar

    this song rly hits me.
    pls be grateful for what you have right now.
    im one bad day away from being homeless.
    ive officially gone over a year without running water.
    im struggling but,
    im still grateful im not on a park bench.

  • Тони Монтана

    Помню, как вчера, 20052006 ,настроение весны, в предвкушении светлого будущего….2019 ностальгия, грусть, тоска в душе )

  • Burz Lurtyert The Fifth Horseman

    Its 2019 and this song is still putting it into perspective for me. This song makes me question the severity of my problems.

  • Hip-Hop Homework

    Black Thought's verse, right here, is saturated with master-class contrasts.

    I keep tellin' people Black Thought is mad underrated, his ability to stay on-topic is top-rate.

    Nas is known for his story-tellin' abilities but I think master Tariq would take him to school, man…some real pupil becomes the master type isht.

    [email protected]!
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  • sandile mthoba

    typical! black thoughts washes yet another artist on their own song, at this point these rappers have nobody but themselves to blame for those 3rd degrees! we all knew it was going to happen ….

  • Rasndeso

    Someone right now is leaving their apartment
    Looking down at the street and wondering where their car went
    Someone in a car is sitting at a signal
    In front of a restaurant staring through the window at
    Someone right now with their finger in their teeth
    Who could use a little floss, right across the street
    There's somebody on the curb who really needs a jacket
    But spent half the rent at a bar getting plastered
    Now he's gotta walk fourteen blocks
    Just to work at a shop where he's about to get fired
    Someone right now is looking pretty tired
    Staring at a laptop trying to get inspired
    As somebody living right across the street
    Just wrote the best thing that she's written all week
    But her best friend's coughing up blood in the sink
    He can't even think what happened, feeling so confused
    And he knows it looks bad but nothing he can do
    I wonder what it's like to be right there in his shoes but…

    Yo, I'm just taking it in
    Out the window of a hotel bedroom again
    Tomorrow I'll be gone, I don't know when I'll be back
    But in this world everything can change just like that…

    Somebody right now is dropping his vote
    Inside a box trying to not get shot in his throat
    For the act of freedom, right now somebody's stuck in Iraq
    Hoping that he gets shipped back breathing
    In a war but he's not really sure the reasons
    So we show our support when the press mislead him
    Though we mourn, remain proud, salute the troops
    Get some, I know you boys got some work to do

    Meanwhile, right now someone's 25-to-life-ing
    Standing on a corner with their thumb up hitchhiking
    Scratching off a lotto ticket hoping for a real winner
    Sneaking through the border just to work and eat a real dinner
    Right now someone wishes they were you and I
    Instead of second-guessing fatal thoughts of quiet suicide
    But right now I'm staring out the window at a fiend
    With holes in his arm and holes in his jeans
    He pulled out a cigarette and sparked a light
    And walked right around the corner just out of my sight but…

    I'm just taking it in
    From a second storey hotel window again
    The TV's on and my bags are packed
    But in this world everything can change just like that

    Yeah, right now somebody's sittin' in the darkness
    Tryin' to figure how to put some heat in their apartment
    But they got a little mattress, little carpet
    And they appreciate it 'cause some people on a park bench
    You see 'em rushing to get to the office
    Wife ride by 'em when she up from the market
    Right now somebody comin' out the pocket
    Tryin' to dump that rock they runnin' round the block with
    Same time the cops is raisin' the glock
    With aim to fill your legs and your back with some hot shit
    Right now somebody's struggling to stop this man
    That's kicking and punching and cussing at the doctors
    Down the hall a child is takin' its first breath
    The doctors ain't even passed him to the nurse yet
    Yo, I wonder of he understand what it's worth yet
    Life, the time spent while we here on the earth yet
    The answers to the questions we all seek
    Can be found, it depend on how free y'all think
    Right now, it's somebody who ain't eat all week
    That would kill for the shit you throw away in the street
    I guess one man's trash is a next man's treasure
    One man's pain is a next man's pleasure
    One says infinity the next say forever
    Right now everybody got to get it together man

    I'm just taking it in
    In another strange hotel lobby again
    With my luggage on my back, I don't know where I'm at
    I'm in a world where it all changes just like that
    Like that

    Yo, I'm just taking it in
    Out the window of a hotel bedroom again
    Tomorrow I'll be gone, I don't know when I'll be back
    But in this world everything can change just like that

  • ViraLink

    This message is for Mike…

    This song has never been more relevant or important. Please have you media/marketing people recirculate this song.

    I love you guys, please keep doing what you do; it means more to us than you'll ever know

  • Ell Capone

    This song hits different when you hit adulthood and reality beats you into the ground 💔💔 Real life, real shit. This will always be my go-to song to get me through life.

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