“These Walls” – Kendrick Lamar ft Bilal, Anna Wise, and Thundercat [YouTube Official Music Video]

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Kendrick Lamar “These Walls” Lyrics

[Intro: Kendrick Lamar] 
I remember you was conflicted, misusing your influence
Sometimes, I did the same

[Interlude] 
Female Moaning
If these walls could talk (x6)
Sex

[Bridge: Anna Wise] 
She just want to close her eyes and sway
With you, With you, With you
Exercise her right to work it out
It’s true, it’s true, it’s true
Shout out to the birthday girls say hey, say hey
Everyone deserves a night to play
And she plays only when you tell her no

[Hook: Anna Wise, Thundercat and (Bilal)] 
If these walls could talk
(I can feel your reign when it cries, gold lives inside of you)
If these walls could talk
(I love it when I’m in it, I love it when I’m in it)

[Verse 1: Kendrick Lamar] 
If these walls could talk they’d tell me to swim good
No boat, I float better than he would
No life jacket, I’m not the God of Nazareth
But your flood can be misunderstood
Walls telling me they full of pain, resentment
Need someone to live in them just to relieve tension
Me? I’m just a tenant
Landlord said these walls vacant more than a minute
These walls are vulnerable, exclamation
Interior pink, color coordinated
I interrogated, every nook and cranny
I mean it’s still amazing before they couldn’t stand me
These walls want to cry tears
These walls happier when I’m here
These walls never could hold up
Every time I come around demolition might crush

[Hook] 
If these walls could talk
(I can feel your reign when it cries, gold lives inside of you)
If these walls could talk
(I love it when I’m in it, I love it when I’m in it)

[Verse 2: Kendrick Lamar] 
If these walls could talk they’d tell me to go deep
Yelling at me continuously, I can see
Your defense mechanism is my decision
Knock these walls down, that’s my religion
Walls feeling like they ready to close in
I suffocate, then catch my second wind
I resonate in these walls
I don’t know how long I can wait in these walls
I’ve been on these streets too long
Looking at you from the outside in
They sing the same old song
About how they walls always the cleanest
I beg to differ, I must’ve missed them
I’m not involved, I’d rather diss them
I’d rather call on you, put your wall up
Cause when I come around demolition gon’ crush

[Hook] 
If these walls could talk
(I can feel your reign when it cries, gold lives inside of you)
If these walls could talk
(I love it when I’m in it, I love it when I’m in it)

[Verse 3: Kendrick Lamar] 
If your walls could talk, they’d tell you it’s too late
Your destiny accepted your fate
Burn accessories and stash them where they are
Take the recipe, the Bible and God
Wall telling you that commissary is low
Race wars happening no calling CO
No calling your mother to save you
Homies to say you’re reputable, not acceptable
Your behavior is Sammy Da Bull like
A killer that turned snitch
Walls is telling me you a bitch
You pray for appeals hoping the warden would afford them
That sentence so important
Walls telling you to listen to “Sing About Me”
Retaliation is strong, you even dream ’bout me
Killed my homeboy and God spared your life
Dumb criminal got indicted same night
So when you play this song, rewind the first verse
About me abusing my power so you can hurt
About me and her in the shower whenever she horny
About me and her in the after hours of the morning
About her baby daddy currently serving life
And how she think about you until we meet up at night
About the only girl that cared about you when you asked her
And how she fucking on a famous rapper
Walls could talk

[Outro: Kendrick Lamar] 
I remember you was conflicted
Misusing your influence
Sometimes I did the same
Abusing my power, full of resentment
Resentment that turned into a deep depression
Found myself screaming in a hotel room

If these walls could talk…

Kendrick Lamar has released an epic new music video for “These Walls” from his 2015 tour-de-force album To Pimp A Butterfly. Watch above on YouTube.

Just like the song, the music video is nothing less than transcendent. Kendrick’s words are loaded with meaning and symbolism, as “These Walls” refers to vaginal walls, the walls of a prison cell, and the invisible walls of consciousness and social barriers. The video, directed by Colin Tilley and The Little Homies, takes the “walls” concept to another level, as we’re transported to a wild party at a motel full of “strippers.”

There are some bizarre moments in the music video, but the most bizarre moment has to be when Kendrick does a dance routine with Terry Crews (Old Spice spokesman and former NFL player). Kendrick’s song stops, and “Hit The Quan” by iHeartMemphis — which has become a Vine dance meme — plays.

Last week, Kendrick performed “These Walls” with the National Symphony Orchestra in Washington DC. He also performed the song on Ellen, accompanied by a couple of elegant dancers earlier this year.

To Pimp A Butterfly is available for order on Amazon (Vinyl, CD, MP3) You can also stream the full album here on Zumic.

For Kendrick Lamar’s latest music, news, and tour dates, check out his Zumic artist page.

Source: Kendrick Lamar VEVO YouTube