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released May 1, 2018

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My Rap Name is Alex Buffalo, New York

My Rap Name is Alex. I'm a story teller from Buffalo, New York in North America. These days I tend to focus on stories having to do with how we can treat ourselves, the beings around us, and our environment much better than we have been.

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Track Name: 51. When All Your Walls Fall
If you stay ready then you ready already
use your mental machete turn the veil into confetti
You're damned if you do and you got to do it anyway
another red pill damn man! I swear I took it yesterday
But not for all the pseudo righteous standing aside
as I write this Brad Will would be turning 45
Rachel Corrie 38 and Berta 44
instead we stew in the festering brew of walls and wars
what's it take to shake complacence?
man you can't have that much patience.
how much wisdom do we want to unlearn from the ancients
I was a non rolling stone the rage had to come get me
Now I'm a fire in the master's house and you set me
L. Ron Hubbard tryin'a make you see a bone up in the cupbord
t-VEE steady tryin'a make you flee out to the suburbs
that's why I give their newsdesk anchor zero respect
what partial fantasy they wantin me to fear next
happy to pay the highest cost to live the land of the lost
you're still dreamin you a boss. Alarm's BEEN goin off.
Wake Up!

whether we gotta get more boats or more votes or more coats
there ain't been a wall that can lick us yet
so whether you hate tax, hate blacks or hate facts
standin for a fallin wall is a call you might regret
Don't want your walls or your borders
or your attitude or your orders
You'll see! When all your walls fall
and first peoples stand tall

Cameras line up to depict an angry mob
Fat cats upstairs laugh 'Let's see em unionize without a job'
Reporters grit they teeth, 'Damn! No violence, no story'
Responsible Citizens fed up with injustices is boring
and they got umpty hump hundred military bases
to make sure all the time, material and resources of this world get wasted
try to find me a better definition of evil
so I must percieve your pentagon as the enemy of the people
but just like Apartheid or that wall in Berlin
some day it's all gonna stall and fall and we gon' win

whether we gotta get more boats or more votes or more coats
there ain't been a wall that can lick us yet
so whether you hate tax, hate blacks or hate facts
standin for a fallin wall is a call you might regret
Don't want your walls or your borders
or your attitude or your orders
You'll see! When all your walls fall
and first peoples stand tall

humpty Trump wants to insist on a wall
you gave us the worst summer of all but we still hope you have a great fall
climate change is real no matter who you pay to doubt it
your businesses HAVE poisoned the world. Go on and Die mad about it.
the trash heap has spoken from the middle of the ocean
she said it's time for us all to give the movement s'mo motion

Fighting fascism can be fun. And even when it ain't... Still gotta be done.
Fighting fascism can be fun. And even when it ain't... Still gotta be done.
Fighting fascism can be fun. And even when it ain't... Still gotta be done.

whether we gotta get more boats or more votes or more coats
there ain't been a wall that can lick us yet
so whether you hate tax, hate blacks or hate facts
standin for a fallin wall is a call you might regret
Don't want your walls or your borders
or your attitude or your orders
You'll see! When all your walls fall
and first peoples stand tall
Track Name: 52. If You Were
a lot of moles don't have eyes but if they did
they could look deep into you and dig up what you hid
your fools gold, your old soul,
you're giving up controll to some genocidal aaaa....
choo
You. Yes you. Are not a fish
But if you were a fish I can tell you what you probably would wish
not to be swimming in plastic, growing tumors making you spastic
to continue a neverending cycle of life formerly so fantastic

it's like 1-2-3 for Solidarity
it's like A-B- see what we're doing to the trees
if you were a non human would someone advocate for you?
you have to power to advocate. Great. So what you gonna do?

you're probably not a cow but if you were
we wouldn't care about your rights you'd probably never get heard
you'd live among miles and miles of your own species
standing in piles and piles of each others feces
eating monotanous food, spending monotanous days
subjected to hundreds of abuses in thousands of ways
on your way someday to your corporate sanctioned murder
all for the sake of a "happy" McHamburger
staring sideeyed at the humans hoping their compassion will kick in
and the only thing to be grateful for is not being a chicken

it's like 1-2-3 for Solidarity
it's like A-B- see what we're doing to the trees
if you were a non human would someone advocate for you?
you have to power to advocate. Great. So what you gonna do?

I am not a tree, but if I was a tree
you would hack me all to bits and then blow your nose on me
I tell ya, I'd get no respect
by the time you get around to protecting me, nothing left to protect
so I couldn't do for you what I used to do
I care that you need air but yeah I do too
killin me for the cows, killin cows for the dough
and the wheat flour all has round-up in it now thanks to Monsan...
Oh. Almost said the M word. My bad.
But as you can see life for trees is gettin pretty sad

it's like 1-2-3 for Solidarity
it's like A-B- see what we're doing to the trees
if you were a non human would someone advocate for you?
you have to power to advocate. Great. So what you gonna do?

You're not a planktonic organism, but as you probably have guessed
a microorganism's life's not faring much better than the rest
we're gonna have a decades long debate about consumption in the west
while at every scale life on Earth is put to the test
And even when an advocate dares to do their best
THEY get criminalized and labeled a terrorist?
For what? For documenting actual depravity, torture & terror
She just took a picture of abuse and somehow SHE's in error?
Gimmie a break. For pigs' sake. Our morality's at stake
We've got mamoth changes to make. So what's it gonna take?

if you were a non human would someone advocate for you?
you have to power to advocate. Great. So what you gonna do?
if you were a non human would someone advocate for you?
you have to power to advocate. Great. So what you gonna do?
What you gonna do? What you gonna do?
Track Name: 54. Something Wild
Something Wild stirs in me
congeals and then I come to be
I sniff, i reach I start to see
a world comprised of Wonder

Something wild still calls to me
it knows not how to be unfree
remembers what I've never seen
amidst the lowing thunder

Something Wild escapes from me
flies the skies so boundlessly
perceives a vast eternity
in one droplet of water

Something Wild hides with me
panicked breath and weary heaves
and knows where every floorboard creaks
so not to rouse a daughter

And I will not forget to be
something wild we are still free
from here straight through eternity
Something Wild
With something wild we are still free
Track Name: 57. All on Red
Can somebody explain to me what life will be worth
After we change the chemical composition of the surface of the Earth?
Can somebody explain to me what life will be worth
After we change the chemical composition of the surface of the Earth?

We've taken radioactivity from deep underground
and dragged a bit into our towns. Now how that sound?
We've added a lot of carbon to our atmosphere
Sean Hannity don't wanna hear, but Bill McKibbin's been livin in fear
Al Gore tried to tell us before
but Inconvenient Truths are the easiest ones to ignore
Maybe oceans should be acidified?
Maybe it's time all marine life died
And maybe our kids will be fine with no bees
Maybe they won't miss the trees

Can somebody explain to me what life will be worth
After we change the chemical composition of the surface of the Earth?
Can somebody explain to me what life will be worth
After we change the chemical composition of the surface of the Earth?

Let's go for a ride on some Sulphur dioxide
dioxins for you all, they got toxins at the mall
they took the murcury out, cuz some blogger had some doubts
Public Relations is on it, they'll help confuse what it's about
I don't think that Floride levels in our water ARE maxed out
we could put MORE in.
Our bodies are great places for storin
the byproducts of industry
let's get some PCBs into me
through chemistry this life can be the best we've ever had
was Fukushima really all that bad?

Can somebody explain to me what life will be worth
After we change the chemical composition of the surface of the Earth?
Can somebody explain to me what life will be worth
After we change the chemical composition of the surface of the Earth?
Track Name: 59. Bohemian Fabulous
if you kill some time you find that it's forever gone
and I have a million thoughts in the queue waiting to be put on
never bored! I just let my mind be still
wander as it will. and don't stress until
it serves the situation
maybe have a conversation
with a babbling brook,
or a shady nook with a good book
I need ferns and flowers more than cell phone towers
I'm out of range for hours? That just increases my powers
no shoes no service? no way
c'mon, I got all kinds of service all day
And anyway / I see some Raspberries for free in aisle three
right next to the mulberry tree

we showin up just as we intended to be, we BOHEMIAN FABULOUS
see most materialism just bounces off me see BOHEMIAN FABULOUS
be the change you wanna be by changing the way you see be BOHEMIAN FABULOUS
the weather can be whatever we're together BOHEMIAN FABULOUS

there's no parking downtown? Well then why would I go there?
where there're too many people and not enough air
Though me I can park my bike anywhere I like
I got a bike trailer and a portable mic
so you tell Questlove he can tell Jimmy Fallon
my bike gets 50 million miles to the gallon
then your roots can pass it around round robin
till my mic gets 50 giggle smiles from a goblin
mobbin with honey bees
smellin like wet wood and pine trees
point and stare when I baby wear I ain't gonna care.
plus my manbun works for me don't you have your own hair?
for my next amazing trick: Eye contact when I chat
Wait. you say you tried to text me? Well I don't know why you did dat.

we showin up just as we intended to be, we BOHEMIAN FABULOUS
see most materialism just bounces off me see BOHEMIAN FABULOUS
be the change you wanna be by changing the way you see be BOHEMIAN FABULOUS
the weather can be whatever we're together BOHEMIAN FABULOUS

we got a tribe and good songs to sing
we connect in respect so we ain't missin a thing we're unpredictable even though our pace is slow
we got it done on the go and you wouldn't even know
and then we congregate with close friends by fire light
and every time you laugh with love you did it right

BOHEMIAN FABULOUS
Track Name: 61. The Revolution
The revolution may not be live streamed but then again it might
as it all goes down you use the tools around to shed some light
the revolution will not guarantee that your opinion tweets will be seen by who they say
you won't own your social networks or your facebook feed on revolution day
you will not be able to download the revolution from itunes or google plays
you will not be able to hulu the revolution and binge watch to catch up on missed days
they wont have a copy of the revolution at game stop for play station or xbox
it will not come with 4 billion distinct planets to explore or even 4
just one. Just one big one. And it will be under the gun
so let it be known the revolution could be bombarded by drones whether abroad or at home
we had more than a decade for outrage while they did it to other people but now they can just hang up the phone
you will be televised during the revolution on closed circut tv
they'll scan your licence plates, your face, your phone or whatever the case may be
will black mothers matter during the revolution, black daughters, black wives
I don't know you tell me how far have you ever seen a revolution in America get without black lives?
black is beautiful black cell phones and the evidence they gather must matter a whole lot
because before when we tried to tell you cops shoot and fear black people you told us we must be smoking pot
so let Sandra Bland's mother participate in the revolution in whatever way suits her best
revolutions get a lot more forward momentum if everyone's not sitting around second guessed

the revolution is not likely to weigh in on whether it's could or couldn't care less
the revolution probably won't be assisted much by perfect grammar or any of that mess
the revolution could not care any less what your genetals were at birth
the revolution won't be checking bathroom stalls or the contents of your purse
the revolution will not care to which God you pray or whether or not you're gay
the revolution will care much more about what you do than what you say
Ay! the revolution will not and can not just forget Fukushima or oil plumes in the gulf of Mexico
or mile high mountains where it no longer snows
no. The revolution does not just want to write off low lying islands and coastal cities
the revolution may not be pretty

the revolution will ever value the quality of life over the quantity of money
the revolution may read your 9/11 commision report but only when it's in the mood to read something funny
the revolution will not fear the man, will not work with the man, or even refer to the man
the revolution will be too busy working on its restoration plan
so fix your gaze and give some praise to our new mixed-use, green code community center
it used to be called the pentagon but it finally got to be time we were moving on
and while you're at it shutter capitol hill and safety wrap all your most precious buildings
the revolution may emergency land on Manhattan island like occupy wall street times a billion
the revolution may not be live streamed it may not be distinguishable from dreams
it may provide proper perspective on sports teams
united we may yet stand divided we surely all fall
the revolution may be so hard to spark because through long division they've stupified us all
the revolution may return us to the bay and see to it that we do some swimming
and hey the revolution talks about patriarchy so much because it knows the value of women
and as the sands of time slide through the bottleneck things get really really real
the revolution may need free thinkers but not as much as it needs those who are free to feel
the revolution may not be feuled by apathy or hopelessness it just absolutely can not
so we need to feel something and feel it fast the revolution may be all we
got
Track Name: 62. The People Were in the Way
Boats, Coats, Commands in throats
clear cut the new world for cows and goats
gotta build more colts and tame more heathens
they gonna learn capitulation if they wanna keep breathin
Oklahoma oh it'll be JUST like Virginia
Fire Water will help you, now your lives can continue
we bear gifts, Small Pox, cause we're civilized
watch tribe after tribe vanish right before your eyes
Mississippi and Amazon brought life to the land
now they bring horses and gunshots Conquistador & white man
old world too crowded? Here's a new place to stay
but these People are in the way
Hay
but these People are in the way
Hay


Build a bigger boat, sail to Africa and tell them
these trees are worth some money But that money is for Belgium
text tbooks teach me: it's good what we do
Cecil Rhodes and King Leopold II
DeBeers and Anglo they're entitled to a cash flow
built by brown bodied babies working down in a deep hole
Gimmie the Gold, gimmie the jewels, Give me everything I say
and do not be in my way
Hay
best not be in the way
Hay


A man, sand, ancient lands
where carivans traveled in narrow bands
near to far east, they all came through
A center of culture and commerce too
now what they do? The hanging garden grows a column of smoke
father, son, searching, trying hard not to choke
no joke, you lived a little to close to the gas plantations
so now it's goodbye nation hello radiation
there's the shell of their old home so little is left
An invading army that liberates you to death
A foot an ear here to bury this day
of the family that was in the way
Hay
family was in the way
Hay
Track Name: 64. Commit
I'm gonna walk the street and greet whoever I meet and say hi
I'm gonna hug and touch and just human it up why wonder why
I'm gonna join every last community I can be even more good neighborly
I'm gonna love like my life depends on me because it does
I'm gonna love to free ya from all of it I commit I commit I commit
I'm gonna love my life depends on it because it does

my tv hasn't worked in ten years and I don't care
I've done a lot more walking and talking and living out there
I have filled up my mind with some damn fine books
I have filled up my mind with whatever it took
it helped me fight like my life was on the hook because it was
I'm gonna fight to free us from all of it I commit I commit I commit
I'm gonna love my life depends on it because it does

I'm gonna fight through whatever they do to me for you
I'm gonna fight through whatever they do to me for me too
I'm gonna fight it with everything I got left I will love with my last breath
I'm gonna love like love it just transcends death because it does
I'm gonna love to free us from all of it I commit I commit I commit
I'm gonna love my life depends on it because it does
Track Name: 66. Hi Moms
Hi Moms
by My Rap Name is Alex

There are no self made men we're all made by our moms
gratitude to every mom and we all shine on
like the moon and the stars and the sun and the one
everything freedom rings once we all can have fun
if we stand together we can overcome
and be grateful to the moms that we come from
my dudes we gotta own it
war is over if you want it
time to end the war on women it was wrong from the beginning
woman wisdom exhalt it and embrace it
wake up and face it then you might not need to chase it
see I wanna love hip hop but my concern is this
c'mon man... who you callin a bitch?
U.N.I.T.Y. philogynist till I die
It's natural... shouldn't even need to try
see I / roll with women that are worthy of respect
which is to say I roll with women
Mic check

on this planet that we live in I'm just so greatful for women mmmm-hmmm
on this planet that we live in I'm just so greatful for women mmmm-hmmm

I had all the attention I ever needed before I even touched a mic
so I never had to try to say a thing to be liked
thanks mom for that think you'd be proud of where I'm at
I always try to give back. I'm glad you taught me that
I'll never equal your compassion but I believe I exhibit your patience
So many traits in my daughter have you as their foundation
I know you'd love her mom just as you loved all kids
she still plays with some of the toys that you kept well hid
she has a wordless skeptical face
that takes me back through time and space
quiet times together just waiting out the weather
man I haven't stirred this pot in forever
I just miss you and I love you and I always will
you impact this world daily still

on this planet that we live in I'm just so greatful for women mmmm-hmmm
on this planet that we live in I'm just so greatful for women mmmm-hmmm

And then there's another woman that holds me up like water
I call her my love person the mother of my daughter
our provider, our exciter, our make us go outsider
our joyburst nourisher that makes the sun shine brighter
didn't drop like a tornado we got to simmer and stew
and distill so see still how much I love you
who made me yearn to be a beauty in leiu of a beast
you'll come to mind every time I ever hear fur elise
from the first chilly morning we ever cucooninated
you've been cherished, loved, adored, appreciated
thanks a million for mixing DnA with me
gratitude for every moment that you stay with me
a super hero you that swooped in and flew
us to a warm cozy spot that we can grow into
sorry for what the world of work is puttin you through
I recommit to doing more than I do
because I love you

on this planet that we live in I'm just so greatful for women mmmm-hmmm
on this planet that we live in I'm just so greatful for women mmmm-hmmm
Track Name: 67. 2 Outsiders
Sounds like the show's already started Rog. Let's get in there.
They're not going to let us in.
Why wouldn't they let in?
They won't like us.
What's not to like? We're paying the same money everybody else is.
We'll see.

Hey, where do you think you're going?
Inside to see the show.
We have a dress code
I'm wearing almost the exact same thing as that fuchsia fellow with the big bulgey eyes
Almost doesn't count. Now get out of here! If you're still in smelling range the next time
I have to inhale you're going to get to see me get angry. And you won't like it.
Is it because he's a robot?
[anger]
We're leaving now. We won't trouble you again.


I think I might know another way in. When we get to this corner duck around it with me. Alright?

What was that guy's problem anyway?
I was trying to tell you. There is a strong bias against Earthers in this system.
What d' they got againt Earthers?
In analyzing their chat points I compiled in excess of 36,000 comments relating to Earthers. More than
80% of them could be considered negative comments. Of those almost half referenced your smell.
I'm actually smellin alright tonight Rog.
More than a third of the comments took a dim view of your species' brutality. And went on to cite things like
wide-spread genital mutilation.
I wouldn't exactly say it's widespread...I mean
Have you taken a look at your ween lately?
Oh you mean?
and included things like senseless abuse and slaughter of the other species in your food production systems and
the amount of time and energy spent in maiming and slaughtering one another within your own species with a large
speculative overlap of comments suggesting these may contribute to your smell.
Okay Rog. Nevermind!

Do you think you could maybe walk a little quieter?
I weigh 486 kilograms. How exactly do you propose I walk quieter?
I dunno. Tip toe or something.

Here gimmie a hand with this
You should not touch that.
I know what I'm doing Rog C'mon
You should definitely not touch that!

On second though... Maybe you're right. Let's get out of here.
Strongly agree.

Bunch of overplaying Deltoid jam bandish sound snobs anyway
Track Name: 69. Direct From the Source
Get your food direct from the source
Get your love direct from the source
Get your peace direct from the source
Of coarse. Of course. Of corse? Of course!

all these vegetarian backpackin emcees can,
oh wait. sorry. My bad. That's me.
sandal sock tribe tag up if you're feelin fit to forrage
with bananas even poriage can be some major scorage
I remember cola candy box-food days developing a belly
peanut butter sandwhiches with WAY to much jelly
/ I had a nightmare full of filthy deep-fried fast food stuff
/ where the mutilated monkeys eat some dirty wirty nerdy feet
/ french fried carrot sticks were floating in a can of blood
/ and me, I forgot my spoon, what a dud!
now you can chastise a lion for not being a vegan
but before you get to finish you'll probably get eaten
don't become what you oppose don't look so hard down your nose
don't judge a book by it's clothes don't just blindly follow bros
don't just go, go, go and never give yourself a break
don't get fooled into feeling money's the most important thing that you can make
it's really not so much the kid smashy smashing for smashy smash's sake
as the kid spray painting an A because the matrix is fake
oh how they finger waggin you for taggin, the hues that you herl
but they got their toxic white truck sprayin the whole world
with all these crazy lawn chemicals, I find it quite incredible
they're really spendin a couple grand to be free of all the medicine and the edibles
food is all around us, you can eat it for free
but so long as we don't know that then slaves to the system we'll be
willingly, gratefully, ignorant blissfully
well if you ask me

you should Get your food direct from the source
Get your love direct from the source
Get your peace direct from the source
Of coarse. Of course. Of corse? Of course!

creatures seek comfort but take care who you're apeasing
the hotter you heat the house the faster you feel it in the freezing
I know the real world can be cold yo. Who you tellin?
every day I wake I wake up down for rebelin
And I got a stack of perfect attendance certs that I don't give a damn about
I await one of these dog eat dog dogs to tag in and we can have it out
we got wise to your denial trick and it feels good to get wise
to no longer get so blinded by all the lies shoved in our eyes
have you ever taken a real close look at cities
can't find any trees that are not diseased? hmmm...
can't find any soil that would be suitable to farm
but if a dog poops on a lawn we gotta (RING THE ALARM)
our species is fixated on breaking down the cycle of life
our species never learned to cope with death and now we got a knife
to our veins, or our brains, all our parts, 'cept the chains
steered toward isolation till only apathy remains
we have hunger pangs for hugs that used to come freely
I guess we left em in a slaughter house in Greely
mean mugging so often is like one foot in the coffin
till you have to spend hard time trying hard just to soften
there's only love vs. hate and really hatred is a myth
so just love your love so much you love the love you love their love with
There's love like a fountain / at the foot of this here mountain
and I can see it erupting expanding and disrupting
when you

Get your love direct from the source
Track Name: 70. green.earth.al #5
green to the earth to the al
shall we shine? we surely shall
How dare you sir
I am the KING of the nerds
weilding the nerdtastic arts
since the days of the Bonaparts
I aspire to being a hot mess but I confess, I'm just a regular mess
I guess
another day another sardonic comment for my facebook feed
before I log off and don't read
take delight in the seeds you sew but don't oversew your field
overgrowth won't lead to extra yield
I heard it through the face vine
our faceworld could loose its facetime
New Delhi is now an ash tray
the oceans are an acid bath
the mountain is in the valley
and the stream is strewn with trash
it's not my job to provide you any hope my dear
my job is to leave the planet better for my having been here


capitalism's got plans for you
I've seen the screen they got for you to plug into
make the state take the place of your parents
use a whole population for reuptake inhibitor experiments
depression
is the appropriate response to omnipresent oppression
today, everything around takes too much time
our blogs are just out there, dead on the vine
can't take time at the store, cooking is a chore
I don't have enough time to filter out all the things I don't have time for any more
It's like every single day we fail to win the lottery.
excuse me tonight aight I got to go pottery
like it's 1991
rage against the system / start a revolution
we Do need to slash spending, but that ain't nothin new
Ross Perot tried to tell you that in 1992
they only ever give us data in drips every 10 years
but there's a constant flood of empty input for our eyes, mouths and ears


There's no way I can make us see the awesome beauty of black skin
in this wicked mixed up culture that we're in
skin bigotry's sub cutaneous it bores into your mind
and now our shared humanity is hella hard to find
so big up to any pale people out there who are still determined to care
living lives based on love not fear
big up to big actions six digit subtraction
big up to building bridges trans factions
we can't do something until we believe we can do something
we can't believe we can do something till we see someone do something
so get on up and do SOMETHING however symbolic or small
level up do something bigger another brick in the wall
we could use some education without thought control
when we bring soul in the hole some rocks are gonna roll
shouts out to any men out there who still know how to care
living lives based on love and not fear
Rebeliyellin all the youth showing up to seize power
it ain't over yet this world could still flower
peace to any people of privilege using their privelige to advocate
lets make Earth great again before it's too late


peace & love & tolerance & justice
My Rap Name is Alex and I fully approve of this message.
All of it. I worked hard on it.

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