Without A Fight

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released March 5, 2018

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JAV1 Chicago, Illinois

JAV1 is a declaration and an offer. It's my name as an author and the way that I was brought up. You have won your battles without a fight, and you have one life to get it right. As an Indie Fusion Hip Hop artist I promote inclusion, love, and being honest. Especially when times are hardest. Be Peace. ... more

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Track Name: Make Yourself
Once upon a grind
I was working overtime
With an open mind
Trying to live
In a crib that wasn't mine
Splitting up my time
With the children on the line
Killing all the lies
To make a living off of rhymes
If you're missing all the signs
Listen to my lines
Help you find
Your mission or decide
What you're missing by design
This is all just kind
Of wishing on a prime
Vision for mankind
To enlist them all to shine
Add in wisdom most divine
Multiply that don't divide
Against divisions from all sides
We can win it all and tie
Whether sporting suit and tie
Or Mikey Soaring McFly
Don't deny the homeless guy
It could be an angel in disguise
On the internet are spies
All hoaxes aside
The jail coach is their ride
Until the poor folks rise

(Chorus)
Move fast
Work on dreams and let some pass
Make yourself something that nobody else has
Make yourself make yourself
Something that will last
Make yourself something that nobody else has

Make yourself some good work
Let your hands speak volumes
Still talking to myself
As I'm addressing all you
I'm no emcee
I'm just a master of me
Mocking mockeries at mach 13
With a formless poem
Formula free
Focused for a forum of peace
Performed for them
For them to see
A focused ki
Vocally feel the dopamine
Provoking your broken dreams
To reform to be spoken in deeds
Loans and degrees
Or "lb"s of trees
Falling burning where nobody sees
They take a fourth of the week
From the meek's tock tick
Talk rich to the weak
And pay cheap to zip
Plot is thick chip chop it down
And build a house quick out of bricks
And lock it down

(Chorus)
Move fast
Work on dreams and let some pass
Make yourself something that nobody else has
Make yourself make yourself
Something that will last
Make yourself something that nobody else has

The road to Hades is paved
With gold stones laid
By those that craved to get paid
Off the bones of slaves
I'm not naive
If I'm not trying your trash
Life's a pitch then you buy it
So I'll be rich
Even without cash
While they buy out and get bailed out
To their hideouts with no mail route
What they lie about
We complain about
That's why I ain't about
Just laying about
What we pay for
They steal back
When it rains it pours
Can't conceal that
They drape the poor in their paper stacks
Every major store breaks the labored back
With a label stamp like a labor camp
If we control what we spend
Then their control would end
Work well together
Is all I recommend
It'd be the wreck of men
To just rely on the president
Because on our day of reckoning
What takes precedence
Make your words relevant
Display your intelligence

(Chorus)
Move fast
Work on dreams and let some pass
Make yourself something that nobody else has
Make yourself make yourself
Something that will last
Make yourself something that nobody else has
Track Name: Get Up
Get Up
There's still air to breathe
To me you're already the one
you swear to be
And I'm so ready to live
I'd tell you carefully
There's no heaven too far
To reach if you dare believe
Get up its an awesome process
To process
prospects, conquests and nonsense
We're paragons, aware of wrong
the harshest catharsis
Nobody leaves lossless
No matter how cautious
In our personal
episodes
within the clocks metronome
Breathing while your hearts beating
Never let it go
I ain't the hero in this story
The melodies the methadone
Get up nothings set in stone
Get up and leave the bed alone
What would Jesus do,
Is a better excuse
than when in Rome
The Lord is my witness and yours
So We're never alone
Tell me about how
You're OK to drive
While I take you home
Get up over yourself
And Get a hold of yourself
And get up
Get get get get get get get
get get get get get get
Get up
Get get get get get get get
get get get get get get
Get up
Don’t you see the finish line
when it's nowhere in sight
You can visualize
Getting up
even after life
hits you right
Between the eyes
Get up one more time
Get up
Get up rise and shine
Get up don't you see the finish line
when it's nowhere in sight
You can visualize
Getting up
even after life
hits you right
Between the eyes
Get up one more time
Get up
Get up rise and shine
Get Up
There's still air to breathe
To me you're already the one
you swear to be
And I'm so ready to live
I'd kill what you're scared to see
There's no heaven too high
To reach if you dare believe
I was told before
The truth is a force field
Words can deal deadly blows
And music can heal
Get up in your body and use it
Lock out and block doubts
And give your ego a bruising
Get up
because
if you don't
you're losing
Something money can't buy
And no one can gift
Give yourself a lift
Give yourself the assist
Get get get get get a grip
Get up
With confidence
In all you're about
It's your voice
in your head
when you're
Wearing no doubts
when what you feel
is what's said
Straight from your mouth
But It's best displayed
in silence
Let your confidence shout
and get up
get up
you
don't need a reward
In fact
I don't even think
you've ever seen that before
get up
you
don't need a reward
In fact
I don't even think
you've ever seen that before
get up
you
don't need a reward
In fact
I don't even think
you've ever seen that before
get up
you
don't need a reward
In fact
I don't even think
you've ever seen that before
get up
I was told before
The truth is a force field
Words can deal deadly blows
And music can heal
Get up in your body and use it
Lock out and block doubts
And give your ego a bruising
Get up
because
if you don't
you're losing
Something money can't buy
And no one can gift
Give yourself a lift
Give yourself the assist
Get a grip
Get Up
There's still air to breathe
To me you're already the one
you swear to be
And I'm so ready to live
You are too apparently
There's no heaven too tall
To reach if you dare believe
Get up
With confidence
In all you're about
It's your voice
in your head
when you're
Wearing no doubts
when what you feel is what's said
Straight from your mouth
But It's best displayed
in silence
Let your confidence shout and get up
Track Name: Let It Out
Grab your CD's and send them
With tapes and eight tracks in heaven
Wax values ascending
In the melting pot
Vinyl blends in
The newer systems a juicer
We think it's sweet
While we're blending
A human stew
Of contending views
In hospitable settings
Of a world wide webbing
Network event we're attending
We're constitution defending
The bill of rights when threatened
With first amendments protection
Which is a double edged weapon
Without intending we're vending
Resent when we're venting
In recession prevention
Against depression descending
We need aggression intervention
Which we're probably not getting
Don't pretend we're not bending
Backwards we need some resetting
To peace not depending
On bail out bills still pending
Not to sound condescending
But it's just follow the lemming
When we fear our peers condemning
More than God at our ending
We exchange our concessions
And embrace a resurrection
As a healthy direction
Towards our own self expression

(Chorus)
Never stop dreaming
Even when you wake up
When you start believing
The end is made up
When isn't the case
it's the illusion of your state
Our prison is delusion
And the bed that we make
A New Years resolution's
Just a choice and a date
Let's start a revolution
from the poison of fate
Corporate pollutions got you sleeping awake
Hip Hop is evolution
We're just keeping the Faith
Let it out (keeping the faith) {repeat 3 times}

Take your labels and shred them
When turn tables replace bedlam
In a graceful oppression
Of limitations referendum
Exchange places with brethren
Face fabled race contention
Like activists with legends
Modernists against dissension
And faceless injections
Of tasteless misdirection
When phrases are mentioned
Leaving self control in question
Know the greatest intentions
Birth most heinous insurrection
Without piece of mind
The proper path remains unseen
No peace to find in funhouse
Of smoke and screen
Love claims your broken dreams
from those rank them no redeem
And paints a plan for your planet
And those that inhabit it
Don't just take what your handed
You must make your advantage

Yes word is birth
We are the earth
Not for purchase
Put the people first

Word is born
We are the world
Let the children grow up
Untorn

(Chorus)
Never stop dreaming
Even when you wake up
When you start believing
The end is made up
When isn't the case
it's the illusion of your state
Our prison is delusion
And the bed that we make
A New Years resolution's
Just a choice and a date
Let's start a revolution
from the poison of fate
Corporate pollution's got you sleeping awake
Hip Hop is evolution
We're just keeping the Faith
Let it out (keeping the faith) {repeat 3 times}

Give your body a breather
Air your lungs out
True believer
Whether that be a scream or
Meditations calm demeanor
We must lobby our leaders
Anti atrocity repeaters
As war time beleaguers
Monopolies deploy deceivers
Please employ your receivers
To receive much cleaner speakers
As benevolent seekers
Of the relevant in between your
Beating heart and your fingers
Intelligent love compassion lingers
In the mind of all dreamers
A tapestry and God's the weaver

(Chorus)
Never stop dreaming
when you wake up
When you start believing
The end is made up
When isn't the case
it's the illusion of your state
Our prison is delusion
And the bed that we make
A New Years resolution's
Just a choice and a date
Let's start a revolution
from the poison of fate
Corporate pollution's got you sleeping awake
Hip Hop is evolution
We're just keeping the Faith

Never stop dreaming
Even when you wake up
When you start believing
The end is made up
When isn't the case
it's the illusion of your state
Our prison is delusion
And the bed that we make
A New Years resolution's
Just a choice and a date
Let's start a revolution
from the poison of fate
Corporate pollution's got you sleeping awake
Hip Hop is evolution
We're just keeping the Faith
Track Name: Cool
Who doesn't want a dream Sunday
I'd split cream with you
Sunday through Monday
Forget useless nonsense
Dance away your fun days
Off into the sunset
Meltdown when the sun fades
Summon sunshine like you have only this one time
Before your brains freeze fresh
Chilling deaf like young minds
I was told its cold
If I'm adrift then the faults mines
It shocks your talk box
And rocks your temples like fault line

Cool
In the literal sense
A touch of cryo to your bio subliminal
Hence its cool if you're making it last
Because the sweetest parts of life get taken to fast

Who doesn't want a dream Sunday
I'd split cream with you
Sunday through Monday
Forget useless nonsense
Dance away your fun days
Off into the sunset
Meltdown when the sun fades
Summon sunshine like you have only this one time
Before your brains freeze fresh
Chilling deaf like young minds
I was told its cold
If I'm adrift then the faults mines
It shocks your talk box
And rocks your temples like fault lines

Cool
In the literal sense
A touch of cryo to your bio subliminal
Hence its cool if you're making it last
Because the sweetest parts of life get taken to fast

Who doesn't want a dream Sunday
I'd split cream with you
Sunday through Monday
Forget useless nonsense
Dance away your fun days
Off into the sunset
Meltdown when the sun fades
Summon sunshine like you have only this one time
Before your brains freeze fresh
Chilling deaf like young minds
I was told its cold
If I'm adrift then the faults mines
It shocks your talk box
And rocks your temples like fault lines

Cool
It shocks your talk box and rocks your temples like fault lines

Who doesn't want a dream Sunday
I'd split cream with you
Sunday through Monday
Forget useless nonsense
Dance away your fun days
Off into the sunset
Meltdown when the sun fades
Summon sunshine like you have only this one time
Before your brains freeze fresh
Chilling deaf like young minds
I was told its cold
If I'm adrift then the faults mines
It shocks your talk box
And rocks your temples like fault lines

Cool
Cool
Cool
Track Name: Final Weekend
Are you ready for the final weekend
Beats hit tissue and your pulses weakened
Living like tomorrow's a mirage or a beacon
Pound another breath of fresh air if you're decent

We're trying to enjoy this while it lasts
Before somebody has to spoil the bash with a blast
I'm gonna percolate like I've worked too late
Take a moisture break and let it circulate
And get proper as war time etiquette
Music colors sentences like subject and precicate
Waves moving through the oxygen so delicate
Through two senses
Feeling like you're healing relevance through the censors
Subconscious aims over logical fences
Nocturnal games live optical lessons
Interpreting things with new lenses
If emotionally detached
Connection recommences
In evening sentiments the empathic living glow
Shows impactful evidence graphic as a star of snow
Any year could be the one we fear but know
It ain't here until it is we're still on the globe
Mind where you tread as the Earth feels your soles
Nobody knows the steps to this dance or their roles
Because any second we can die from our weapons
Any minute we can meet the infinite
Any hour we could greet higher power
Any day now any day now any day now any day

Are you ready for the final weekend
Beats hit tissue and your pulses weakened
Living like tomorrow's a mirage or a beacon
Pound another breath of fresh air if you're decent

Its kind of tragic sometimes it makes me manic
So I fight against the panic to do damage and I mange
With funk so sane the smell stains your brain cells
When front row steps on stage and play themselves
Fill your hourglass cameos to the last granule
Life has no manual autopilot off manual
Seems to be the paradigm unaware of where am I
Sound crests to mirror tides reflecting in the moonshine
Heaven knows we'll miss this instant in due time
Push that rhythm passed the next threshold and lets go
Under nights parasol until we drop like set Sol
Peddling decibels you can audit with retinals
Straight body talk edit all the conventional
On the social sidelines B-Girls B-Boys
Be ground breakers of the globe
Can't avoid the void so fill it
With fulfillment foothold on the voyage
Enjoy final trip out
Until your vital blips go straight
And you're packaged like a gift to the place beyond the gates
Any second we can die from our weapons
Any minute we can meet the infinite so

Are you ready for the final weekend
Beats hit tissue and your pulses weakened
Living like tomorrow's a mirage or a beacon
Pound another breath of fresh air if you're decent
Track Name: Hush
Hush don't tell me

This is the best song
Skip to tangent thought
Lived foreshadowing next wrong
From self determined angles
Born from double helix tango
Even spider legs get tangled
Back to neural center pain goes
And comes again
Without my permission
Information storms out
And I'm chasing apparitions
The climate of my environment
Is unchanged by brain emissions
If I'm violent on the inside
Am I pained by this admission

Hush don't tell me

I don't want to find out
The answers to everything don't rain on my drought
Divine clout is all I'm seeing
That'll sway my route
Talking about unseen hands
Drawing unseen doubts
Building in the background of an undreamed house
I've got room for improvement
But I'm rarely ever there
When I underestimate myself
And over prepare
No quarters spared our world is all that we've share
We each have a piece of peace
And life's a circle so we're squared

Hush don't tell me

How crazy am I
Rhetorical inquisition with the gallows reply
Interrogation tortures shallow
Versus deep dives
Digging at the skies
Hoping I can swim for sure
Floating upon ideas
Closely lying on the shores
Of an infinite coast
Where the oceans served
As land and man's host
When the lamb and lion come to Zion for the last roast
I'll be drowning in salvation
Pouring wine for the toast
Hoping all of God's creations saw the flood
And built their boats

Hush don't tell me
I haven't built mine yet
I was busy warning others
And got lost in their mindsets
Track Name: Wake
I'm passed ecstatic
Yes and everyday is magic
Happening before it vanishes
More beautiful than tragic
Some paths had me damaged
From those missteps I've managed
To see that laughs have an advantage
Over sadness on an average
The brain's a boxer
It'll fasten up your casket
Or unlatch your straight jacket
If you fashion what you imagine
Into something tangible
Instead of trying to mask it
Radical or status quo
I don't abandon hope
I stay upon no battered roads
On every line I've wrote
I'm abnormally absorbing my own normalcy
Openly penning poems
To inspire generations of more poetry
Spoken free and emotionally
Hopefully together
OMG
And its stellar
Each story a never ender
Even though its only clever
Until somebody says it better

The void I found I felt
Meant I couldn't recognize what helped
Always picked on myself
Just to get stoked and meld
Might as well burn away the daze
Until those burdens melt
From that ignition point its swell
Like fresh air to blood cells

Proximity catalysts
But fire doesn't fuel itself
Neither do battles we fight
Boiling down to what to weld
The higher the flames height
The brighter the light
Broadcast across the sky
When darkness strikes
Hold your torches high right

I feel like having a leash on life is tight
So what I type say and write
Is overthought and under hyped
Quite often without oversight
I override the urge to earn your pride
Like its a prize because its not why
I recite these prototypes
My minds on overdrive
Linking lines but won't rely upon
One simile like
I'm actualized inside
Memory banks behind my eyes
Immortalized once captured
A level up from the spine

Obviously honest records to process
Objects get broken down
Into efforts and concepts
To redefine the best investments
Into each project
As sure as oxygen within our sighs are complex
Through our bloodlines
Impacting synaptic actions
For a good mind soma soul interaction
While the tolls stacking nobody's asking
Before their taxing
Cash in on reactions
Mixed and matching moshing atoms smashing
Let the bass shake you
Out the shackles you create
Vibrate to a higher state
And shed a little hate
Lighten up a lot
Its great
Slim chances fit or fate
Float like a butterfly
With a hurricane wake
Track Name: Clear My Mind
You clear my mind
The greatest killer ever is time
Hour hand to minute hand
Don't pay too much attention
between the lines
You stain thoughts
like school chalk
No ones ever too kind
Can I reach you
with this short speech of mine?
You teach me not to think
I'm on the brink
Ever deeper I sink
No warning signs
Til we see the morning skies
Please help me
clear my mind

You clear my mind
You help me clear my mind
You clear my mind
You help me clear my mind

You clear my mind
A day with you is never spent time
Recline
Close your eyes
Relax
And enjoy the ride
I confide to you
These words are confined
In peaceful fair shares
My heads clear as air
Transparent as the wind
I exhale all my cares
Fresh as leaf breathes
As blue drips down the vine
Drop what your doing
And help me clear my mind

You clear my mind
You help me clear my mind
You clear my mind
You help me clear my mind

My mind is clear
every fear
just disappeared
Stumble through your ears
Like the first song you hear
Truth talks
And proof walks
When the voice is sincere
Do you suffer
from burdens on your brain
Sluggish cerebellum
From the worries contained
Like a packed hard drive
You wipe clean
And tumble dry
Come clear my troubled mind

You clear my mind
You help me clear my mind
You clear my mind
You help me clear my mind

No escaping when my minds erasing
Star gazing and I'm out here spacing
No escaping when my minds erasing
Star gazing and I'm out here spacing out
No escaping when my minds erasing
Star gazing and I'm out here spacing
No escaping when my minds erasing
Star gazing and I'm out here spacing out

You clear my mind
You help me clear my mind
You clear my mind
You help me clear my mind
Track Name: Still Slangin
I slang terminology using multiple genres logically
When your worlds upside down whats up now
My recreated visuals mimic your daily rituals
Intellectual criminals just boosted my residuals
Lifting pitiful spirits flipping instrumentals lyrical
Because life is a miracle with evidence empirical
Faith is invincible even when it is invisible
Find comfort in the spiritual loving individuals
Both introspective and inflammable we're implosive
Impulse to combust like live ammo explosively
Discovering harmony is arming me with ideals
Banding fields as instruments
Of all we choose to influence
Where being world renowned
Doesn't mean your words resound
To reach substantial peaks destination higher ground

I'm rolling stoned when inclined
Lit like Bics flicked to wicks in the late night
Stateside it ain't fine
Staying on grinds to stay alive the state of mind
I'm the cat that saves my nine
For a rainy day even then I might decline
Getting paid for hate and lies
Pays up to pain later on unless you change sides
Here's the news this is dateline
Rather than rank whats live
Why not have a great time
On a late drive by the lakeside
Isn't it sublime to find love through the grapevine
Pay it forward on the dime sense
Sharing in kind because we all got a shine
And if you ain't seen the signs
Seek deep inside because faith can change lives

I'm still framing memories appraising my phases
I'm still slanging phrases meant to comfort the aimless
Kept my day occupation while we occupy nations
Shed my preoccupation with predestination
Enraged as toxic persuasions corrupted tops of foundations
Been down on life's sensations on some occasions libations
Until peaceful relations replace pandemic mass fixations
It's just good conversations maintaining aspirations
This is my demonstration of focused concentrations of love
Etched in the basement pavement of our brain stems
Until days end mushroom clouds loom like vegetation
We're wasting future generations to fast consumption
And nuclear radiation, devastation to fruits of labors ancient
I'm over mass destruction make lasting creations
With dedication to everlasting education
In collaborations don't forgo the recreation
I'm slanging verbal medication for deaths awaiting patience
Making arrangements making arrangements
Making arrangements

Bag man bag man
You gone hurt your back
Walking round with those problems around in that sack
Keep them heads hijacked and watch where you step
Because if you're packing that fire burned is what you get
Burned is what you get
Burned is what you get

Fresh baked we get cake and never stay bored
Amazing Kanye 808's cruise with Lupe on his skateboard
Common sensibilities built up higher ranked scores
Twist a tale or blunt with Twista bet you he'll say more
Than me in sixty seconds with a rapid paced flow
But I don't race no I play my ace low
I never chase dough or display my bankroll
They call me JAV1 I should have came days ago
Ok okay ok I don't even get paid for
Inconvenient truth like Mr. A. Gore.

I'm rolling stoned when inclined
Lit like Bics flicked to wicks in the late night
Stateside it ain't fine
Staying on grinds to stay alive the state of mind
I'm the cat that saves my nine
For a rainy day even then I might decline
Getting paid for hate and lies
Pays up to pain later on unless you change sides
Here's the news this is dateline
Rather than rank whats live
Why not have a great time
On a late drive by the lakeside
Isn't it sublime to find love through the grapevine
Pay it forward on the dime sense
Sharing in kind because we all got a shine
And if you ain't seen the signs
Seek deep inside because faith can change lives
Seek deep inside because faith can change live
Seek deep inside because faith can change lives
Track Name: Simply Complex
Simply complex
Describes my life’s quest best
I don’t believe in fate
But in my faith
I must confess
When I make this date
With destiny questioning
What comes next for me
As a human being
Not an empty entity
These plans of man
Are footprints in the sand bar
Just trying to stay dry
When the tide returns
To land hard
Don’t forget the steps
That led you to your current version
Treat every moment sacred
In experience like a virgin

And you know it's true
Man is sand is desert dust
Just floating through
An hourglass and the past
That you grasp to
Is just a ghost of all the things
you were going through

I just grew
Like plants and trees
I’m branching too
Like buds and seeds
I was born to bloom
Like a cool summer breeze
Just flowing through
Birds and bees wings

It’s the roots
Of the trees
That grow deep
So we can climb
And find truth which we need
To sow our youth
A new design
For love and what it means
To share hope inclined
Through growth
Planting seasons dreams
To spring or fall
Or the both
When you share your art
You tear your heart apart
And give it out
And dare to care
In spite of doubts
That someone digs
What you’re about
Be bigger than doubt
And figure it out
Whatever my last words were
The ones you heard were
From the heart

I just grew
Like plants and trees
I’m branching too
Like buds and seeds
I was born to bloom
Like a cool summer breeze
Just flowing through
Birds and bees wings

And you know it's true
Man is sand is desert dust
Just floating through
An hourglass and the past
That you grasp to
Is just a ghost of all the things
you were going through

I just tried
To help you shed the past
But you must look inside
If all you see in house of glass
Is what you’re trying to hide
Know that happiness won’t last
If to yourself you’ve lied
Who am I
Ask yourself everyday
And get a different reply
I'm just trying to change your mind
If you want eye for an eye
Before the day that we find
The whole worlds gone blind
Who are you
Great question
Best answered through
the things you do
Like the last autumn leaf
Clings to life's big tree
See yourself holding on
Until you cease to be
Mistakes can make for a
Most prosperous harvest
Missteps build momentum
If properly harnessed
Thoughts swirl around
The ends and means
Lost in the process
We’re crop circles
in a field of dreams
And natural causes

I just grew
Like plants and trees
I’m branching too
Like buds and seeds
I was born to bloom
Like a cool summer breeze
Just flowing through
Birds and bees wings

And you know it's true
Man is sand is desert dust
Just floating through
An hourglass and the past
That you grasp to
Is just a ghost of all the things
you were going through