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I woke up this morning and according to the TfL newsletter that drops into my email box for 6am there was no problems with the tube anywhere. If you don't believe me click on the image.Ice Cube It Was A Good Day[Verse One]Just wakin up in the mornin gotta thank GodI don't know but today seems kinda oddNo barkin from the dog, no smogAnd momma cooked a breakfast with no hog (damn)I got my grub on, but didn't pig outFinally got a call from a girl I wanna dig out(Whassup?) Hooked it up for later as I hit the do'Thinkin will I live, another twenty-fo'I gotta go cause I got me a drop topAnd if I hit the switch, I can make the ass dropHad to stop, at a red lightLookin in my mirror and not a jacker in sightAnd everything is alrightI got a beep from Kim, and she can fuck all nightCalled up the homies and I'm askin y'allWhich park, are y'all playin basketball?Get me on the court and I'm troubleLast week fucked around and got a triple doubleFreakin niggaz everyway like M.J.I can't believe, today was a good day (shit!)[Verse Two]Drove to the pad and hit the showersDidn't even get no static from the cowardsCause just yesterday them fools tried to blast meSaw the police and they rolled right past meNo flexin, didn't even look in a nigga's directionas I ran the intersectionWent to $hort Dog's house, they was watchin Yo! MTV RapsWhat's the haps on the craps?Shake 'em up, shake 'em up, shake 'em up, shake 'emRoll 'em in a circle of niggaz and watch me break 'emwith the seven, seven-eleven, seven-elevenSeven even back do' Lil' JoeI picked up the cash flowThen we played bones, and I'm yellin dominoPlus nobody I know got killed in South Central L.A.Today was a good day (shit!)[Verse Three]Left my nigga's house paid (what)Picked up a girl been tryin to fuck since the 12th gradeIt's ironic, I had the brew she had the chronicThe Lakers beat the SupersonicsI felt on the big fat fannyPulled out the jammy, and killed the punannyAnd my dick runs deep, so deepSo deep put her ass to sleepWoke her up around oneShe didn't hesitate, to call Ice Cube the top gunDrove her to the pad and I'm coastinTook another sip of the potion hit the three-wheel motionI was glad everything had worked outDropped her ass off and then chirped outToday was like one of those fly dreamsDidn't even see a berry flashin those high beamsNo helicopter looking for a murder Two in the mornin got the Fatburger Even saw the lights of the Goodyear BlimpAnd it read, "Ice Cube's a pimp" (yeah)Drunk as hell but no throwin up Half way home and my pager still blowin upToday I didn't even have to use my A.K.I got to say it was a good day (shit!)[Ice Cube]Hey wait, wait a minute Pooh, stop this shitWhat the fuck I'm thinkin about?There you have it. The all's clear message just wasn't credible.
Anyway I was gobsmacked, so I felt that I would have to fall back on the wit and wisdom of street poet, philosopher and career guidance counseller Ice Cube on this situation.
This was the first 'Cube track I found on there but it was strangely appropriate.