Welcome to the mayor's ball/I'm invitin' all of y'all
I'm tryna get involved/come one and come all
Welcome to the mayor's ball
it's free admission/you don't have to pay at all
Welcome to the mayor's ball/I had a dream of all of y'all
white suits, red suits, blue suits I seen ya all
How can you escape and go to Hollywood/if you can't even escape from out your neighborhoods
Ridin' 'round town thinkin' things are good/but you can't even escape from out your neighborhoods
Detroit, we're at a critical time and if we don't get our act together, we'll never able to escape — escape to have a vacation, escape to just travel the world and the seven seas.
... We must leave our city to understand how our city really is.
They say there's no more democracy/they say the justice system just ain't just
I say there's too much hatin' from we/ that's why we walk around in bullet proof vests
I'm begging you to get up on the Bomer train with me
I promise you there's no other place you'd rather be
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