West Sac State of Mind (High Quality)



West Sacramento Chamber of Commerce/City of West Sacramento Award Dinner May 10, 2010.
Produced by Maureen Pascoe with Yaminah Bailey, Katie Yancey, Kirk Parker
Music produced by Crazy Ballhead
Performed by Sammies Hall of Fame Hip-Hop Artist Crazy Ballhead
Additional Vocals by Karen Cowley
Photos by Sactown Heroes
Video Production by Barbara Smith

Yeah,
Yeah, I’m up at Broderick,
Now I’m down in Southport,
Right next to Sacramento,
But I’ll be here to meet you….
We’re the new young metro.
And since I come from here,
I can show you everything.
Yeah they love me everywhere.
It used to be a secret,
Go on past my Gujaratis
Right there up off West Cap,
Turn left at that McDonalds,
Take it to my stash spot,
Over in the State streets,
Catch me in the kitchen like at Whitey’s whipping milkshakes.
Cruising down Jefferson,
inna 280z,
Driving so slow cuz MaJo’s queasy,
Me I’m up at Bryte town,
Home of that boy Billy,
Now I live on Facebook,
And I brought my boys with me,
Say what up to Oscar, still sipping latte.
Sitting over home plate, Rivercats give me high fives,
I be buffed out, I can catch a foul ball,
Tell by my attitude that I most definitely from…

West Sac,
Small town where big dreams are made of,
There’s nothing you can’t do.
We here on the west side,
Have big plans, the old and the brand new,
The people inspire you,
Let’s hear it for West Sac, West Sac, West Sac

I made you hot my friends!

Catch me on the Xbox with my band at a game,
Sh-t I made the Rockband more famous than a Rockstar can.
You should know I bleed gold, the color of my bridge
And I know for teaching kids it takes a whole village.
Welcome to the melting pot,
The food we are selling’s hot
Not just the garlic steak.
Home of King’s dim sum,
Taqueria, Ikea, hot curry, I’ll see ya,
We can meet for lunch and maybe you can try some.
8 million stories and the best haven’t yet been written,
Other cities is a pity half their plans they won’t stick with them.
Me I got a bridge to build, a streetcar and promenade
If KJ wants some strong, I’ll show him how our levee’s made.
Brand new college
Universal Preschool
Recreation center with a great big lap pool.
We don’t’ just talk the talk, long live the River Walk,
we don’t just talk about it,
I wanna hear you shout it

It’s West Sac,
this is the place where dreams do come true,
There’s nothing we can’t do.
We here on the west side,
we are the new news,
Our people inspire you,
Let’s hear it for West Sac, West Sac, West Sac

Welcome to the west side…

I was East Yolo,
Now I’m a City,
with a history that’s gritty.
I’m the new player, and I’ve been makin’ it,
Some neighbors they been hatin’ it, then don’t want me takin’ it.
Don’t let it bother me.
I used to be in pieces,
All different species
And there in Broderick, bring me back to my grid,
over to Bryte, Southport the other end,
Catch me down by the riverfront I was nothing but a Riverbend.
Farmers made me, sand dredged levees,
Two highways bisected, and the railroads dissected
Sacramento flourished, me I was malnourished.
Hail Mary to the city, she’s at OLG
and heaven help us hang together, see the strength in our diversity.
Came here from all over, but we got together,
truck drivers, state workers, not content to languish,
We will show you how we’ll vanquish
What you always thought we were, what you said we couldn’t do

In West Sac,
Surrounded, shaped by the river,
the City grew bigger,
Now you’re in West Sac,
This town with its old and new,
Its future will inspire you,
Let’s hear it for West Sac, West Sac, West Sac

Welcome to the big time.

One hand in the air for the little city,
Ziggurat, ballfield all looking pretty,
No place in the World that can compare,
Put your lighters in the air, everybody say yeaaahh
Come on, come on,
Yeah,

In West Sac,
Small town where big dreams are made of,
There’s nothing you can’t do.
We here on the west side,
Have big plans, the old and the brand new,
The people inspire you,
Let’s start something in West Sac, West Sac, West Sac

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