ill Ceey shift

ill ceey Shift review and lyrics

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iLL Ceey Shift

ill ceey shift

So this is second in my series of 100 Christian rap tracks that nurtured me. Remember the list is in no particular order. First we had Dmaub So professional. We are moving on to ill Ceey shift.

I can’t quite remember when it was that I first had this song. I’ll be honest it is one of those songs that has grown on me, I’ve appreciated and loved it more as I have listened to it more. In my books this is one of those songs that will live on in generations to come. ILL Ceey did justice to a Jae Mac beat. The song is just beautiful. The message in it is a simple, yet profound truth. As believers we can’t live at a low level, we’ve got to “Shift it up a gear”. Our desire ought to be for higher things, things out of this world. We ought to give Christ our all, shift our love up a gear. For those who are not familiar with him, iLL Ceey is a Southern African rapper who has been rapping for over a decade. He had a measurable success in the secular world, however he decided to “Shift it up a gear” and do it for his father in heaven. He has gone on to have much success with tours across Africa with some of the biggest names in Christian rap, Lecrae, Bizzle, Sho Baraka to name but a few. This man has that fire in his heart! Keep doing what you do iLL Ceey, we appreciate you. Let’s go on and feel iLL Ceey Shift.

 

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Intro:

Ayo Mac…This joint is crazy man.

Makes me wanna shift it up a gear.

Super hero music Haaa

Ayt

Verse 1:

Ayo I’m back on that God tip

Boy I’m feeling fired up

Man I stay 45, strong like an armour truck

I praise the God above

No, I’m not local

Yo Boi live la vida, with Christ as my focal

Huh… sometimes I wonder why I ever left

When I listen to the old me I am not impressed

Used to settle for less, now I hunger for more

Wanted to be the best, now I’m praising the Lord

I had to dust the dirt of sin off my shoulders

Delete them dirty pictures out my folder

Yes I know it’s hard but I really wanna please Christ

I don’t wanna mess around and die for this cheesy life

Yes I am that preacher type, the world hate

Let em go ahead, now my flow so ahead

Rapping for that living brrrrread

Christ all up in ma head, I be brainwashed

Now your boy seeing things, blazed, no angel dust

Hook

Okay I’m tired of this wack life

Vanity is what I used to rap like

So I had to (shift shift it up u a gear x3)

See Christ came, died and helped me get my act together

Now my joy is not temporal it’s here forever

(shift shift it up u a gear x3)

Verse 2

What

Never stay silent, for his name I shout

They can lock me up, sucker punch mad house

When I die, I know I’m going to my dad’s house

Sold out, got the world in his hands now

So every weapon formed against me, staying down

Coz you don’t want it with the boy who’s repin H-town (heaven)

So on your knees bow your head down

For the one who for your sins, blood shed now

See he bled, on the 3rd day he rose again

So I let him lead, like a father-son holding hands

Your boi super crazy…and I be proud of it

I broadcast my faith, I took it out the closet

For that money and that fame I am never bothered

Coz your boi be on that Twitter tip, Christ I follow

Holla, So keep chasing after fading dollars

I got my riches up in heaven, top dollar

Hook

Okay I’m tired of this wack life

Vanity is what I used to rap like

So I had to (shift shift it up u a gear x3)

See Christ came, died and helped me get my act together

Now my joy is not temporal it’s here forever

(shift shift it up u a gear x3)

Bridge:

To gain life you gotta (shift it up a gear x2 shift shift)

To know Christ you gotta (shift it up a gear x2 shift shift)

Forget the world homey (shift it up a gear x2 shift shift)

And praise the Lord only (shift it up a gear x2 shift shift)

Hook

Okay I’m tired of this wack life

Vanity is what I used to rap like (yeeeah)

So I had to (shift shift it up u a gear x3) (eeah oh oh oh)

See Christ came, died and helped me get my act together

Now my joy is not temporal it’s here forever

(shift shift it up u a gear x3)

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