Son Of A Preacher

by Josh Adam

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Josh Adam dispels the long-told rumors of what it means to be a Son Of A Preacher. Teaming up with The Tucker Brothers, the dynamic production team from New Jersey, Josh Adam speaks about the real everyday life of a being a P.K. (Preachers Kid). Explaining that no one is perfect, no matter their lineage, this S.O.A.P. artist talks about dealing with his own life and vices. Accompanied by smooth melodies and knocking 808's, this album is promised to be a great listen from start to finish.

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released March 25, 2014

Executive Produced by: Stephen Tucker, Milton Tucker, Joshua Bullock
All songs written, recorded, mixed and mastered by Joshua Bullock
SueMeOrSignMe ©2014

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Track Name: Sunday School
I'm in the room with my thoughts.
Just me alone. (ugh)
Just leave me 'lone.
Wanna be to myself for a minute,
let me cool of while I'm in it.
True rap, while I'm in the zone,
the boy wrapped in the spirit.
If you bit it then it probably made
you speak in tongue.
Ha! J. Adam baby!
Nah! No "S's" added baby.
My diehard fans got mad at me.
They say I slowed down the flow and I'm acting lazy.
The industry cats said they had to pay me 'cause they like it,
what you think, I'm crazy?!


I'm Good,
You know my name, I'm doing my thing,
I'm Good.
Man, last night got crazy but
I'm Good
Pop in the pulpit tryna preach,
meanwhile I'm in the front row trying my best
not to fall asleep.
No disrespect (x4)
Oh Lord I mean no disrespect!
No disrespect to my momma
No disrespect to my poppa
No, no, no, no, no, no, no.

(ugh) Living my life to the fullest.
Never would of thought I'd be driving down
Hollywood Boulevard playing my music
all loud like I'm foolish.
Y'all all mad at me 'cause I'm doing,
exactly what said I'm do when I was back
and I was making these dreams in the room,
back in my momma crib.
They want me to be who my poppa is.
A preacher. But I preach on beats, let me lead ya.
If what I preach on beats don't reach ya,
then what I'm speaking you don't need it.
Speak for those who need hope so please
make room for them for these speakers.
(Let it breathe ……. Ugh)
You should know, from the door,
many right, many wrong.
Some will fly, some will fall.
Money come, money go.
If you feel, what is real,
from your heart, let it show!


I'm Good,
You know my name, I'm doing my thing,
I'm Good.
Man, last night got crazy but
I'm Good
Pop in the pulpit tryna preach,
meanwhile I'm in the front row trying my best
not to fall asleep.
No disrespect (x4)
Oh Lord I mean no disrespect!
No disrespect to my momma
No disrespect to my poppa
No, no, no, no, no, no, no.

(ugh) See I remember tryna start on this rap game.
The hustle was hard. Son Of Preacher getting judged
by his last name, last name, last name.
Son of A Preacher getting judged by his last name.
- I remember tryna start on this rap game.
The hustle was hard. Son Of Preacher getting judged
by his last name, last name, last name.
Son of A Preacher getting judged by his last name

I'm Good,
You know my name, I'm doing my thing,
I'm Good.
Man, last night got crazy but
I'm Good
Pop in the pulpit tryna preach,
meanwhile I'm in the front row trying my best
not to fall asleep.
No disrespect (x4)
Oh Lord I mean no disrespect!
No disrespect to my momma
No disrespect to my poppa
No, no, no, no, no, no, no.

I'm nice, pull up under that light.
You already know I'm the one.
You ain't gotta think twice. (x2)

Son Of A Preacher Son Of A Preacher
Son Of A Preacher gotta wake up in the morning.

I'm nice, pull up under that light.
You already know I'm the one.
You ain't gotta think twice.
Track Name: Nice Guys
I'm nice, pull up under that light.
You already know I'm the one.
You ain't gotta think twice.
Get your math right.
Haters need to learn to act right.
You already know I put the flo' down.
I was a mason in my past life.
I'm that dude now, roll around in my new town.
Roof down, like God is good.
From Sicklerville out to Hollywood.
I got your girl on me, I love it.
I let the world know that I'm coming.
Got Jersey all on my back. I play no games
but I'ma still run it. Who want it?!

Woke up early in the morning with a smile on.
I've been dreaming 'bout this money all night long.
All night long. All night long.
Woke up early in the morning with a smile on.

Man they really don't know me.
You don't know where I came from.
I can never get enough of the paper. (I can never get enough)
I got love for my homies.
I got love for my ladies.
And I even show the love to the haters. (Don't you know that I'm Nice!)

I'm Nice (x8)

I say whats up to my homies, I say whats up to my foes.
Keep your mind on your money, or else your mind will go broke.
Who you dealing with, I'm realer than
anybody else that you heard of.
Josh Adam, Nice Guys,
business moves, merger!
I don't know what you talking 'bout
if you ain't talking 'bout us winning.
Matter-fact, don't talk at all.
Just shut your mouth, let's get it.
Action louder than words. Cashing out with these verses.
Gotta live my life nice. These Nice Guys finish first.

Woke up early in the morning with a smile on.
I've been dreaming 'bout this money all night long.
All night long. All night long.
Woke up early in the morning with a smile on.

Man they really don't know me.
You don't know where I came from.
I can never get enough of the paper. (I can never get enough)
I got love for my homies.
I got love for my ladies.
And I even show the love to the haters. (Don't you know that I'm Nice!)

I'm Nice (x8)
Track Name: Name Brand
I gotta keep moving or I'll lose my dream.
People get confused when I spew my theme.
One minute I'm a king. The next minute I'm a pauper.
Josh the Baptist, meet me at the altar.
I can't go sixteen bars Lord.
Without spitting 'bout my clean cars, Lord. (ugh)
Minor success to a billionaire.
But I bet they feel the same when they sit in theirs.
No matter how the price tag change, homie.
You gotta spell success the same, homie.
The only difference is a name, partner.
So when you see me in my drop top,
I'm still the same Joshua.
I may ride with the top off.
Or I'm in the hard top.
Emblem on the hood symbolism of a star sign.
"Thou shall not covet" homie I got mine.
And you love it.

Would you tell me baby.
If I should die. Did you love my heart and soul.
Or material things more.
Would you take my name and let it grow.
Would you tell me baby.
If I should die. Did you love my heart and soul.
Or material things more.
Would you take my name and let it grow.

I'm not a business man, I'm a business.
We all recite that lyric, nobody live it.
Honest to God nobody get it.
I do so I follow in the footsteps printed.
That's a BIG footstep, still my foot stepped in it.
And I won't stop stepping 'till my footsteps fill it.
And y'all can stand still or you can foot step with him.
You better stretch homie, 'cause them steps get bigger.
Excusez-moi Monsieur Louis V.
Can me an my Timberlands stand next to your Gucci sneaks.
You copping them watches so you can show off.
Don't even know what side or which wrist that thing go on.
The opposite hand that you write with.
See man makes the brand, the brand makes man like it.
SMOSM up on my cotton.
If Josh makes the brand then Josh makes the profit.
And I love it.

Would you tell me baby.
If I should die. Did you love my heart and soul.
Or material things more.
Would you take my name and let it grow.
Would you tell me baby.
If I should die. Did you love my heart and soul.
Or material things more.
Would you take my name and let it grow.

Josh Adam the brand name.
Put in work for the fan base.
If I don't get on a dance stage.
I'ma cause me a rampage.
But no, I ain't Quinton.
Inspired by Michael. I'm more like Mahalia.
I'm singing the gospel. Rest in Peace to Jet.
AGGIE Pride to Jesse Sr. I ain't going to Jail nah.
It don't matter the name that I'm wearing.
Every suit looks good when it's tailored.
Do you think that I care? nah.
Ladii Kee for lady friends.
AllanMarco I'm laced in.
Nice Brand for Nice Guys.
Sue Me Or Sign Me when it's fight time.
I can't be defeated J. be elite.

Would you tell me baby.
If I should die. Did you love my heart and soul.
Or material things more.
Would you take my name and let it grow.
Track Name: German Slave Owners
German slave owners,
all black, we swerve on every corner.
Fall back, we work for every purchase.
Ball cap, I'm riding with my eyes concealed.
'Cause I don't wanna see the struggle that's survivors guilt,
Still I'm dead nice, dealing with my future in headlights,
told the dealership to scratch the roof like its head lice.
My motor works, Bavarian.
Push gas, the horses pull the chariot.
Look at you confusing it with arrogance.
God dang, I'm killin', got the angels wit 'em.
I never cooked the coke 'cause I couldn't get in the kitchen.
My instincts on ambition, the m6 on the wish list.
I see the pen then grip it, I pen the vision in scripture.
German slave owners.

I'm not s'posed to love you.
You got a hold on me.
Why do I care?
'Cause I know I'm addicted.
I'm a slave to your touch, to your touch.
Never running from your touch, from your touch.

German slave owners, I'm in the blue benny.
Slightly tinted so you can see who is he.
When I'm in it then you can see I'm busy.
Switch whips when riding through the city.
Stock rims, the car already pretty.
It's the Mercedes one, I'm praying that the ladies come.
Traded in my Nissan, hoping to be signed.
So I'm throwing up the peace sign. Subtracting a line.
Now I'm riding 'round the village with this rap on my mind.
I keep it plain and simple.
I'm bout my business man you ain't an issue.
I cut you off, put you on waivers and I ain't gone miss you.
I earned my stripes and now I'm so official.
I drown you phonies in the flow so much,
now you hoping that Jonah get you.
Now let's get back to this car that I'm driving.
I know the reason for the symbol,
and the meaning of the hyphen.
I had my eyes on in it even 'fore I had my license.
And now I got these whips on my back,
and you can blame it on my german slave owners.

I'm not s'posed to love you.
You got a hold on me.
Why do I care?
'Cause I know I'm addicted.
I'm a slave to your touch, to your touch.
Never running from your touch, from your touch.

German slave owner. I'm in that drop top propeller.
Haters grit they teeth I hear them a cappella.
Man they all talk, I'm the type to never miss a beat.
While you fall off, the rhythm
when they see me man they all get jealous.
I wonder why though. I admit it.
I'm addicted to this lifestyle, I can't quit it.
I need another chick in my life another whip on my back,
a plantation I can rest my head at.
I quit the back seat sinning with pretty women.
I'm tryna get together build a million and start a family lineage.
Grow old, rock in our chairs, like remember when,
we use to leave the top down, when, losing our innocence.
Park the car up under the stars looking for freedom.
Reality check I'm just wishfully thinking.
I'm saying yo, it's a shame girl.
We both slaves though, we both got German slave owners. 

I'm not s'posed to love you.
You got a hold on me.
Why do I care?
'Cause I know I'm addicted.
I'm a slave to your touch, to your touch.
Never running from your touch, from your touch.
Track Name: Vodkacide
Tonight we 'bout to ball out.
Already know I'm getting drunk tonight,
so I ain't even bring my car out.
All this liquor 'bout to pour out.
Text on my phone from a girl I know.
pre-gaming at my dawg house.
Alright. Already told you I'm nice.
Let me tell you my bad side.
Clear liquor my vice.
I like, vodka with no ice.
Clean the glass out, but don't pass out.
If you black out, you light.
Hold up, bottles here lets pour up.
I propose this toast.
May our future bring us more luck.
Cup is filled and it runneth over.
Step back I'm getting in my zone.
Couple shots but still I feel I'm sober.

So I take another shot to the head (oh)
I'ma take another shot to the head (oh)
So I take another shot to the head (oh)
I'ma take another shot to the head (oh)
'Cause I'm committing
Vodkacide Vodkacide
Oh I'm committing
Vodkacide Vodkacide
See I'm committing
Vodkacide Vodkacide
Oh I'm committing
Vodkacide Vodkacide
So I take another shot to the head

Ooo, let me tell you that truth.
Baby girl you know you been fly.
swear you already flew.
Mmm, I'm juiced.
You the perfect chick for my coupe.
Order that roast duck,
wash it down with that Goose.
Hey, let me show you where I do stay.
Been backwards like the whole day.
'Bout to drink a white bronco.
When the vodka chase that O.J.
Take the cab home.
You can hangover, share hangovers.
Spend all day in our bathrobes.
My words slurring, I'm mad you noticed.
I'm drunk. Oh my face feels numb.
That drink hits you like Mayweather,
no you couldn't dodge that punch.
No luck, Know the whole club to'e up.
Like M.J. on that back foot,
when I fade away I'm clutch.
Hold up,
Got the models serving that bottle service.
Heart pounding, room spinning,
truth be told I'm kinda nervous.
Cup filled and it runneth over.
Step back I'm getting in my zone.
Couple shots but still I feel I'm sober.


So I take another shot to the head (oh)
I'ma take another shot to the head (oh)
So I take another shot to the head (oh)
I'ma take another shot to the head (oh)
'Cause I'm committing
Vodkacide Vodkacide
Oh I'm committing
Vodkacide Vodkacide
See I'm committing
Vodkacide Vodkacide
Oh I'm committing
Vodkacide Vodkacide
So I take another shot to the head

Toast, Toast
I propose this, toast
I propose this uh uh
Toast, Toast
I propose this, toast
I propose this uh toast

I propose this toast
"Let's live life, large, not broke.
I'm my brothers keeper. Yes I am.
If he cold, he gets my coat.
I can't sit and watch him freeze.
Knowing that we got dreams.
Knowing that we the seed.
Now we just gotta grow. (Go)
Never been the one to be a quitter.
Never been the one to be a giver upper.
Cups up to that ceiling.
Toast to y'all 'cause I love you"
Cup's filled and it runneth over.
Step back I'm getting in the zone.
Couple shots but still I feel I'm sober.

So I take another shot to the head (oh)
I'ma take another shot to the head (oh)
So I take another shot to the head (oh)
I'ma take another shot to the head (oh)
'Cause I'm committing
Vodkacide Vodkacide
Oh I'm committing
Vodkacide Vodkacide
See I'm committing
Vodkacide Vodkacide
Oh I'm committing
Vodkacide Vodkacide
So I take another shot to the head.
Track Name: Tear It Up
I ain't your lover, I ain't your friend.
I'm just that freak to put you to bed, girl.
I just wanna see if you gonna do what you said.
So take off your clothes and get in this bed, girl.

I know I'm the one. (That you want)
The one (That you need)
So put your legs all in the air.
You know you're the one. (That I want)
The one (That I need)
Let's do it so the neighbors can hear.

What happened to all that b.s.
you was talking in my ear.
You was talking in my ear.
You was talking in my ear.
What happened to all that b.s.
you was talking in my ear.
Now I got you right here.
Why you look so scared?
I'm gon'

Tear it up. (x4)

We can bedroom go bump bump bump bump (x4)

I ain't your lover, I ain't your friend.
I'm just that freak to put you to bed, girl.
I just wanna see if you gonna do what you said.
So take off your clothes and get in this bed, girl.
I know that you heard that I don't pretend.
So why you right here looking surprised girl.
I'm just gonna sit here and I'm just gon' count to ten.
If nothing gon' happen then call your ride girl.

I know I'm the one. (That you want)
The one (That you need)
So put your legs all in the air.
So baby come on. Come give it to me
Quit playing like you're so scared.

What happened to all that b.s.
you was talking in my ear.
You was talking in my ear.
You was talking in my ear.
What happened to all that b.s.
you was talking in my ear.
Now I got you right here.
Why you look so scared?
I'm gon'

Tear it up. (x4)

We can bedroom go bump bump bump bump (x4)

Why you tripping, girl you don't know what
you're missing. Girl, I know.
Girl I'ma get it 'cause I'm a man on a mission.
And, I know.

Lay your body down. I'ma tell you right now,
I'ma give it to you like you'd never believe.
I'ma tell you right now. The way break it down.
I'ma make it so you never wanna leave.
You know in the back of your mind I'ma..

Tear it up. (x4)

I ain't your lover, I ain't your friend.
I'm just that freak to put you to bed, girl.
I just wanna see if you gonna do what you said.
So take off your clothes and get in this bed, girl.
Track Name: Young & Living (w/ Ock Milly)
Back in the day,
As far as I remember,
I made mistakes.
And I admit 'em.
You see me now,
Know I gotta get it.
The good die young.
I'm Young & Living.

Pops wasn't there to guide my steps.
Momma in the kitchen doing hair tryna provide her best.
Women can't play quarterback.
But she in the huddle.
She said youngin',
go run with this roc and never fumble.
Boy meets world, what is everybody mad at.
If your things nice, people grab that.
They gotta have that.
The haters was something to laugh at.
Bite and jab at.
It makes you wanna pick up a knife and start to stab back.
Those with no future, want you to see your doom too.
and a product of your environment,
sometimes can consume you.
They just living a slow death, taking long to die.
Man, I reflect off that, and only the strong survive.

Back in the day,
As far as I remember,
I made mistakes.
And I admit 'em.
You see me now,
Know I gotta get it.
The good die young, right.
I'm Young & Living.

I'm young & Living (x4)

Living (x3)

Can I take you right back to the start?
When a youngin' like me used to only wanna dream
about the money and the cars.
I would sit up on the porch.
When a car passed by, I'd be like thats mine.
I'd be like thats mine.
When the kids walk by my car,
they be screaming out to their other friends,
they be like, thats mine!
I be looking at them right throughout my window like,
you don't even know what I've been through.
Hoops of fire that I jump through,
so my coupe and ride, that, you can want too.
Get a little older, where your friends now?
Best friends turn into pen pals.
Everybody wanna take a big mile.
Don't nobody want to take an inch out.
I don't do it for the fame, but the lights gon' get me.
I just do it for my name, so I gotta put the message in the lyric.
Spend money when I wanna and that's my decision.
Say the good die young huh, well I'm young and living.

Back in the day,
As far as I remember,
I made mistakes.
And I admit 'em.
You see me now,
Know I gotta get it.
The good die young, right.
I'm Young & Living.

I'm young & Living (x4)


I'm a lyrical killa from the village.
I don't believe in limits, when I drive I kill the ceiling.
Gotta see the sky at all time in my vision.
This is for my homies, gotta get up, gotta get it.
I don't believe in luck. I believe in working hard.
Better yet, I don't believe in luck,
I believe in the work of God.
This for the ones who still struggling.
Still stuck in the same old spot that I left you in.
There's a reason I don't mess with ya.
There's a lesson in it. I'm just a messenger.
I'm just a messenger.
Don't mess with me I won't mess with ya.
I came too far and I worked too hard for you to mess me up.

Back in the day,
As far as I remember,
I made mistakes.
And I admit 'em.
You see me now,
Know I gotta get it.
The good die young, right.
I'm Young & Living.

Back in the day,
As far as I remember,
I made mistakes.
And I admit 'em.
You see me now,
Know I gotta get it.
The good die young, right.
I'm Young & Living.

I'm young & Living (x4)
Track Name: Just Saying
When the government shut down
That ain't affect me.
That ain't affect what I say,
ain't affect what I see.
The same ol' things on the same ol' streets.
Black kids still killed by the same ol' police.

I'm just saying though.

What y'all wanna hear about?

My mom from the country and my pops from the city.
This youngin' from the burbs came out spitting jiggy.
Really I'm William, my fam up in Philly
heard I moved out west, now they call me Big Willie.
Instragramed from the Boom Boom Room.
I used the same mic Jay Z used.
Y'all know what kind of car I ride.
I'm on Rodeo drive,
blasting Tom Ford,
outside of Tom Ford.
I talk money for you broke youngin's.
'Cause I don't wanna be broke youngin'.
No tails up on my coat youngin'.
I drop rhymes y'all can quote, run it.

Run it.

This what y'all wanna hear right?
I'm just saying.
Track Name: It's Real
Son of a preacher still I'm dealing with sins.
My brother copped a Beamer so I had to cop a Benz.
Reminds me of the match box toys.
Now everybody mad a both of Johnny's boys.
They hate to see one of the reverends kids
making secular music and actually getting paid for it.
You know, stuck up on that hating tip.
It's all good though. 'Cause people like me, just tryna make that paper flip.
Uh yeah celebration ish, pour the vodka up, gimme nothing to chase it with.
Tell that broad I don't chase a chick,
but she knows i got the car I could chase her with.
I just chase dreams.
Live my dream like a movie I just changed scenes.
So act up if you wanna I just change direction.
Just leave me alone let me focus on reflection, like. 


You ever think about this thing for real. (x4)
I know, I know, I know, I know (x2)
The funny thing about life is, it's real. (x4)


I used to never like what they'd say about me.
But then I learned that's life homie c'est la vie.  
Pardon my French, lost like part of my friends.
Lived a crazy life knowing God gon' pardon my sins.
Don't ask what type of car is he in.
I'm in love with the Beamer share the heart with the Benz.
Remain faithful I got everything I ever prayed for.
Can't beat that, need I repeat that.
East coast swag got my head up on a swivel.
Stay up on my toes never standing with the feet flat.
You can't teach that. I was born with it.
When I don't write rhymes they come out more witty.
Josh is , the one who dropped out of the college
then came back dropping knowledge, no scholarship.
I'm more a Francis Bacon then a Shakespeare.
Y'all more into poems, I'm into politics. Think about it. 

You ever think about this thing for real. (x4)
I know, I know, I know, I know (x2)
The funny thing about life is, it's real. (x4)