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Song Parodies -> "In The Ghetto"

Original Song Title:

"In The Navy"

Original Performer:

The Village People

Parody Song Title:

"In The Ghetto"

Parody Written by:


The Lyrics

Thanks to my wife for putting this into my head...
Where can you find guys that
Search the "hood for hood-rats
Up and down the streets, you see
Where can you buy gold things, big and shiny bling-bling
Help the hood economy
Where can you learn to ride
'Rep yo' hood with big pride
Standing tall for all to see
Join up with a strong crew
That's what's waiting for you
In the hottest place to be

In the Ghetto
Yes, you won't ever want to leave
In the Ghetto
Yes, you can buy your girl some weave
In the Ghetto
In colors that you won't believe
In the Ghetto, in the Ghetto
Her hair will look like Christmas Eve!
In the Ghetto
Come on, stand up and rep yo' hood
In the Ghetto
Show disrespect? I wish you would
In the Ghetto
So come on down, the living's good
In the Ghetto (in the Ghetto!), in the Ghetto (in the Ghetto!)

G-H-E! T-T-O!
Life is good in the big ghe-tto!

If you like the soul food
Puts you in a good mood
Let's go to the corner store
They have got fried chicken
Bar-B-Que and chit-lins
Tell me, who could ask for more?
Maybe you are too proud
Scared of living out loud
Don't you worry 'bout a thing
For I'm sure that you can
Find yourself a weed-man
Smoke a joint, and you will sing

In the Ghetto
Yes, you can drive a Cadillac
In the Ghetto
But just be sure to watch your back
In the Ghetto
The cops won't cut you any slack
In the Ghetto, in the ghetto
If they catch you selling crack!
In the Ghetto
You might grow up to be a star
In the Ghetto
The cops says stay right where you are
In the Ghetto
"no sir! This ain't a stolen car!"
In the Ghetto, in the Ghetto, in the Ghetto (in the Ghetto)

G-H-E! T-T-O!
Life is good in the big ghe-tto!

It is?

G-H-E! T-T-O!
Life is good in the big ghe-tto!

But, but, but, I'm afraid of the projects.
Hey, hey look
Man, I get scared watchin' "Pimp My Ride' on MTV!

Life is good in the big ghe-tto!

Oh my goodness.
What am I gonna with my baby-mama?

Life is good in the big ghe-tto!

In the Ghetto
Yes, we will hide your dirty deeds
In the Ghetto
So, come on down! Yes, please proceed!
In the Ghetto
Yes we got everything you need
In the Ghetto, in the Ghetto
Come on down and smoke some weed!
In the Ghetto
You can go join a dancing show
In the Ghetto
Or be a pimp and find a ho
In the Ghetto
Or even wind up on Death Row!
In the Ghetto! (In the ghetto!) In the ghetto! (In the ghetto!)

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Pacing: 4.9
How Funny: 4.3
Overall Rating: 4.3

Total Votes: 7

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Dumb Ass Kid - April 02, 2005 - Report this comment
I have never laughed at a parody so much since I first heard Wierd Al's 'Smells Like Nirvana'! - This is so random!!! 555
Michael Pacholek - April 02, 2005 - Report this comment
I hope you got Ghetto John's permission before you wrote this. He might like it, or he might take that kettle of gold he won from the Devil and...
Peter Andersson a.k.a K1chyd - April 03, 2005 - Report this comment
Here's another idea; Living la ghetto loca or Living la vida ghetto.
Matt-Dawg - April 03, 2005 - Report this comment
I phizzo on your songizzo home dawg That was thumpin' pimp ass homie!!!

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