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Destroy & Rebuild

by Kemet Coleman

Journey Into Sound (free) 04:16
The Omega 04:12
Freeze 05:07
Soar 03:46
Carryin' the weight of the world/ Can I see the gates made of pearl/ Heaven it awaits man I'm sick of the agony but I/ keep the faith/ but I gotta keep a face with a grin/ Never be embracin' the sin/ I don't wanna be here no more so I'm finna die! and just break/ all my skin/ slice horizontal and not gunna think/ twice til' i'm hollow and I'll be down with the mice/ At the bottom while I'm rot-tin' dry/ momma don't you cry/ But I cant die without the mission finished/ I have to replinish what fema just didn't so/ Pop it, never gone stop until I'm rockin'/ They will not drop until I'm knockin'/ the one on top, so far i'm not him but I got him watchin' kem/ Pray, for me - every single day/ I bleed - so they cannot say That I did I not roar/ -- Life is beautiful/ but I just don't know/ if I'm suitable/ I just want to go/ high and see earth no more/ -- Man I promise that i'm gunna blow/ no more sentimental for my soul/ somebody tell my family that I was a nobody and so I'm on the road/ gone where the streets are made of gold/ always got peace and never cold/ I just want the beaches made of the crystal hit my feet and then it/ jubilate the flow/ depressed but - don't nobody know/ repressed yes I guess Imma gunna fold/ flesh on me you can see my bones/ I cannot take it there is no more phantom so/ I quit, stop this I don't want the/ rawkus, non-sense they be in my/ pocket makin' me a grench, so no I never ever have a single wish/ nothin is makin' me happy and it's tragic cuz I/ had motivation wit rappin/ I had the industry packin' and bendin' over/ papa stackin' but it never happened it's a dream/ I don't want admit that I'm a fiend/ so I had to get the triple beam/ put it in my arm in the release/ man I'm talkin' lyrics and beats/ I got too, get on my feet/ I'm not you, I'm just me so I/ -- I just wanna soar like an eagle/ holla at me lord cuz I need you/ don't nobody wanna see me so put me out of my misery can I just below/ cuz I've been avoidin' the steeple/ I just been annoyin' the people/ kemet was a preacher boy but then he all of a sudden he motivated the evil/ I'm the only one of my kind, and I be feelin'/ the only one on my mind/ never reveal the pysochological bind/ can you feel the etymological rhyme give me time/ I just wanna soar lion without his roar/ fly to get off this floor/ take me away take me away/ So high, I don't really care if I die/ nobody cares and gone cry/ the answer is suicide/
Step Child 04:16
They don't see me as one of them but I keep thinkin' they're my friends should I keep peace and just give in or transform into what I am I been so god dang patient, patient for you to turn/ and stop the constant hatin', because you know that it burns/ me, I'm a humble poet, some say I do not earn/ the ranks among the coldest, that I just will not earn/ they don't wanna see me elevate the game/ I'm finna beat anybody who's spittin' on my name/ I don't wanna be negative but I'm going insane/ pergatory in the middle top of the flame/ I know I need help cuz I tortured myself/ the omega within' me said hit below belts/ put an ice cube on me I'm prolly gone melt/ another phoney then I'm prolly gone shout/ minimal enemies wanna get up in the center of/ thePhantom* but I kill 'em with the element to die/ lyrical venim I spit the infinite vinegar man/ I sit 'em in a minute so they never gone fly/ how could I cry? they treat me like I'm the/ step child, but soon they will bow/ the first shall be last and the last will first/ that is thephantom philosophy now/ hit 'em wit blow, they don't wanna go/ toe to toe wit' thePhantom* and they know it/ one of the coldest, choppa's outta kc/ independent spitta comin' outta the show-me/ where is the brotherhood like back in the day/ with mlk, malcolm and garvey/ but I'm comin' with the force of the US Army/ when I'm comin' you better be armed, G// - Step Child, what is wrong with being different I'm not yo Step child, so don't be callin' that, I be representin'/ Step child, born in raised in Kansas City why am I the/ Step child, they call me, step child but I'm not a/ (Repeat) skip payin' dues you must think that I am a fool i done paid a million who is it goin' to, I aint one to be hatin' you but I'm killin' yo crew/ don't nobody flow wit' an open mind/ but I promise that i'm gunna blow when it's time/ and my emotion is takin' over this rhyme/ cuz this feelin' be hurtin' thePhantom* every single time/ ahh, exhale, I'm never gone fail/ I gotta be on top of the game or they will/ never stoppin' when they rockin' the mic, but it's a mockery/ so get at me I'm finna be sittin' divine with divinity/ stop, let me put it in thirds/ why do you want to kick me to the curb/ I never get love that I think I deserve/ even the wack atleast get a word/ before me, is it cause I'm a threat/ you don't wanna show me love cuz you know that I'm the best/ all while i'm takin' this punch to the chest/ guaranteed I will never be on so so def/ when I'm so so def, definitely head of my time/ don't step, ever to me bringin' the rhyme/ broseph, heaven ull be better than life/ hotep, but I'm gone stress/
One Mornin' 02:46
God's Music 04:19
City Lights ft. Reach (free) 03:59
Zion 02:04


This album's premise was based around the idea of demolition -- making way for new growth by destroying waste. In life we all try to force our way through many things. Sometimes it takes a step back to move forward.

This is thePhantom*'s creative interpretation of the process of destroying and Rebuilding.

100% of album sales go towards advancing an independent artist. 0% of sales go to a monopolizing, life-sucking, creativity repressing major label.



released December 22, 2009

(c) Ripple Effect Records


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Kemet Coleman Kansas City

One of Kansas City's most heralded musicians, Kemet the Phantom straddles the line between retro soul and futuristic spirit. As a rapper singer and producer of both Rap and Dance music, Kemet the Phantom marries the two aesthetics with great poise.

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