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Snak The Ripper – Eight Hours A Day [Video]

Vancouver, BC – It’s been a long time coming for Snak The Ripper and he’s finally gaining the attention he deserves from the rap world. Make no mistake though, the man is and has been on his grind. His first video drop from Just Giver – scheduled to release April 20 – “Eight Hours A Day” expresses that grind. From day job to night time hustle, he’s getting his hands dirty and making moves that are finally starting to pay off. Check the Stuey Kubrick video below and pre-order Just Giver – holding the number one spot on iTunes here.

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Lyrics

via Snak The Ripper

Verse 1
I got my Boots on crack of dawn, pack the bong, im out the door,
my day is long, still sore, from the fuckin day before,
eight to four, maybe more, do twice the work they pay me for,
bills due, crazy poor, never been this way before
Do my best day to day, pray the stress will fade away,
so unfair, no one cares, this is life or so they say,
It’s hard to understand, i work my knuckles to the bone,
gotta get my rent paid or ill be stuck without a home,
So I’m out here in the cold rain, no pain no gain,
money on my mind, the only thought inside my whole brain,
No more being nice cause thats the guy that finish last,
tryin to get ahead fast, before I’m dead under the grass,
Check to check, how I live, drinking on an empty gut,
empty tank in my whip, empty bank but you know what?,
I just keep on goin, keep on pushing through the dirt,
feels like I don’t got a life cause all I do is work.

Verse 2
I got the music on, crack of dawn, stackin songs, I’m in my zone,
tryin to take it up a notch, watch me make it on my own,
it’s in my blood, its in my bones, this is what I’m meant to do,
sharing my demented views, prayers to god, I sent a few,
A better man I’m tryin to be, ain’t no labels signin me,
my family relying on me, I’m hoping one day finally,
I’ll find my place, no time to waste, my grinding face is always on ,
I’m tryin to chase a dream and get a taste before I’m dead and gone,
Out here in the thick of it, to ease the stress im stricken with,
nobody makin money off my name no more, I’m sick of it,
every day, same routine, gotta play it for my team,
half man half machine, slayin fuckin everything,
On the road, away from home, excellin in my element,
sellin em hella knowledge, survival of the intelligent,
I just keep on goin, keep on pushing through the dirt,
better find something you like to do if all u do is work man.


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Kassandra has her hands in several cookie jars. Born in Ontario but raised on the West coast, she is currently located in the wonderfully diverse East side of Vancouver. With a passion for all things creative KassKills is a hair stylist by day and HipHopCanada's West Coast Regional Editor by night. Music and public relations are her true passions and although she didn't inherit the talent of her musician father she makes her mark on the industry through other avenues. By night you can catch KassKills at almost every Vancity hip-hop show, shaking hands and snapping photos while covering and supporting the local music scene. On top of that she works closely with one of the cities most reputable concert promotors, Timbre Concerts. Kass is a hustler by nature and works hard to play a key role Vancity's hip-hop scene. Over the years she has seen, photographed and interviewed many of hip-hop's top artists such as T.I, Raekwon, Sheek Louch, Noreaga, Black Milk, Waka Flocka, Ab-Soul & Dizaster.

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