Project LD 50

by Mat Lee

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The fourth album, 19 tracks of raw hip hop dopeness.

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released January 4, 2016

Album Produced, mixed, and mastered by Marc Lee aka 12hythm
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Album art created by Ben Wilson aka Spacebass
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Album lyrics and recording by Mat Lee
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Beats produced by

Marc Lee
Tracks 1-4, 7-15, 19
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Mokbeatz
Tracks 5, 6, 18
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Professor Progressor
Track 17
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Marten Cardona
Track 16
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Interludes and dope scratching by Marc Lee

Special thanks to the five early pre order supporters, you are all good people. Eric, MDS, Michele, Mikey, and Shane.

Even more special thanks to my girlfriend for putting up with all my lab time, and for making me eat and poop and sex and stuff. Even though you're a ginger, I still think you're pretty great.

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Mat Lee Tokeland, Washington

My name is Mat Lee. I'm a Washington Weed Refugee dab lab rat. I make talk, write letters, and rap music.

When I'm not in the lab producing the best cannabis extracts around, I'm in the lab making beautiful music together. Thank you for supporting independent DIY artists who keep the dream alive by making music in our spare time.
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Track Name: 02 - Get Brains
One blink and I’m soaring wings spread in the morning
the rest of y'all snoring, no life left and boring
I like that I’m moving I gotta keep moving
I’ll never stop moving like planets I’m cruising

cuz once you stop moving it’s hard to start moving
and then just like that you forgot what you’re doing
forgot how to groove dropped all the clues
forgot how your life was never not the blues

forgot how damn good it felt to be abused
at least someone kept you around for amusement
he never did figure out quite how to use it
facepalm trigger happy silly confused kids

No, oh no

this episodic memory ain't what it used to be
that’s the main reason people try fooling me
so go commit treason and set all the schools free
that’s the breaks when everyone’s ruling cheap

push button doc’s pushing pill poppers
I got this arthritis from popping and locking
I mean dropping an oxy and bonking my noggin
it’s hard to hit a vein when your skin won’t stop crawling

he’s hot then cold this ain’t rock and roll
this ain't even human alright who brought the troll
that’s a weird move when nothing else matters
and metallica broke up so you can’t even tattle

slept and slept until he got slept on
you know that’s no career for a scoundrel
he crept and crept until he got crept on
at the end of the story that’s how they found you

No, oh no

so tell me which side of the fence do you play on
trying to climb above it to keep this whole game strong
how do you do it? like nate dogg said yo
I’m just trying to smoke weed all day long

how else can one be expected to tolerate
with psyops distracting us from problem traits
on the outside it all looks great
till the cracks crack and that drops the gate

We’ll sit here and wait for all that you’ve built
to topple down around you then we’ll build on the silt
we’ll fix all the silly little things greed has broken
it’s almost that time when the beast has awoken

Get brains
Track Name: 03 - Throw Kids
One look in this direction and I got your attention
with a little misdirection to plant my suggestion
I’ve gotten better in my later years no stutter or mention
of half hearted holy truths to break the connection

so I draw you in closer then I rub up against you
I’m like a cat who stalks pray so sharp they call him the Ginsu
I got your wallet got your watch before you even knew what hit you
pawn shop and amazon gift cards to sift through

I’m focused in the center to pray on these sinners
who eat sleep and fuck their way through this day long dinner
it’s a buffet of creeps who like to shit where they eat
so we do the world a favor and we clean up the streets

people are unreasonable or so I’ve been told
90 percent of them are just a bunch of assholes
living next door to the ten percent who put up with
every little rage demon that’s ever thrown up kids

throw your kids in the air
just make sure you remember to catch them when they fall
and oh yes, they will fall

So we plot plan and pick our way through the decay
and we tell ourselves life is truly better this way
we know it’s not, well HEY we’ve almost legalized pot
that’s one small step for man one giant leap for the crop

that’s just one little problem out of a whole galaxy
of even bigger problems trying make life sad to see
remember kids this shits harder than it looks
that’s what she said then she buried her nose back in the books

learn harder be bigger
move faster act stronger
stay up later so you can party longer
belong to a group of well oiled citizens
who help lay the framework for catching just a little zen

people can’t see the soul or so I’ve been told
90 percent of them are just a bunch of fat trolls
living next door to the ten percent who put up with
every little rage demon that’s ever thrown up kids

Throw your motherfucking kids in the air
how else are they going to learn to fly?

Just think about it...
Track Name: 05 - Godzilla Highness
Here’s a little story about finding that groove
it's like every little part of me just waiting to move
its nice every time I write my brains getting all like you guys I’m siked!
it’s really nice to be here tonight

put a finger to this lighter I might load you up a bite
get to warming up a dab rig all decently like
fuck a torch healthstone heat gun temperature is my
choice for warming up the shit all evenly like

my dab etiquette it’s all stuff stoners like i might
get a little pinch of the chrysalis to show you the light
and I’m like ninety five percent nice
it’s that other 5% you gotta watch, when I’m that other guy

it’s no wonder I tickle the riddles
when I’m spitting syllables to all these kittens in kibble
i mean kibbles and bits I’m getting syllables mixed
i mean my cylinders 6 I’m hit and miss when my cylindrical sticks

mythical creature the royal highness
like Godzilla and Mothra never changed the climate
goodness gracious the view is violent
don’t refuse the nature choose to sign for it

my day job got me scientifically picky
cuz if dishes get sticky my boss gets bitchy
and picks me to clean the number two out the first run
a finer smell than that? There ain't a worse one

we taking all the bullshit and turn it to gold
you could say we got the midas touch when vapes are going
I’m Mat Lee I got the hits to make the frequency known
and Mokbeatz drops heat just to freak what you knowing

so give us some room let my thinking evolve
I’m dropping mushroom clouds on all these freaky indoles
shit’s that easy when you see what's involved
you got a problem with the process let’s see what you know

No stress so clean extracting cannabinoids
out the plants giving peeps exactly what they need
to keep the endocannabinoid system primed
operating properly at the optimal temp we like

mythical creature the royal highness
like Godzilla and Mothra never changed the climate
goodness gracious the view is violent
don’t refuse the nature choose to sign for it

in these modern times all these laws seem
all old and outdated to make criminal out of me
but cross the state line and you can bring weed
right back out of the closet you learned to plant seeds in

tis the season illegal search and seizures
for no reason they taking all your tinctures
cutting down the plants and stealing all your cash
all because they say you got no business making hash

it’s a well oiled machine we gotta grind to a halt
and stop making criminals out of people who are not
all for a little pot you gotta be kidding me
there’s murderous animals who are still out living free

so why pick on me? Sure it’s too easy
we’re nowhere near as violent as the drug free sheep be
ain’t no wool long enough to cover our eyes
so wake up every single one and show them your lies because

mythical creature the royal highness
like Godzilla and Mothra never changed the climate
goodness gracious the view is violent
don’t refuse the nature choose to sign for it
Track Name: 06 - Wake Up
Dropping shit loud gonna give you what you want
Mat lee dressed up like ODB smoking fat blunts
getting a too old for all this rap stuff
but fuck it the rhymes in my veins like an addict's lunch

and lately I been at it much
all day every day like a broken leg and a crutch
twist up the spliff tight when you hand mat a bud
checkmate chess game alright so add it up

35 years deep with uniqueness
internalized board patterns and move sequences
that means this, shits just an everyday thing
when you’ve seen half the shit we’ve been dealing with

stress free boiling flask don’t test me
boiling over fast so extract the recipe
like a blowjob at a beach
shit could blow a seal at any moment so let's stay hassle free

wake up no more sleeping
you were just having a bad dream
alright go back to sleep then
you were just having a bad day

hands up if you were taught face down at school
hundreds of dollars in books to wipe up your drool
still pumping out factory workers
but for years the factory has been out of service

so tell me why the fuck it’s still happening
sad state of states when greed takes over apathy
happily rowing boats down the american dream
of water falls man overboard we didn’t mean it

we should have seen it coming
i mean we did but this couch is so comfy
Facebook lovely snuggling with this IV in
like a doped up pinata waiting for the junkie

the herd line up to take turns punching
nose scrunching at the smell like pigs getting ushered away
led to the kill
but can’t get away it's bacon pushing Sisyphus up a hill

wake up no more sleeping
you were just having a bad dream
alright go back to sleep then
you were just having a bad day
Track Name: 07 - Sad Fossils
Listen to miggity mat with this riggedy rap
I’m taking it back to the back of the rack
where i sit and I hack with plans for attack
to have the whole map locked up in a trap

computers maneuver my drones in position
I make the decision to finish the mission
i’m hitting these bitches while spitting precision
the venom is dripping right into my vision

so sit here and listen
while this kid kicks the
sickest linguistics this side of the Mississippi
no need to get lippy we reppin’ our city

no lies wisdom defies what's written
so look to the sky and invite in the infinite
want it, see it, better yet demand it
need it breathe then believe when you grasp it

wisdom that fits like a glove
so look here and listen and then fall in love
with this jack in the box an actionable cause
so jerk on the crank and add some applause

Mat’s in the walls listening, crawling
interior stalling
these dabs must be the hottest brand going
so rig up the erl and poker, I’m all in

I be little the wood that’s whittled no good
believe we stood with our heads in our hoods
and hands in our pockets about to blast rockets
to find a new planet inhabit it good

we’re suffering from a human condition
we got so much shit but we always keep bitching
genetics are itching no stress is the mission
to take it all in and fit the position

all work no play with a little commission
I’m body sitting this naughty kitten it's oddly fitting
so calmly gifted we ought to be lifted so fuck what you heard
like a mommy mistress always pissed!

she said one day I’m gonna be rich
I’m solar ripped bipolar shit
get sonar tricked with a crowbar fit

listen to this stoner shit
and put your hands up if you sober kids
I’m owning it so high we’re over it
blowing hits breath deep and hold that shit

these laws they onerous all old and shit
evolve with us or go extinct just like the dinosaurs did

these desolate spots block after block
the meeting is swapped defeated and lost
I mean it the boss is feeling the loss and wants
to jump out the window and leave us the crops

but we know better
the ones who think they are so clever
and try to be leader, no never
ever concede your power just know that we are the stone bearers

the go getters the pro spitters the most illest
master general of the post business
had to be the most witnessing
piece of this whole bastard scene
fossilized just like the Plasticine
Mat Lee breath deep then map genes
Track Name: 09 - Keep the Peace
I teleport aboard the source of a strange distortion
Inserted a Trojan horse with insane proportions
Then cycle through the names it stored in
One for each of the four horsemen, carefully sorted

fingers mimic quantum dancing across the keyboard
mind thinking about the time we tried to cross the sea shore
mind full of task at hand with a note never to let me be bored
tapped into the matrix now we soar

And take flight with such little primitive monkey minds
and keep both hands tucked to the side on this mind fucking ride
and if there’s one thing you should remember now
when we make it to the top please don’t look down

When I look up at the sky what do i see
a billion little eyes looking back at me
Society evolves for every problem we solve
It comes down to resolve. So keep the Peace yall

Back in the day they first came to earth to save us
learned we were just a bunch of jerks then gave us
two options either erase or enslave us
either way it’s not another day at the races

blame it on the humans for being racist
rape murder drug abuse and high speed car chases
We live shameless the blind leading the aimless
like we evolved pricks so we could fuck things in the... ANUS!

Soaps and reality TV that's made up
all in the hopes of being more rich and famous
we better wake up and switch this game up and sacrifice
to the gods of fake ass shit and make up

take a deep look at what dries our time
We gotta do better than the previous few tries
The devious sheep who lies in the tide that tries
To live inside the moment when day meets night

When I look up at the sky what do i see
a billion little eyes looking back at me
Society evolves for every problem we solve
It comes down to resolve so keep the Peace yall

Life gets significant enough and rough
It toughens us up while we wonder what’s next for us
Latch on and follow something more eternal than ourselves
When stripped down to the framework there’s nothing but our cells

and energy c = the light
Expenditure that allows me to wave my appendages
In one breath and in the next exhale
The particles that make up indestructible self

When technology drives human evolution
There's nothing wrong with a little science in schools
Harness C to calm the sea or palms will read
About the end to all the human sorrow we've seen

When I look up at the sky what do i see
a billion little eyes looking back at me
Society evolves for every problem we solve
It comes down to resolve so keep the Peace yall
Track Name: 10 - Verbal seMATics
People always say there’s more than one way to create flow
jump off a cliff or swim with the Mako
sharks always take advantage of the first buck they take so
I’m giving rap away for free to make a change yo

Dropping ultimatums like tossing these old tomatoes
at a hot and cold angry late show take home wait though
you have no idea the shit you're messing with fate bro
red eyed monster, when I’m testing concentrate dose

then it's bombs away for, silly little fake shows
wanna dare me to sit and contemplate those
systems that try to light the way towards a more
enlightened way to live a life we never have to pay for

quantum tunneling underground where I hide my assets
I get trapped inside full metal flak jackets
scanning red laser that’s you it’s tracking
everybody tries to get a ride on this dragon

cancerous votes getting cast and shit nope
cast away later alligator swimming in this moat
skipping stoned tripping slow the misty breeze gets me going
windy blown my drifting home across the iffy globe

Storm front moving in across my weathered face
stashed in a box labeled Pandora's magic taste
addicts brace for a little hint of Mat’s tragic state
deep breaths don’t panic wait

now's the time to panic god dammit i mean it we really had it
no more captured than the water inside the Atlantic
i mean we’re manic hands down the captain has vanished
no trace of a familiar face or any more romantics
Track Name: 12 - Brains Tripping
Rocking to some of this raw hip hop shit
here to bust some sick rhymes for all the godless
Heathens heart beatings against the hard streets its
Hard to eat with all these dark meetings in secret

I came here to leave with the best of the best
Only blazing that top shelf weed shit
Hands up if your rap game's on point
You can call me gout the way I’m busting all these sick joints

Head to head smoke sesh you can't defeat us
Put the weed on the table and let's see what's
Up dope beats give me the writers rush
And all our dabs are gold because we got the Midas touch

Best bundle up because winter is coming up
the great outdoors like makeup it's time to cover up
So wake up it's time the thunder struck
And save up some time because we're running out of luck

My brain keeps tripping over and over
its sober a loner no closure to roads here

I’m like thunder stomping across the dead tundra
keep it 100 nah, I keep it hot like the sun’s mother
burning Summers, I Donna suit made of rubbers
takes too long to walk, that’s why we hover

time flies when we have to say good bye
when worn out welcomes you back with a tear in her eye
with fear in her heart, when demons rip apart your whole
entire self and paint the walls with your bloody parts

it’s easy to get trapped inside of black holes
that’s the whole point every time your eyes close
every time the mind froze
it’s hard not to let go when you're stuck in rewind mode

it’s hard to be kind so
warnings don’t usually bite you in the behind so
climb on out from the mire to the spire
we got mad love for all of earth’s pretty liars
Track Name: 13 - Brain Bugs
Everybody get down shits about to fall out
for the bloody faces in the crowd about to all howl
venom dripping from their fangs it’s high brow
hatred running through their veins it’s all mine now

it’ll be alright now just let the lights drown
out the pain when my brain has something to write down
trapped in a model ship and I’m Hal Nine Thou
a monolithic sun going blind from the bright sound

you don’t need to look far to find the right cow
head shot from nowhere now it’s time to lie down
in the field of dreams where greed has to earn a house
with a wife and a white picket fence about to burn it down

so break out the guns and gimme information
when one kills the other who’s left to run the day shift
running simulations to simulate your patience
for day trading scams when the boss is running late its

brain bugs
I got these brain bugs

got you pinned down now with suppressive fire
no tail you can spin is gonna impress these liars
heads on stakes like the lord of the flies
plays a checkmate while all these piggies get inspired

so cook up the bacon and smoke out the living room
I came here to bust dope rhymes and maybe take some shrooms
so much hot air trying to raise balloons
i’d rather raise the stakes because the dead will be here soon

prune the doom with semi automatics
for any other human being dumb who wants tragedy
and when that call of duty rings your bell
better pick up the phone and start walking through hell

so break out the guns and gimme information
when one kills the other who’s left to run the day shift
running simulations to simulate your patience
for day trading scams when the boss is running late its
brain bugs

no one left to scam because we all dry now
spam box full with a list of my dying pals
who all swallowed pride and tried to ride the rails
and left the world hollow that’s how the writer fails

so eBay these babies and replay the aids scheme
for a million starving dogs all blowing up their savings
we’re like a lost cause junkies always craving
eating zombie brains like that’s why we’ve been waiting

we’re the ones who always break their play things
spitting hot oven fire trying to explain things
sure enough when the quantum state is broken
and we’re the ones smart enough not to get roped in

so break out the guns and gimme information
when one kills the other who’s left to run the day shift
running simulations to simulate your patience
for day trading scams when the boss is running late its
brain bugs

I got these brain bugs!
Track Name: 14 - Invasive Species
plasma cannons charged, full body armor
landing on a planet with zero running water
full take over before the terraform
if there’s one thing we know it’s how to make a planet warm

don’t talk to me about invasive species
needy little parasites trying to read tea leaves
most remain but I can’t sit still Mat is
about to tear open this planet's hidden canvas

horizon scan that’s a fine place to stand
hired hand combined with enlightened plan
got three rovers locked and loaded
then right before our very eyes something bright exploded

and that is the mission at hand these cats is
about to land and tear up that martian sand
martians can do whatever damn martians can
stand up, push over, and then we’ll take that land

now we’re scattered and battered thoughts fucked up
no sign of anything other than destruction
got this ringing in my ears head hit concussion
can’t sleep anyway I’m still out hunting

no rest for the wicked, we’re not wicked though
we came here to kick it and eat your misses out of this new home
with loud drones that blast loads
full of freedom and joy and radioactive isotopes

all so the people won't cry no more
like passover and blood has lined the doors
waiting for rescue down on my final fours
my rockets dead yo can I take a ride on yours?

Ransom and it’s large, full body karma
banished to a planet full of weed farmers
heaven? if it exists this must be
but that means I’m dead unless my brain is getting rusty

plus we came such a long way
turning back now means we went the wrong way
learning that now means we have a hard trade to make
lucky how shit works out at the end of the day

trust me it ain’t that hard to fathom
ghosts haunting land like a bunch of broke phantoms
put hands up and hand the man that bag full of his demands
two steps gun drawn about to stand up
Track Name: 16 - It Feels Like
it feels like some feel good shit I got the sun on my face
not really it’s always raining here but that’s ok
I’m usually smiling while I’m biding my time
finding something fun to do on this planet before I die

don’t strain your eyes if your looking too hard
flexing everywhere you go like some juiced up barnyard
animal copycat Hannibal in sandals looking for the next sex scandal

so I stay rambling on down the road
it feels like I got somewhere to go and that shit’s getting pretty old
I wanna sell all of my worldly possessions
and book a one way ticket through this earthy procession

so keep your headlights on high beam focused
and please pass the weed but I’ll pass on the coke
it feels like a dream wrapped inside of a nightmare
that’s OK no one said these demons had to fight fair

So I’m pulling out my magical sword
and swinging on every single radical horde
that feels like an enemy coming through just to battle my home
all I need is some fresh air to rattle my poems

so i stay rambling on down the road
it feels like I got somewhere to go and that shit’s getting pretty old
I wanna sell all my worldly possessions
and book a one way ticket through this earthy procession
Track Name: 17 - Afterburner
I’m possibly locking these little bits of awesome things
in a box for later for now I gotta cross some genes
stomping through the scene my heart beats to this hard concrete
make it so we don't sleep like a zombie

honorary ornery on your scary side
taking pictures of your calm face and what it barely hides
stare inside my blaring eyes when your invited in
one look at our nakedness flushed like some niacin

rub the magic bottle and watch me play the gin and juice
for all the trophy nut cases trying to get a boost
and me? I’m good at tying thick noose
it keeps me grounded in my bedroom like a recluse

so get used to all this sick news and admit truth
while the rest of the town throws sticks and stones at you
there’s always good reason the crowd wants to eat shrooms
you just happened to be in the way when they switched moods

now it's day two I’m day tripping last night I ate shrooms
eight grams down the hatch damn I only saved two
ego death I know how the shit can break you
apart then recreate your mind like a work of art

I let them decorate mine with a piece of chalk
like some sidewalk art of the days we used to talk
waxing philosophical about what the world is
and what it’s not until we drown in our absurdness

hands up to lift the burdens
high above the pricks on all these little urchins
sometimes the shit stings when you’re on point
like the skin around the vein of your favorite moms toy

So go enjoy killing or be another killjoy
all these fake wooden clowns trying to be a real boy
juggling juggalos by the dirty dozen
they weren’t hard to find they’re the ones kissing cousins

and I ain't even fucking around no more with dumb shit
no fussing no fixing I’m mixing chaos with destruction
so lay off the wondering and make a decision
and I’ll see you back at base when you’re finished with your mission
Track Name: 18 - Beating Hurts
cracking locks like a Loch Ness monster drop ship
about to rob this fake carcass with bombs lit
on some of that parsnip laced
arsenic baked mob mentality dark art tip

Bomberman black ops shit
code name n64 game cartridge
the first one to go down golden gun
throw rounds then I pause for bong rips

trust me, it don’t happen that often
trying not to get stuck coughing in a coffin
or trapped in a fat suit boss hoggin
the anus of jokes swamp swapping

so whip out your charge cards and start dropping
fake cash on fishy shit like a smart dolphin
caught up in fishnets and blow holes odd problems
tuna new leaf and start solving

I don’t think you think we think you
keep the whole world in sync how you
keep beating heads against streets
you sense that all your sheep are leaving

Silly humans it’s all do or die
so please try and figure out what your clue is like
or get the fuck right back in line
and forget you ever knew how you grew a spine
and pray to the great god of suicide

that’s all that’s left, just you and I
so leave special pleading at the door before you try to ruin mine
bore someone else to death with that stupid mind
recycling media made just to waste your time

i don’t know what to do it’s like
all the suffering in the world is just for you this time
in hopes that all y'all may use it wise
and if not well at least I know I truly tried

who’s been down from day one to rudely ride
down the road dirty as fuck with this moody mime
let’s wax a moonshine and let the drooling find
their own slice of time and space to try

reset the simulation, but for real this time
wait what is real this time?

I forget which time is this time?
wait a minute, which line is this rhyme?
state the difference between this time
and the time you miss, fine

I won't describe the drive
or why inside we thrive unless
humans confess and pick up their mess
and then wreck and fly

I don’t think you think we think you
keep the whole world in sync how you
keep beating heads against streets
you sense that all your sheep are leaving