Eminem – Kings Never Die Chords

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Em    022000
C     x32010
D     x32010
A     x02220

[Chorus]
Em
 Here to stay
C
Even when I'm gone
D
When I close my eyes
            A
Through the passage of time
Em          C      D      A
Kings never die

[Verse I]
Em
I can hear the drummer drumming
                                  C
And the trumpets, someone's tryna summon someone, I know something's coming
                               D
But I'm running from it to be standing at the summit
 
And plummet, how come it wasn't what I thought it was
        A
Was it, too good to be true?

Have nothing, get it all but too much of it
     Em
Then lose it again, did I swallow hallucinogens
                        C
Cause if not, where the hell did it go?

Cause here I sit in Lucifer’s den by the dutch oven
                 D
Just choosing to sin
                                                     A
Even if it means I'm selling my soul, just to be the undisputed again

Do whatever I gotta do just to win
                               Em
Cause I got this motherfucking cloud over my head

Crown around it, thorns on it
C
Cracks in it, bet you morons didn't

Think I'd be back, did ya?
D
How 'bout that I’m somehow now back to the underdog
              A
But no matter how loud that I bark,

this sport is something I never bow-wow'd
Em
I complain about the game, I shout and I pout, it's a love-hate
      C
But I found out that I can move a mountain of doubt
                          D
Even when you bitches are counting me out,

and I appear to be downforthecount
                      A
Only time I ever been out and about is

driving around town with my fucking whereabouts in a doubt
     Em
Cause I been lost tryna think of

what I did to get here but I'm not a quitter
      C
Gotta get up, give it all I got or give up
                                       D
Spit on, shit on, stepped on, but kept going

I'm tryna be headstrong but it feels like I slept on my neck wrong
A
Cause you're moving onto the next, but is the respect gone?

Cause someone told me that
 Em          C       D
(Kings never die)

[Verse II]
A
Don't give me that sob story liar, don't preach to the choir
                            Em
You ain't never even had to reach in the fire to dig deep
                                    C
Nobody ever handed me shit in life, not even a flyer

Wouldn't even take shit into consideration
D
Obliterate anyone in the way

I think I see why a lot of rappers get on these
A
features and try to show out on a track with me
                          Em
But it'd actually have to be a fucking blowout to get me to retire
                            C
Tell these new artists that kings never die

I know shit has changed in this age, fuck a Twitter page
            D
Did it just say I've been upstaged?

Why am I online? It's driving me crazy
           A
I'm riding shotgun tryna get a gauge

Almost hot, but I'm not gonna' conform
        Em
With a stage pass and this shit
And opinions sway, I can hear them say C If I stay passionate maybe I can stay Jay miraculous D Comeback as if I went away But detractors just say so much for the Renegade A Someone's gonna make me blow my composure Em Here I go again, center stage and I feel like I'm in a cage Some want a champion to fall C I still wonder why I laugh at 'em, cause why care when I'm awesome? Fuck what these cynics say D Just goes to show that when my back's against the wall A And I'm under attack again, that I'll act as if I'm posted up Em With this pent up rage, cause all these plaques in my office On the floor stacked against the door C Are they just metaphors for the odds of when you comin' back again? D Cause all the accomplishments, accolades, awards A And trophies just don't mean jack anymore If I'm here today and gone tomorrow And I'm not gonna be [Chorus] Em Here to stay C Even when I'm gone D When I close my eyes A Through the passage of time Em C D A Kings never die [Verse III] Em I want it, I'm coming to get it So you son of a bitches don't duck you’re gonna get Riddick Bowe’d C Critics'll end up in critical, think your shit is dope all you're gonna get is smoked then D And I'm not stopping until I'm top again, all alone and on a throne A Like a token of respect, or a homage poem, or an ode I've been owed Tossed in the air by my own arm, and launched so hard I broke mycollarbone
And when it's my time to go, I'm still not leaving Stop for no one, I don't know but I've been told an obstacle that Blocks your road, knock it over, time to go for that pot of gold, cause [Bridge: Eminem] They say kings never die Just ask Jam Master Jay They just grow wings and they fly So, hands up, reach for the sky Try to hold up and prolong these moments Cause in a blink of an eye They'll be over [Verse 4: Eminem] Tryna secure your legacy like Shakur And ensure that nobody's ever gonna be what you were So before you're leaving this Earth You want people to feel the fury of a pure evil cerebral berserk Deacon of words, syllable genius at work Plus I'm thinking that they're mistaking my kindness for weakness, distill it with meanness I went from powdered milk to Purina To flipping burgers on the grill for some peanuts From Gilbert's to arenas, call me Gilbert Arenas, still appeal tothedreamers I made it to the silverscreen where Rocky's still what the theme is Khalil on the beat cause making the beat ain’t the same feeling to me as killing the beat is So fulfilling to me is what filling a seat is That sound, vomit, thirst and how common underground commons eat Outsider stomach growl, throbbing hunger Out-rhyming everyone, God just give me one shot I swear that I won't let you down I'mma be around forever, entertain even in the ground You ain't never gonna hear me say I ain't