In the Congo, the disc jockey has one hand.
On his left arm, just below his elbow
An eight-year old boy with a rifle helps him
Because the rifle rules that dance floor, The Jackson Five
In the Congo, young girls who speak Swahili, sing
In the Congo, fuck water from stone. Try blood
Hey young world: Mobutu is wearing a leopard,
In America, the disc jockey has no hands.
A sixty-year old man with a toupee and diamond
In America, Funk Master Flex is filled with cotton.
Hey young world: There are machetes in the airwaves,
Because the dollar rules this dance floor, the gunshot