Stormzy: Crown (US TV Debut)

Stormzy: Crown (US TV Debut)


-Making his U.S.
television debut, performing “Crown” from his
new album, “Heavy is the Head,” give it up for Stormzy! [ Cheers and applause ] ♪♪ -♪ Searching every corner
of my mind ♪ ♪♪ ♪ Looking for the answers
I can’t find ♪ ♪♪ ♪ I have my reasons ♪ ♪ And life has its lessons ♪ ♪ I try to be grateful ♪ ♪ Count all my blessings ♪ ♪ But heavy is the head
that wears the crown ♪ ♪♪ ♪ Amen in Jesus’ name,
yes, I declare it ♪ ♪ Any little seed I receive
I have to share it ♪ ♪ Brothers wanna break me down,
I can’t bear it ♪ ♪ But heavy is the head with
the crown, I still wear it ♪ ♪ You can’t hold me down,
I still cope ♪ ♪ Rain falling down at the
BRITs, I’m still soaked ♪ ♪ Try put a hole in our ship,
we’ll build boats ♪ ♪ Two birds with one stone,
I killed both ♪ ♪ Pray I never lose, I pray
I’ll never hit the shelf ♪ ♪ Promise if I do that you’ll
be checking on my health ♪ ♪ If it’s for my people,
I’ll do anything to help ♪ ♪ If I do it out of love,
it’s not to benefit myself ♪ ♪ Gotta stay around
and make a comeback, too ♪ ♪ Know my only mother
wants her son back, too ♪ ♪ They’re saying I’m the voice
of the young black youth ♪ ♪ And then I say, yeah, cool,
and then I bun my zoot ♪ ♪ And now I’m ♪ -♪ Searching every corner
of my mind ♪ -♪ Search every corner,
look for the answers ♪ ♪ Looking for the answers
I can’t find ♪ -♪ No, I can’t find them,
no silver lining ♪ -♪ I have my reasons,
and life has its lessons ♪ ♪ I try to be grateful
and count all my blessings ♪ -♪ But heavy is the head
that wears the crown ♪ ♪♪ -♪ Amen in Jesus’ name,
oh, yes, I claim it ♪ ♪ Any little bread that I make,
I have to break it ♪ ♪ Brothers wanna break me down,
I can’t take it ♪ ♪ I done a scholarship for the
kids, they said it’s racist ♪ ♪ That’s not anti-white,
it’s pro-black ♪ ♪ Hang me out to dry,
I won’t crack ♪ ♪ All these fancy ties
and gold plaques ♪ ♪ Never had no silver spoons
in our mouths ♪ ♪ Don’t comment on my culture,
you ain’t qualified ♪ ♪ Stab us in the back
and then apologize ♪ ♪ If you knew my story,
you’d be horrified ♪ ♪ The irony of trappin’
on a Boris bike ♪ ♪ Gotta stay alive
and save my brother, as well ♪ ♪ Look at all these legends
on the cover of “Elle” ♪ ♪ Long time coming,
but we come to prevail ♪ ♪ I guess a little bit of heaven
has to come with the hell ♪ ♪ You know ♪ -♪ Searching every corner
of my mind ♪ -♪ Search every corner,
look for the answers ♪ ♪ Looking for the answers
I can’t find ♪ -♪ No, I can’t find them,
no silver lining ♪ -♪ I have my reasons,
and life has its lessons ♪ ♪ I try to be grateful,
count all my blessings ♪ -♪ But heavy is the head
that wears the crown ♪ ♪♪ ♪ Ooh-ooh-ooh-ooh ♪ ♪ Ooh-ooh-ooh ♪ ♪ But heavy is the head
that wears the crown ♪ ♪♪ [ Cheers and applause ] -Ohh! Fantastic! That was great. You have a great singing voice,
too. It was amazing. -Thank you.
-Stormzy!

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