Kid Rock’s got plenty to say, and he manages to pack a lot of it into his new song “Don’t Tell Me How to Live,” which features a guest turn by members of the band Monster Truck.

The track provides a mix of Rock’s rap stylings against some gritty guitar backing, while serving up a mix of braggodocio, namechecking past Kid Rock songs and calling his shots at things troubling his world view. In general, the track harkens back to the sounds that put Rock on the map in the first place in the late ’90s and early 2000s.

What’s up with all the backlash / All you snowflakes / Here’s a news flash,” says Rock at one point, then proceeding to rip rhymes about participation trophies for children, offended millennials and fake news outlets (there’s CNN and NBC logos in the video if you wonder exactly who he’s calling out).

Rock and Monster Truck’s Jon Harvey trade vocals, smoke cigars and generally seem to be having a good time with the song. The video takes a light hearted turn later with Rock blasting out of this world, hanging onto to a giant middle finger statue that is propelling his journey to elsewhere.

Get a closer look at the lyrics and check out the video below. “Don’t Tell Me How to Live” is available at this location.

Kid Rock, “Don’t Tell Me How to Live” Lyrics

FUCK ALL YOU HOES
DETROIT TILL I DIE MOTHERFUCKER
TALKIN ALL THAT BULLSHIT
AIN’T NOBODY GONNA TELL ME HOW TO LIVE

I’M A MOONSHINE SIPPER STRAIGHT SLIPPIN’ IN THE DARKNESS
FAR FROM HEARTLESS I’M MORE LIKE THE SHARPEST
TOOL IN THE SHED NO I’VE NEVER BEEN THE SMARTEST
BUT MAKE NO MISTAKE I HIT THE FUCKING HARDEST

DEVIL WITHOUT A CAUSE YOU HEARD ME SCREAM IT
AND TWENTY YEARS LATER BITCH I STILL FUCKING MEAN IT
BUCKA BUCKA YOU AIN’T NEVER MET A MOTHERFUCKER LIKE THIS
KISS MY ASS THEN YOU CAN SUCK A DICK SIDEWAYS
MY WAY OR THE HIGHWAY LISTEN UP
AIN’T NOTHING CHANGED HERE I STILL DON’T GIVE A FUCK
SO WHAT THE FUCKS UP WITH ALL THE BACKLASH
YOU SNOWFLAKES HERE’S A NEWS FLASH

AIN’T NOBODY GONNA TELL ME HOW TO LIVE

YEARS AGO WE ALL THOUGHT IT WAS A JOKE SEE
THAT EVER KID GOT A MOTHERFUCKIN’ TROPHY
BUT YO HOMIE HERE’S THE SITUATION
A NATION OF PUSSIES IS OUR NEXT GENERATION
AND THESE MINIONS AND THEIR AGENDAS
EVERY OPINION HAS A MILLENNIAL OFFENDED
BUT THIS AMENDMENT ONE IT RINGS TRUE
AND IF YOU DON’T DISSENT BITCH THEN SEE NUMBER TWO

AIN’T NOTHIN NEW RIGHT CHURCH WRONG PEW
GET A CLUE, A CREW, YOUR FAKE NEWS AND VIEWS
CAN ALL GET THE BOTTOM OF MY MOTHERFUCKIN’ SHOE
I’M THE LAST OF A FEW STILL SCREAMIN’ FUCK YOU

AIN’T NOBODY GONNA TELL ME HOW TO LIVE
AIN’T NOBODY GONNA TELL ME HOW TO LIVE
OH I’M GONNA SOAR LIKE AN EAGLE
MY WINGS WILL CARRY ME AWAY
I GOT THE HEART OF A LION
I GET STRONGER EVERYDAY

YOU’LL NEVER TELL ME SHIT
YOU’LL NEVER FLIP MY SCRIPT
BECAUSE I’M MORE OUTRAGEOUS THAN THE VEGAS STRIP
YOU’RE LIKE MAYBERRY BITCH I’M HARD AND CRISP
HIGH RISK HILLBILLY BUT I’M FILTHY RICH
YOU’RE LIKE MILLI VANILLI KINDA SILLY AND SHIT
I’M LIKE SHOTGUN WILLIE SMOKIN’ PHILLIES AND SHIT

I’M LIKE REVEREND RUN OR DAVID LEE ROTH
LIKE SPRINGSTEEN BITCH I’M THE MOTHER FUCKIN BOSS
JAMES DEAN SHIT I’M MORE LIKE BRAD PITT
A LITTLE LESS PRETTY BUT I SLANG MORE DICK
I TWANG MORE RIFFS I SLIDE THRU GRASS
I RIP MORE LINES THAN A 10LB BASS
PASS THE MIC I’M LIKE SLOE GIN FIZZ

IT AIN’T NOBODY IT AIN’T NOBODY
AIN’T NOBODY GONNA TELL ME HOW TO LIVE

Kid Rock, “Don’t Tell Me How to Live”

Rock has been busy during the pandemic, telling the Detroit Free Press that he had expected to release a 50-song triple-album this year, made up of 10 hip-hop tracks, 10 rock tracks, 10 country tracks and 20 previously unreleased cuts. However, the pandemic has pushed back that plan to 2022.

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