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Panic buying sees SA shop hours pushed to 24 hours a day

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South Australian shops will soon be allowed to trade 24 hours a day as part of new emergency measures introduced by the State Government.

Key points

  • Adelaide retail shops will be allowed to trade 24 hours a day as part of a 30-day trial
  • SA Independent Retailers claim they were not consulted before this decision was made
  • Premier Steven Marshall hopes the new measures will help ease shopping pressures and panic buying

The 30-day trial comes into effect from Saturday and applies to weekdays.

There will also be extended trading on weekends, with shops allowed to open 12:00am to 9:00pm on Saturdays and 9:00am till 9:00pm on Sundays.

Premier Steven Marshall said he wanted to ease shopping pressures caused by coronavirus and to support local jobs.

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“We do emphasise this is not a compulsory measure so individual supermarkets and retail outlets can make up their own mind as to when they are best served to open to support their customer base,” he said.

Supermarkets across the country have been hit by outbreaks of panic buying which have seen many shelves cleared of items like toilet paper, hand sanitiser, and tinned goods.

Mr Marshall said the changes would give shops more flexibility which would help both shoppers and retailers.

“We’ve seen quite a lot of unacceptable behaviour from the public and this has absolutely got to stop,” Mr Marshall said.

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“So we’ve taken action to try to spread the envelope of hours that shops can choose to open.”

Treasurer Rob Lucas is using his special ministerial powers to introduce the changes — the same ones he previously used to grant special exemptions to allow Boxing Day trading.


The extended hours is on trial for 30 days. (ABC Rural: Kim Honan)

However, the changes have surprised some retailers who have actually decided to close earlier than normal to allow them time to restock their depleted shelves.

Retailers ‘under duress’ by extended hours

SA Independent Retailers chief executive Colin Shearing said his members were not consulted and feel “ambushed”.

“It’s definitely not going to work and this is putting already stressed and fragile retailers under more duress,” he said.

“With this COVID-19 out there, we’re going to need more time to clean and sanitise and really put additional procedures [in place] to sanitise and clean and we have to have the stores shut when we do this,” Mr Shearing said.

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Mr Lucas has been pushing for deregulated hours for many years, but has been unable to get the legislation passed through Parliament.

The union representing shop workers, the SDA, has accused the Government of using the pandemic to score a political point over trading hours.

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“I’m not aware of a retailer that has requested these trading hours,” secretary Josh Peak said.

“In actual fact retailers are going in the opposite direction.

“I can’t think of a reason the Government has done this, unless it is to score a political point, as this is just not what is needed.”

Government rejects ‘politics at play’

Mr Marshall said the Government consulted people across the board and has rejected suggestions it is a political move.

“This is not ideological, it is not political, it is just practical,” he said.


SA Road Transport Association says trucks delivering products were struggling to keep up with demand. (Supplied)

The South Australian Road Transport Association’s Steve Shearer said store shelves were empty because trucks delivering products were struggling to keep up with the huge surge in demand.

“We are delivering massive amounts of products to the distribution centres, but they are proving incapable of handling that extra volume that they are ordering,” Mr Shearer said.

“They can’t receive it fast enough and they are not getting it out fast enough.”

He said one of the biggest constraints to getting stores restocked was local councils restricting truck access at certain times of the day.

“Those are the things that if Government actually spoke to the people involved, they would learn and understand what is causing the shortages on the shelves,” he said.

“They need to talk with us and they are not.”

Charities call out for more ‘younger’ volunteers

Meanwhile, Meals on Wheels SA chief executive officer Sharon Broer has put out a call for younger people to join its volunteer ranks so it can keep delivering meals to vulnerable people.

“We’re not short of food, our challenge at the moment is people to help in the kitchens and particularly with deliveries,” Ms Broer said.


Meals on Wheels are not short on food or supplies, they need more drivers. (ABC News: Nance Haxton)

The organisation said it was facing a double whammy — an older age group needing meals delivered and a majority of volunteers who are aged over 70.

“Younger people seem not to have the severity of illness from COVID-19 that older people do,” she said.

“Older people are already core volunteers and we’ve almost exhausted the community of older South Australians to help and we’d really love the younger people to step up.”

Foodbank has flagged suspending some of its services as it said it was in a similar position with older volunteers.

“Some of the older volunteers who feel that they are at risk with the coronavirus have elected to stay at home and some of our outlets may have to close,” chief executive Greg Patterson said.

“If we can’t get volunteers we will need to employ people to do these roles and that’s the only other way we can do it.”

Mr Patterson is meeting with the Government later today to try to secure extra funding and is asking anyone with free time to consider volunteering.

“We’re the last line of defence for food relief in South Australia, if we don’t operate there is no food relief,” he said.

“We already supply 70 per cent of all the food to all the charities across the state.

“We’ve got plenty of food, we’ve got donations of toilet paper and everything.”

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It may be tropical but this is no paradise

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Bust out that Hawaiian shirt and find yourself some fruity refreshments because southern Australia is set to get a taste of the tropics — but all is not calm in paradise.

Key points:

  • High humidity has been predicted to combine with extreme heat over the weekend for south-east NSW and Tasmania
  • Severe thunderstorms with heavy rainfall has been predicted for parts of SA, Victoria and Tasmania
  • Gusty winds have been predicted for north-east Victoria, south-east NSW and the ACT, creating challenging conditions for firefighters

The dew point — an indicator of how much moisture in the air — is about to soar thanks to a low pressure system dragging tropical moisture south.

It has been combining with high temperatures to bring dangerous heatwave conditions and sticky nights.

Philip Landvogt, senior meteorologist at the Bureau of Meteorology’s national operations centre, explained: “Dew point is the indicator of the amount of moisture in the air,” he said.

“So it’s the temperature that the air needs to cool to in order to form cloud.”

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BOM update video on the hot humid conditions.

Dew point, sometimes called dew point temperature, has been used to calculate what is called the relative humidity.

Relative humidity is a measure of the amount of moisture in the air as a percentage of the total amount of moisture that air can hold.

But given that hotter air can hold more moisture, relative humidity changes with the air temperature.

So in instances like this, when temperatures are very high, relative humidity can underrepresent how much moisture there is in the air, making dew point the better measure.

At the moment the dew point has been skyrocketing over southern Australia.

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Heatwave assessments and forecasts show the heat moving accross from west to east.

Dew point and humidity affect our body’s ability to cool itself.

“If we sweat and the air is really dry that sweat evaporates off our skin and cools us down,” Mr Landvogt said.

“But when there’s more moisture in the air, that sweat does not evaporate as efficiently, so we feel hotter.”

This moisture has been predicted to combine with extreme heat over the next few days, worsening the heatwave conditions.

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Adelaide only got down to a minimum of 29 degrees Celsius on Thursday night and the city’s dew point was up to 21C by 10:00am on Friday.

“It’s quite rare to have dew points over 20C this far south,” Mr Landvogt said.

“It’s been a very muggy morning [and] hard to sleep, I can imagine, in Adelaide last night.”

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Adelaide was forecast to reach 36C on Friday and remain sticky into Saturday, but by Sunday a cold front was expected to bring a south-westerly wind change.

This change will clear out the humid air and bring cooler, dryer conditions.

Melbourne was forecast to reach 43C on Friday with the dew point increasing as a cold front moves through, pushing the moisture into eastern Australia.

Canberra was forecast to reach 41C on Friday and Saturday, with the humidity increasing.

Temperatures in the low 40s are expected to be widespread for New South Wales, but sea breezes will keep things cooler along the coast.

Severe heatwave conditions have already been experienced across most of the south-east over the last few days and extreme heatwave conditions are forecast to persist for south-east NSW and surrounds.

Eastern Tasmania has already been suffering through extreme heatwave conditions.

Under such conditions even the healthy are at risk.

Categorising heatwavesHeatwave severityLow-intensityThe level of heat expected is unusual, but injury to people is not generally expected unless inappropriate activities are conducted or sensible precautions are not undertakenSevereVulnerable people are at risk of injuryExtremeLikely to cause impact across multiple areas such as infrastructure, transport, energy, agriculture and both healthy and vulnerable people are at risk of injurySource: Bureau of Meteorology

Could we at least get some rain from all this?

Hundreds of millimetres of rain has already fallen over northern Australia over the last few days and that rain has started to move down over northern South Australia.

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BOM SA storm warning

“We expect rain to extend all the way from Oodnadatta, through Adelaide, Mount Gambier, across to Melbourne, and down into Tasmania as that system slowly moves through,” Mr Landvogt said.

He said 20–80mm was possible through SA and maybe more with storms, which would be very welcome for the state, which missed out on last week’s rain.

“It’s going to be quite unstable. With that humid air mass you get quite a lot of instability and thunderstorms developing as well,” Mr Landvogt said.

“There’s a possibility of severe thunderstorms with heavy rainfall.

“Hail is also a possibility and damaging wind gusts.”

It was only last week that locations up and down the east coast were hit by damaging hail, including Canberra, Melbourne, Sydney and the Gold Coast.

The increased winds and storms could again bring muddy rain, as experienced last week — keep an eye out for the warnings.

Fires continue to burn


A map published by the ACT ESA shows the potential spread of the Orroral Valley fire. (Supplied)

Mr Landvogt said as the change moved through it would also bring gusty winds, although not quite as strong as last week.

With increased winds would come an increased fire danger.

“We’ve got severe fire dangers today right through western and central parts of Victoria and also the south-eastern parts of Tasmania,” Mr Langvogt said.

“Tomorrow that will shift to north-eastern Victoria and south-eastern parts of NSW and also the ACT.”

This has been a concern given there have still been many fires burning in these regions, including the large Orroral Valley fire on the fringes of Canberra — the ACT has been declared a state of emergency.

The moisture has been helping to keep the fire danger down in SA, with ratings expected to stay at and below ‘very high’ for the next few days.

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Canberra fire images

What about the tennis?


Conditions are expected to be oppressive at Melbourne Park until Sunday morning. (AP: Andy Brownbill)

A possible late thunderstorm was predicted for Melbourne, so it is just as well Rod Laver Arena has a roof for tonight’s men’s semi-final in the Australian Open.

Weather conditions for the women’s final on Saturday night are predicted to be muggy with a maximum of 33C and 10–40mm with storms on the forecast.

But things are expected to clear up in Melbourne on Sunday after an early shower or two, with a max of just 33C for the men’s final.

The change has been predicted to move though Canberra late on Sunday.

Disappointingly, the rain has been forecast to deteriorate though the firegrounds of eastern Victoria and south-east NSW, but storms could return as the system has been predicted to move through northern NSW and south-east Queensland early next week.

While it may be tropical over the next few days, don’t expect paradise.

Source: https://www.abc.net.au/news

South Australia sweats it out through driest year on record in 2019

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South Australia suffered its driest year on record during 2019, the Bureau of Meteorology (BOM) says, with rainfall down 65 per cent as mean temperatures rose 1.45 degrees Celsius higher than the long-term average.

Key points:

  • Every month except August endured above-average temperatures in SA, with a record dry spell between January and April
  • Average rainfall in the state was down 65 per cent to become its driest year on record
  • Adelaide endured its hottest day on record on January 24 when it reached 46.6C, beating the mark set 80 years earlier

Releasing the 2019 Annual Climate Statement today, BOM head of climate monitoring Karl Braganza said every month apart from August endured above-average temperatures in SA, while there was a record dry spell between January and April.

“It was very dry, the driest year on record, with average rainfalls of about 80 millimetres [down 65 per cent from the long-term average],” he said.

“We’ve got several locations throughout the interior where we got less than 30mm rainfall for the year.”

The bureau said 2019 was South Australia’s second hottest year on record.

Adelaide endured its hottest day on record on January 24 when it reached 46.6C, beating the 46.1C recorded in 1939.

Lake Eyre fills despite big dry

Australia’s annual mean temperature was 1.52C above average and its overall rainfall down 40 per cent.

This is despite February’s Townsville floods, which exceeded local rainfall records.


Floodwaters near Birdsville make their way towards Lake Eyre during February. (Supplied: C. Ellis)

“What we did see is the floodwaters eventually making their way to Lake Eyre or Kati Thanda,” Dr Braganza said.

“That’s the most significant filling of the lake since 2010-11 in the midst of all the rainfall deficiencies around that location.”

Australian maximums up 2C

Dr Braganza said daytime temperatures across the country in 2019 were above their average maximums by a whopping 2.09C for the first time in recorded history.

“We also saw the six hottest days on record, peaking at 41.9C [on average across the country],” he said.

“We saw 11 such days where the national daily temperature [on average] went over 40C this summer, and that is really quite stark.


A map revealing above average temperatures Australia-wide during 2019. (Supplied: Bureau of Meteorology)

“There were two such days in 1972-73, two in 2013, seven last summer and 11 this summer. So that’s really indicative of how widespread that heat is.”

Dr Braganza said there were multiple factors behind the hot and dry weather including a strong Indian Ocean Dipole (IOD) event, or sustained change in the difference between sea surface temperatures in the western and eastern Indian Ocean.

There was also a rare and sudden stratospheric warming event above the South Pole which pushed Australian weather systems northward and “compounded the warmer and drier than average conditions over southern Queensland and New South Wales during spring, amplifying the fire weather”.

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Global warm a ‘key factor’

Dr Braganza added that global warming had been a “key factor” because Australia had warmed by more than one degree since 1910 — mostly since the mid-20th century.

“You can consider that most of the weather is occurring in a climate system that is about one degree warmer,” he said.

“So that will tend to push things towards record territory.

“We’ve got very well-defined and clear trends underlying the changes we’ve seen over the past couple of decades.”

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The weather bureau's outlook for January to March

Dr Braganza said a delayed monsoon season, which typically helped to cool the country’s interior, had also contributed to hot weather over summer.

“There’s nothing really indicating that things will cool down too much over the next few months, although we are starting to see some signs that the monsoon season is starting to get active,” he said.

BOM’s climate outlook overview, released last week, found that SA and Western Australia could receive average to wetter-than-average conditions in January, despite eastern Australia remaining drier than average.

That potential for wetter conditions was expected to weaken through February and there was no strong tendency towards wetter or drier-than-average conditions up to April.

BOM said days and nights were likely to remain warmer than average through to April.

Source: https://www.abc.net.au/news

Alleged drink-driver had eight passengers, including five unrestrained children, in car


A man has been reported for drink-driving and other offences in Adelaide after SA police allegedly pulled over a small car carrying nine people, including five unrestrained children, and a dog.

Key points:

  • SA Police pulled the small car over just after 6:00pm on New Year’s Day
  • They said nine people were inside, with one woman seated in the rear footwell
  • The hatchback was found to be defective and impounded for 28 days

A Peugeot hatchback sedan, later found to be defective, was stopped by police on Cavendish Avenue in Renown Park, in Adelaide’s north, just after 6:00pm on New Year’s Day.

Police said officers noticed a large number of people in the vehicle as the patrol car approached.

The occupants were spoken to by police, including the 36-year-old driver, a 20-year-old man and a 29-year-old woman.

Police said a 32-year-old woman was also found seated in the rear footwell, and five children aged 15, 8, 6, 2, and just over 12 months old were found in the car.

“[Officers] were astounded to discover nine occupants squeezed into the small car, none of which were wearing seat belts. Plus a small dog,” police said.

Police said the driver was breath tested and returned a positive result, while some of the occupants of the vehicle began causing a disturbance.

“As a result of that disturbance, the 32-year-old woman was arrested for disorderly behaviour and hindering police,” police said.

The 15-year-old girl was also arrested for hindering police.

Man nearly three times over legal limit: police

The driver was taken to Holden Hill Police Station and breath-tested, allegedly returning a blood-alcohol reading of 0.140, nearly three times over the legal limit.

The Windsor Gardens man was served with an immediate loss of licence for six months and the vehicle was found to be defective and impounded for 28 days.

He was reported by police for drink-driving, failing to wear a seatbelt and failing to ensure passengers were wearing seatbelts.

Police said he would appear in the Port Adelaide Magistrates Court at a later date.

The 32-year-old woman, also from Windsor Gardens, was bailed to appear in court at a later date.

The 15-year-old girl was issued with a youth caution and released.

The remaining three adult passengers were issued with fines for failing to wear seatbelts, police said.

Source: https://www.abc.net.au/news

Suspicious blaze comes close to SA campground but Cudlee Creek fire contained

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As South Australian firefighters continue to battle blazes that broke out during catastrophic conditions on Monday, a suspicious grassfire has come close to a popular camping area south of Adelaide.

Key points:

  • Temperatures reached the mid-40s in some parts of the state on Monday
  • A bushfire at Keilira has burned through about 25,000 hectares
  • The CFS says it believes a number of properties have been lost at Keilira

The fire, at Second Valley on the Fleurieu Peninsula south of Adelaide, was an unwelcome sight to campers as it burned in hills overlooking the Rapid Bay caravan park.

“I saw flames going up the hill, and it was on the ground as well. It was really daunting,” local resident Anika Wollaston said.

“The campground is pretty much full, and many campers were looking at the blaze.

“A lot of campers were just packing up and leaving.”

The Country Fire Service (CFS) earlier issued a watch and act message, before it was downgraded and police are now the treating the fire as deliberately lit.


A fire has come close to the Rapid Bay campground on the Fleurieu Peninsula. (Facebook: Ahlia Olley)

Water bombers were called to assist firefighters and 10 appliances on the ground.

Nearly 40,000 hectares have burned across the state over the past 24 hours, with several bushfires yet to be controlled.

See how the day unfolded in our blog

A blaze at Ravine in Kangaroo Island has sent smoke across the Adelaide sky, with the Bureau of Meteorology expecting the haze to continue into tomorrow.

A watch and act message remains in place for that fire in the island’s north-west.

For the first time since breaking out more than 11 days ago, the deadly Cudlee Creek fire in the Adelaide Hills has been declared contained but remains at advice level.

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BOM tweet: Smoke from the #KangarooIsland bushfires is extending across the #Adelaide sky. Smoke is mostly in the upper atmosphere but we may see some smoke haze tomorrow morning. For the revellers out a midnight the temperature in Adelaide is likely to be around 17°C for the start of 2020.

The CFS said smouldering tree stumps would likely cause flare-ups over the coming weeks.

It offered a “huge thankyou” to volunteers who responded to the emergency.

“Volunteers and staff will continue to work on this fire by patrolling, checking, planning and extinguishing, up until the fire is able to be declared complete,” it said.

“The community response to this fire has been exceptional.”

Authorities have begun to assess the full damage of Monday’s catastrophic conditions.

At least three homes have been destroyed by a bushfire which also killed thousands of livestock and burned through almost 25,000 hectares at Keilira in the state’s south-east.

Local resident Phil Clarke returned to inspect the remains of his property at nearby Bin Bin on Tuesday.

Mr Clarke was fighting the fire at its ignition point on Monday when the wind changed direction, putting his wife Anthea and their home in the firing line.

He said he made a frantic call over the radio to warn her.

“I said, ‘Just grab a bag mate or don’t even grab it, just go with what’s on you’ and she said, ‘OK’. I was yelling, ‘Just go, go, go,'” he said.

“I had to drive through 6 kilometres of flames with the trees each side burning, I didn’t know if I was going to get there or not.”


CFS officers and volunteers pick up debris from the road following strong winds and fires in SA. (ABC News: Stacey Lee)

While Mr Clarke and his wife managed to escape the inferno, their home of more than 18 years was destroyed, and Mr Clarke said he had lost “everything”.

“Eight hundred bales of hay, the lads are going through the sheep and cattle to see what we’ve lost, probably 40 kilometres of fence and the house,” he said.

Properties lost but many more saved, CFS says

Incident controller at the Keilira bushfire, Richard De Groot, said the fire had a perimeter of more than 80 kilometres.

“I can say that we understand there are three structures that have been impacted, but we don’t know the makeup of [those],” he said.


Scrubland burns at Keilira, in the south-east of SA. (Supplied: CFS)

He said while some properties were damaged, firefighters should be applauded for their work to save many more.

“What I can say is yesterday the firefighters made some excellent saves, I understand over 20 properties were being impacted on and as a result of our firefighters they were protected or saved,” he said.

South Australian MP Nick McBride, who is the local member for Mackillop in the south-east, said he had also heard of three properties damaged by the Keilira fire, and countless livestock had been killed.


Firefighters swiftly got on top of several flare-ups. (ABC News: Stacey Lee)

He said the Keilira fire had devastated prime cropping land, with farmers beginning the grim task of euthanising injured animals.

“Infrastructure-wise, I’m hearing two or three haysheds which were full, I’m hearing at least three houses have been lost, no lives and look this is very early days,” he told ABC Radio Adelaide.

“We’re hearing severe stock losses … we’re talking thousands.

“A lot of that is the euthanising of stock and destroying and cleaning up.”

He said many producers were caught out by the wind change that came through on Monday, which changed the direction of the fire.

“Some large grazing properties have been really, severely affected,” he said.

“It burned out, I’m hearing nearly 95 per cent of property on the northern side of Keilira because of the wind change from a northerly direction to a westerly and blew the fire to the east.

“People had put their stock up out of the way of the fire coming in a southerly direction and it’s basically cooked a lot of stock and caused a lot of misfortune for a lot of farmers up in this area.”


A lightning strike over Sheringa, on South Australia’s Eyre Peninsula. (Supplied: @samanthalodgephotography/Instagram)

Fires fanned by strong winds on Monday also caused power outages for thousands of customers on the Eyre Peninsula, with power restored just before midnight.

CFS chief officer Mark Jones on Monday said the south-east fire had run through a large area of grassland.

“It is believed to have been caused by a dry lightning strike and is running through scrub and grassland,” he said.

Video: ABC News reporter Brittany Evins captured this footage of a dust storm while driving back to Adelaide from the Riverland.

(ABC News)

‘Pretty challenging weather conditions’

CFS communications officer Brett Williamson this morning said firefighters were challenged by the extreme conditions on Monday, all across the state.

“Yesterday presented some pretty challenging weather conditions for us with the heat and wind that changed direction throughout the day,” he said.

“At around 6:30pm last night we had attended 154 different incidents across the state, we had 135 fire trucks active on firegrounds with about 540 CFS personnel.”


CFS crews take some downtime amid the Cudlee Creek bushfire in the Adelaide Hills. (ABC News: Catherine Zengerer)

Cooler weather is expected to help firefighters control bushfires burning across the state over the next two days, with forecast temperatures in the mid-20s.

However, the CFS is concerned ahead of another day of hot and windy conditions on Friday, which is forecast to rise above 40C.

“Conditions are better for us today, so now will be the time where we really do try and make some headway and be able to get some better ground covered on some of these fires before the heat returns on Friday,” he said.

“It’s been a really tough couple of weeks for our volunteer crews and they’ve done a fantastic job over, particularly the last 24 hours, to make sure that all their work is paid off and none of these fires that were already existing jumped out.”

Source: https://www.abc.net.au/news

Snoop Dogg – 220 (feat. Goldie Loc)

220 get dressed up, jumped on a boat
Fuck with my locs
Breakin’ the bread

[Verse 1: Snoop Dogg]
220 on the boat, here’s a toast to my folks
It’s a holiday, Crip, I’ma fuck with my locs
Get dressed, so fresh, big S on my chest
Now I’m feelin’ work, yellow Steeler shirt
501’s with the Stacy Adams tips
Picture a room full of Long Beach 20 Crips
Doin’ this, who in this? You in this? We in this bitch
Wish the dead homeboys was seein’ this shit
Neither, none, best 20 minutes or less
It’s a C-Walk contest, who do it the best?
Right your set with the feet, skip along to the beat
Represent your shit and bang out your street
For real though, king of the hill though
Run up on a nigga, you get popped like a pill yo
See I’m a dub motherfucker, and all y’all know
So if you’re with it, let’s get it 432-O, come on

[Chorus: Snoop Dogg]
(Me and my, me and my niggas)
(Me and my, me and my, me and my niggas) We rollin’
(Me and my, me and my niggas)
(Me and my, me and my, me and my niggas) We rollin’
(Me and my, me and my niggas)
(Me and my, me and my, me and my niggas) We rollin’
(Me and my, me and my niggas)
(Me and my, me and my, me and my niggas) We rollin’

[Verse 2: Goldie Loc]
I got my ‘do dirt’ locs on, you better leave them gloves alone
Popped up on them blocks, [?]
15s rumblin’, carvin’ up the concrete
I go back like G-Man and SA double G, yeah
Doggie Dogg scooped a nigga up a long time ago
And said, "We gotta do this for the big 2-O", you know
Let’s slap some dominos, and crack some bitches, cuz
Catch me yellin’ out (what?) Trick, I been the dub
This a hood day, nigga what a good day
Where them homies , hit him and tell him let’s parlae
Never outta [?] with I keep the line open
Meditatin’, contemplatin’ the way we grind on em’
Big beefin’ always told me always keep my crippin’ tight
This one goes out to goats, cuh, 20 crip for life
Never ever will I switch up
My colors black and gold, all the homies throw your dubs up

(Me and my, me and my niggas)
(Me and my, me and my, me and my niggas) We rollin’
(Me and my, me and my niggas)
(Me and my, me and my, me and my niggas) We rollin’
(Me and my, me and my niggas)
(Me and my, me and my, me and my niggas) We rollin’
(Me and my, me and my niggas)
(Me and my, me and my, me and my niggas) We rollin’

[Verse 3: Snoop Dogg]
I’m shootin’ like I just started
But I’ma walk up in this motherfucker cold-hearted
I know you niggas don’t see me as much as you’d like
‘Cause I’m out gettin’ money when I’m rockin’ the mic
I’m a long way from Locus Ave, my locas have
Been there with me through the good and bad
Know look, let me reminisce, and twist a fuckin’ blunt to spark
I got put on, ’84 at King Park
Shottin’ hoops with Charlie Mo and [?]
With the bumblebees, real east-side G’s
Then go to [?] and ball out for any black ass
And wait for all the bitches at Poly to get outta class
I’m poppin’ at ’em from a distant, but I’m persistent
That’s some 20 crip shit
See I’m a dub motherfucker and all y’all know
So if you’re with it, let’s get it 432-O, come on

(Me and my, me and my niggas)
(Me and my, me and my, me and my niggas) We rollin’
(Me and my, me and my niggas)
(Me and my, me and my, me and my niggas) We rollin’
(Me and my, me and my niggas)
(Me and my, me and my, me and my niggas) We rollin’
(Me and my, me and my niggas)
(Me and my, me and my, me and my niggas) We rollin’

What up cuh
Happy 220 day to you my nigga
Yeah cuh
I’m just shittin’ out here my nigga, know what I’m sayin’?
Drinkin’ on this Miller Genuine Draft
Feelin’ real good, ye know I’m sayin’?
It’s hood day today cuh
Yeah, what’s y’all gon’ do cuh?
Shit, my nigga
Shit, the homies gettin’ together cuh
We gon’ fuck with the homies two times then
Alright I’ll be dressed in ’round 20 mins then cuh
Let me know the location
Ra, ra, rollin’, rollin’
In a minute cuh
(Me and my, me and my niggas)
(Me and my, me and my, me and my niggas) We rollin’
(Me and my, me and my niggas)
(Me and my, me and my, me and my niggas) We rollin’
(Me and my, me and my niggas)
(Me and my, me and my, me and my niggas) We rollin’
(Me and my, me and my niggas)
(Me and my, me and my, me and my niggas) We rollin’
(Me and my, me and my niggas)
(Me and my, me and my, me and my niggas) We rollin’
(Me and my, me and my niggas)
(Me and my, me and my, me and my niggas) We rollin’