Wanksta

Album: 8 Mile Soundtrack (2002)
Charted: 13
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  • Woo! Yeah, it's 50, A.K.A. Ferrari F-50, break it down
    I got a lot of livin' to do 'fore I die
    And I ain't got time to waste, let's make it

    You say you a gangsta, but you never pop nothin'
    We say you a wanksta and you need to stop frontin'

    You ain't a friend of mine (yeah) you ain't no kin to mine (c'mon)
    What makes you think that I won't run up on you with the nine? (uh-huh)
    We do this all the time (what?), right now we on the grind (yeah)
    So hurry up and cop and go, we sellin' it nicks and dimes (uh-huh)
    Shorty, she so fine, I gotta make her mine
    A ass like that gotta be one of a kind (woo)
    I crush 'em every time, punch 'em with every line
    I'm fuckin' with they mind, I make 'em press rewind
    They know they can't shine, If I'm around to rhyme
    Been on parole since '94, 'cause I commit the crime
    I send you my line, I did a three-to-nine
    The D's ran up in my crib, you know who droppin' dimes

    You say you a gangsta, but you never pop nothin'
    We say you a wanksta and you need to stop frontin'
    You go to the dealership, but you don't never cop nothin'
    You been hustlin' a long time and you ain't got nothin'
    You say you a gangsta, but you never pop nothin'
    We say you a wanksta and you need to stop frontin'
    You go to the dealership, but you never cop nothin'
    You been hustlin' a long time and you ain't got nothin'

    Damn, homie
    In high school you was the man, homie
    The fuck happened to you?
    I got the sickest vendetta when it come to the chedda (uh-huh)
    Nigga, you play with my paper, you gon' meet my Beretta
    Now shorty think I'm gon' sweat her (uh-huh), I'm sippin' on Amaretto (yeah)
    I might hit once, then dead her, I know I could do better
    She look good, but I know she after my chedda
    She tryin' to get in my pockets, homie, and I ain't gon' let her
    Be easy, start some bullshit, you get your whole crew wet
    We in the club doin' the same old two-step
    Guerrilla Unit, cuz, they say we bugged out
    'Cause we don't go nowhere without toast, we thugged out

    You say you a gangsta, but you never pop nothin'
    We say you a wanksta and you need to stop frontin'
    You go to the dealership, but you never cop nothin'
    You been hustlin' a long time and you ain't got nothin'
    You say you a gangsta, but you never pop nothin'
    We say you a wanksta and you need to stop frontin'
    You go to the dealership, but you never cop nothin'
    You been hustlin' a long time and you ain't got nothin'

    Me, I'm no mobster, me, I'm no gangsta
    Me, I'm no hitman (yeah), me, I'm just me (me)
    Me, I'm no wanksta, me, I'm no actor
    But it's me you see, on your TV, 'cause I hustle, baby
    This rap shit is so easy
    I'm gettin' what you get for a brick, to talk greasy (woo)
    By any means, partner, I got to eat on these streets
    When you play me close, for sure, I'm gon' pop my heat
    Niggas sayin' they gon' murk 50, how?
    We ridin' 'round with guns the size of Lil' Bow Wow
    What you know about AK's and AR-15's
    Equipped with night vision, shell catchers, and inf-beams, huh?

    You say you a gangsta, but you never pop nothin'
    We say you a wanksta and you need to stop frontin'
    You go to the dealership, but you never cop nothin'
    You been hustlin' a long time and you ain't got nothin'
    You say you a gangsta, but you never pop nothin'
    We say you a wanksta and you need to stop frontin'
    You go to the dealership, but you never cop nothin'
    You been hustlin' a long time and you ain't got nothin'

    Aha, damn, homie Writer/s: Curtis James Jackson, John Freeman
    Publisher: Kobalt Music Publishing Ltd., Sony/ATV Music Publishing LLC
    Lyrics licensed and provided by LyricFind

Comments: 20

  • Maxiell from Pompano Beach, FlIts about fake gangstas who have nothing to prove for it. It was one of his best songs back in 2002.
  • Matt from Houston, Tx@alex- it's thier opinion dude. so now you can't listen to what you want? well I don't particularly like rap, but people don't go to your favorite songs and hate on you for liking it.
  • Alex from Nowhere, Wywow why dont you guys listen to real music instead of this crap. hes not even saying anything really. its not even real music.
  • Sirjon from Chicago, Ilthis song woulda been so much better if 50 let g unit in on it
  • Aquan from Salters, Scthe song was great and 50 is my favorite rapper but i don't think that he should go out and talk about people like that but hey Ja Rule is trying alittle to hard.
  • Musicmama from New York, NyWhen Melle Mel, LL Cool J and even Ice-T were in their prime, could they or their fans have imagined that hip-hop would come to songs like this, or that it would become popular due to a seal of approval from Eminem? (Who would've wanted to imagine someone like Eminem twenty years ago?) Could anyone have foreseen that pointless rivalries would take attention away from the music itself? The outcome of that is, of course, that songs like this one are interchangeable with almost anything else 50 Cent, Eminem, Ja Rule or any number of other rappers have done in the past fifteen years or so. Clothes and cars and 'ho's--Don't today's rappers think about anything else? No wonder Lauryn Hill quit the game after one great album.
  • Jessica from Broken Arrow, OkI love 50 and get rich or die trying....great movie
  • Layne from New York, NyDale shut up u just a playa hater.U wish u could be n**** like him. Peace.
  • Ed from Melbourne, AustraliaI hear 50 cent starred in a gay pornography feature for money when he was strapped for cash. I used to think these aligations were un true until i stumbled across the video by accident. It is extremely vulgar and just plain ludicris that 50 would do such a vile act
  • Dale from Henderson, KyAll this talk about nine's in this song...50 must be a wanksta' himself 'coz a real gangsta would have a .45!
  • Jen from Westville, Njin my school Wankstas are kids who are as white as snow live in a rich town and try to act street dispite the fact they have yet to come out of puperty or go into Camden(recitnly dubed worst city in the U.S.) or been near it or even in Philliy
  • Debra from Littleton, NcC'mon, the rivalry between 50 and Ja is actually quite interesting to me, just let them fight it out, it might end up another biggie and pac, but atleast its entertainment in it, i mean da*mn I ain't gettin either one of thier pay checks, so the point of either one of them gettin knocked off dosen't bother me, cruel I know, but the truth!
  • Nathan from Defiance, OhThis is like watching a watered down version of the Tupac vs Biggy rivalry. Just as pointless. Let them both beat the crap out of each other.
  • Matt from Millbrae, Caja rule is chump, 50 is a champ. this beat is cool, and its REELY fun to play on guitar.
  • Shay from Key West, FlIsn't Wanksta just like a want to be gangster.
  • Hetfield from Manchester, Englandhahaha pointed out to me by stewie form family guy on the MTV awards are the following lines that just shows me the state modern music is in today

    We in the club doin the same ol' 2 step
    'coz they say we bugged out
    'Coz we don' go nowhere without toast
  • April from Houston, Txaccordin 2 Rollin' Stone (can we really trust them?), 50 said that he "holla" at the man who he knew "stoled" Ja Rule's "chain". It is understandable that Ja Rule got mad cuz man... that dude is so small he probably can't take anything offensive! Such a small man.... with such weird voice... *sigh* and such ulgy face... lol
  • Melissa from Lansing, MiThis has to be the worst song on earth
  • John from London, EnglandActually, W**k is nowhere near as offensive as f**k is here in the UK. W**ker over here equates to j**k in the US. From what I can remember there was no problem with radio stations playing Wanksta when it came out :)
  • Misti from Kempner, TxWow would have never realized some of those facts although I know I should have.
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