Brown Skin Girl

Album: The Lion King: The Gift (2019)
Charted: 42 76
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  • Brown skin girl
    Your skin just like pearls
    The best thing in the world
    Never trade you for anybody else
    Singin' brown skin girl
    Your skin just like pearls
    The best thing in the world
    I never trade you for anybody else, singin'

    She said she really grew up poor like me
    Don't believe in nothin' but the Almighty
    Just a likkle jeans and a pure white tee
    She never did forever be nobody wifey, yeah
    So while I may not pretty boy, your heart is amiss
    Play it like a villain 'cause she caught in a wave
    Tonight I am walkin' away
    9 to 5 mind, on the grind, yeah, yeah

    Tonight I might fall in love, dependin' on how you hold me
    I'm glad that I'm calmin' down, can't let no one come control me
    Keep dancin' and call it love, she fightin' but fallin' slowly
    If ever you are in doubt, remember what mama told me

    Brown skin girl, ya skin just like pearls
    Your back against the world
    I never trade you for anybody else, say
    Brown skin girl, ya skin just like pearls
    The best thing inna di world
    I never trade you for anybody else, say

    Pose like a trophy when Naomis walk in
    She need an Oscar for that pretty dark skin
    Pretty like Lupita when the cameras close in
    Drip broke the levee when my Kellys roll in
    I think tonight she might braid her braids
    Melanin too dark to throw her shade
    She minds her business and wines her waist
    Gold like 24k, okay

    Tonight I might fall in love, dependin' on how you hold me
    I'm glad that I'm calmin' down, can't let no one come control me
    Keep dancin' and call it love, she fightin' but fallin' slowly
    If ever you are in doubt, remember what mama told me

    Brown skin girl, ya skin just like pearls
    Your back against the world
    I never trade you for anybody else, say
    Brown skin girl, ya skin just like pearls
    The best thing inna di (about the) world
    I never trade you for anybody else, say

    Oh, have you looked in the mirror lately? (lately)
    Wish you could trade eyes with me ('cause)
    There's complexities in complexion
    But your skin, it glow like diamonds
    Dig me like the earth, you be giving birth
    Took everything in life, baby, know your worth
    I love everything about you, from your nappy curls
    To every single curve, your body natural
    Same skin that was broken be the same skin takin' over
    Most things out of focus, view
    But when you're in the room, they notice you (notice you)
    'Cause you're beautiful
    Yeah, you're beautiful

    The men dem gon' fall in love
    With you and all of your glory
    Your skin is not only dark, it shines and it tells your story
    Keep dancin', they can't control you
    They watchin', they all adore you
    If ever you are in doubt, remember what mama told you

    Brown skin girl (brown skin girl)
    Ya skin just like pearls (brown skin girl)
    Your back against the world (oh)
    I never trade you for anybody else, say (no, no)
    Brown skin girl (brown skin girl)
    Ya skin just like pearls (brown skin)
    The best thing in all the world
    I never trade you for anybody else, say

    Brown skin girl
    Your skin just like pearls
    The best thing in the world
    I never trade you for anybody else, singin' Writer/s: Adio Joshua Marchant, Anathi Bhongo Mnyango, Beyonce Gisselle Knowles, Carlos St. John, Michael Uzowuru, Richard Isong Olowaranti Mbuk Isong, Shawn C. Carter, Stacy Barthe
    Publisher: BMG Rights Management, Downtown Music Publishing, Sony/ATV Music Publishing LLC
    Lyrics licensed and provided by LyricFind

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