Bootylicious

Album: Survivor (2001)
Charted: 2 1
  • Kelly, can you handle this?
    Michelle, can you handle this?
    Beyoncé, can you handle this?
    I don't think they can handle this
    My boy Roc, can you handle this?
    My girl Missy, can you handle this?
    DC, can you handle this?
    My ghettos, you can't handle this

    Better move 'cause we've arrived
    Lookin' sexy, lookin' fly
    We're the baddest chicks, the chicks inside
    DJ jam tonight
    Spotted me, a tender thing, baby
    There you are, come on, baby
    Don't you wanna boogie with me
    Say, can you handle, handle me?

    You gotta do much better
    If you gon' dance with me tonight
    You gotta work yo jelly
    If you gon' dance with me tonight
    'Cause I don't think they're ready for that jelly from them boys
    I don't think they're ready for that jelly from them boys
    I don't think they're ready for that jelly
    Beyoncé, Michelle and Kelly
    It's time for takeoff

    I don't think you're ready for this jelly
    I don't think you're ready for this jelly
    I don't think you're ready for this
    'Cause my body too bootylicious for ya, babe
    I don't think you're ready for this jelly
    I don't think you're ready for this jelly
    I don't think you're ready for this
    'Cause my body too bootylicious for ya, babe

    I shake my jelly at every chance
    When I whip from my hips you slip into a trance
    I'm hopin' you can handle all this jelly that I have
    Now let's cut a rug while we shake our -

    I'm about to break ya off
    H-town growin' hard
    Lead with hips, slap my thighs
    Swing my hair, square my eyes
    Lookin' hot, smellin' good
    Groovin' like I'm from da hood
    Look over my shoulder, I blow you a kiss
    Can you handle, handle this?

    You gotta do much better
    If you gon' dance with me tonight (night)
    You gotta work yo jelly
    If you gon' dance with me tonight
    Read my lips carefully if ya like what you see
    Move girl, prove you can hang with me
    By the looks I got ya shook up and scared of me
    Buckle your seat belt, it's time for takeoff

    I don't think you're ready for this jelly
    I don't think you're ready for this jelly
    I don't think you're ready for this
    'Cause my body too bootylicious for ya, babe
    I don't think you're ready for this jelly
    I don't think you're ready for this jelly
    I don't think you're ready for this
    'Cause my body too bootylicious for ya, babe

    Y'all not ready
    How many times I say y'all not ready
    Watch my booty shake like a fat lady's belly
    My style so stank I better bank you gon' smell me
    Aw, you smell me
    Smells like money when I come runnin', whoa
    Missy keep it comin', whoa
    RocWilder drum drummin'
    Destiny got the whole world freakin' somethin'
    Now we killin' somethin'
    Somebody better warn y'all
    B, Michelle and Kelly put that jelly on y'all
    Roc and Missy be hot like California
    Won't you sing the hook, uh, why don'tcha
    Now here we go

    Move your body up and down
    Make your booty touch the ground
    I can't help but wonder why
    Is my vibe too vibealicious for ya, babe?

    I don't think you're ready for this jelly
    I don't think you're ready for this jelly
    I don't think you're ready for this
    'Cause my body too bootylicious for ya, babe
    I don't think you're ready for this jelly
    I don't think you're ready for this jelly
    I don't think you're ready for this
    'Cause my body too bootylicious for ya, babe

    I don't think you're ready for this jelly
    I don't think you're ready for this jelly
    I don't think you're ready for this
    'Cause my body too bootylicious for ya, babe
    I don't think you're ready for this jelly
    I don't think you're ready for this jelly
    I don't think you're ready for this
    'Cause my body too bootylicious for ya

    I don't think you're ready for this jelly
    I don't think you're ready for this jelly
    I don't think you're ready for this
    'Cause my body too bootylicious for ya, babe Writer/s: ROB FUSARI, BEYONCE KNOWLES, FALONTE D MOORE
    Publisher: Sony/ATV Music Publishing LLC, Warner Chappell Music, Inc., Universal Music Publishing Group
    Lyrics licensed and provided by LyricFind

Comments: 13

  • Chi Girl from NigeriaRob Fusari in an interview complained about not getting writing or production credit for the song. He said Beyonce did not write the song and that he did. He was listening to Stevie Nick's album and he decided to use the word bootylicious as used by Snoop in a rap along with Stevie's guitar riff. He told Beyonce and she agreed. He wrote the song and the girls liked it and recorded it. Next thing, Beyonce was everywhere claiming to have written the song. When Beyonce claimed once again that she wrote the song on the Barbra Walter's show, Rob Fusari met Matthew, Beyonce's father and manager to complain. Matthew said:The people want to hear that she wrote it. Let's tell them what they want to hear.Rob lamented that production jobs were not pouring in for him because he was not credited. Luckily, for him he later worked with Lady Gaga, he even gave her that name.
  • Luke from Manchester, EnglandYes, Stevie Nicks appears in one of the first scenes of this video as her song "Edge Of Seventeen" is sampled (well, the guitar is anyway) and she's "playing" it.
  • Tony from Topeka, KsMore proof that 00s songs blow.
  • Lucy from Da, Txthis is a pointless song
  • Kelli from Cedar Rapids, IaI think this song samples a Fleetwood Mac song...and doesn't Stevie Nicks show up in the video?
  • Sharon from Aucklandthis song is quite good but the whole jelly thing is kinda wierd.......................
  • Melanie from Milwaukee, WiThis is my fav song of their's. I like it because it is how I feel about my body. If people talk about how I look I give them a look that says 'I know u ain't ready for this jelly.'
  • Kelli from Cedar Rapids, IaThat would be "vain"- veins are blood vessels.
  • Aristotle from Toronto, CanadaSo the Sixers fans may not be immature, and may know what good music is, but they sure can't spell if their lives depended on it.
  • Maria from Philadelphia, PaHey people back of the 76ers fans we are not immature we just now what good music is!!... anways this song is very vein in concited but in a good way it supposed to make you feel better about yourself. Like in the video how they have all different shaped women its a song about inpowerment you could say. Make you feel a hell of a lot better then you did before you heard it.....And i the the 76ers people so back down!!!

    PHILADELPHIA HAS THE BEST FANS AND WE SHOW IT LIKE IT IS WE WILL BOO ARE OWN TEAM IF IT GETS THERE ASS IN GEAR!!! BACK OFF YOU JUST JEALOUS!!

    (and there music doesn't suck to bad)
  • Jessica from Nelson, New Zealandi think that this song is quite vein in the line of 'my bodies to bootylicious for you'
  • Nora from Richfield, MnThe Philadelphia 76ers fans crowd is very immature.
  • Steph from Citrusheights, Cai think that is wrong how people booed them. just cause they are laker haters doesn't mean they can do that since there team couldn't stand a chance against the lakers!!!!!!!!!!
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