88

Album: Unexpected Arrival (2012)
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  • You know they gon' say ('88, '88, '88, '88)
    What Diggy know bout '88? ('88, '88, '88)
    Well I know this much (ayy, ayy, ayy, ayy)
    They made a lotta money back then (ayy, ayy, ayy)
    And that's what mine lookin' like (ayy, ayy, ayy)

    Aye lil', it's Diggy
    Got the key to the city (yeah)
    Check my family tree
    You know uncle taught Diddy (he did)
    Who turned around and taught Biggie (ha)
    And Biggie taught Jigga
    So you can just imagine what he teachin' me (uh huh, uh)
    My top down in the winter
    My doors up in the summer
    I pulled up to the light
    And I drove off with her number (ayy, baby)
    '88 is the number
    Like Michael Irvin, but younger (yeah)
    Ain't no preservin' my hunger
    Know they like, "Where did he come from?" (yeah)
    Well I got two years in
    And a couple of months
    Yeah, the road was Bobby Brown
    It had a couple of bumps (yeah)
    They be showin' me love
    Minus a couple of chumps
    In my best Chris Tucker voice, "Is this watchu want?"

    No need to front
    Homie, pardon my back
    I'm gettin' it crazy
    How retarded is that?
    I'm playin' my cards
    Got a fist full'a ace's
    And these lil' faces
    I'm spendin' you prolly could trace it

    To '88, '88, '88, '88, '88, '88 (and I'm still spendin' money from '88)
    '88, '88, '88, '88, '88
    '88 (and I'm still spendin' money from '88)

    (Hold up) I hear the hate, I don't sweat it
    'Cause I'm gettin' that fetti' ('fetti)
    I see a lot of mad rappers
    Derric D-Dot Angelettie
    Compliments to the chef
    Ya boy out here eatin' great
    Homie, you ain't no umpire
    Why you watchin' my plate?
    While you watchin my pockets, Jordan 3's in my closet
    I get it all sent to me
    So, I don't need to go to shoppin'
    I ain't braggin', I'm swaggin'
    My fly ladies what's happenin'?
    Shouts to Nicki, I'm an Aries and we go good with Sag's (yeah, yeah, yeah)
    Mhmm
    Hope that made you smirk
    I'm a flirt like Kirk
    With Dirty Money, God made dirt and uh, dirt don't hurt
    This for my, that's gettin' it every month on the first (yeah)

    No need to front
    Homie, pardon my back
    I'm gettin' it crazy
    How retarded is that? (yeah)
    I'm playin' my cards
    Got a fist full'a ace's
    And these lil' faces
    I'm spendin' you prolly could trace it (yeah)

    To '88, '88, '88, '88, '88
    '88, '88, '88, '88 (and I'm still spendin' money from '88)
    '88, '88, '88, '88
    (And I'm still spendin' money from '88)

    Yo, that's what my family was rockin'
    I just sat back and watched 'em (uh huh)
    I was only thirteen, so I ain't know nothin bout coppin' (nah)
    I just knew that they had it
    And if I asked then I got it
    It all started from trees
    Then it turned to narcotics (ah ha)
    All the whips was exotic (yeah)
    All the chicks was erotic (uh huh)
    Money was comin' so fast
    All you needed was product (true)
    And somebody to test it
    Find a good place to try it (uh huh)
    Never keep nothin' on you (nah)
    Find a good place to hide it (uh huh)
    If I'm in it I own it
    'Cause if I like it I buy it
    Keep the loud in the air
    Kinekt like that I'm quiet
    How'd you hop in this platinum
    And you ain't even near gold
    'Cause I'm still spendin' money
    That's twenty-four years old

    '88, '88, '88, '88, '88
    '88, '88, '88, '88, '88 (and I'm still spendin' money from '88)
    '88, '88, '88
    (And I'm still spendin' money from '88, from '88, from '88, from '88) Writer/s: Daniel Simmons, David Willis, Ernest Clark, Jason Phillips, John Maultsby, Keith James, Lonnie Smith, Marcos Palacios, Nasir Jones, Peter Phillips, Shawn Carter
    Publisher: Sony/ATV Music Publishing LLC, Universal Music Publishing Group, Warner Chappell Music, Inc.
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