Thank Me Now

Album: Thank Me Later (2010)
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  • You could thank me now, uh, go 'head
    Thank me later, yeah I know what I said (what I said)
    But later doesn't always come so instead (so instead)
    It's okay, you could thank me now, uh, yeah
    Well alright
    Here I Go

    Uh, Mahalo from the hardest act to follow
    Lately I've been drinking like there's a message in a bottle
    Aloha's to women with no ties to men
    That I know well, that way there are no lies
    You can thank me now for all the info I give to you niggas
    I'm on the brink of influential, I'm here for you niggas
    I guess a hit doesn't add up to a career for you niggas
    I must have been hard to watch, what a year for you niggas
    It's December 31st and we in Miami just meditating
    You got your resolutions, we just got reservations
    Living out a dream it feels like I stayed up
    And we just want to party, Patron straight up
    Fuck that old shit, I'm on new things
    OVO Clique, Red Wing Boot Gang
    Yeah we want it all, half was never the agreement
    Who would have thought the route we'd chosen
    Would ever end up this scenic?
    I can relate to kids going straight to the league
    When they recognize that you got what it takes to succeed
    And that's around the time
    That your idols become your rivals
    You make friends with Mike
    But got to A.I. him for your survival
    Damn, I swear sports and music are so synonymous
    'Cause we want to be them, and they want to be us
    So on behalf of the demanded and the entertainment
    That you take for granted, you can thank me now
    And oh my goodness you're welcome, you're welcome
    At this point me is who I am trying to save myself from
    Rappers hit me up and I never know what to tell them
    'Cause they think that I can help them
    Get back to where they fell from
    But drink up, cause everyone here is good tonight
    Except the niggas that I came with, they good for life, yeah
    That's how you know it's going down
    In case another chance never comes around

    You could thank me now, uh, go 'head
    Thank me later, yeah I know what I said (know what I said)
    But later doesn't always come so instead (so instead)
    It's okay, you could thank me now (you, you, you)
    (You, you, you)
    (You, you, you)

    Uh, shallow nigga but deep enough to have gone swimming
    I think I'm spending all my time with the wrong women
    I think I'll have a chance at love and knowing me I'll miss it
    Cause me dedicating my time just isn't realistic
    Man, the good girls went silent on me
    They got a boyfriend, or left for college on me
    And all the bad ones I used to hit are friends now
    That make me wish I had a little less mileage on me
    But do I ever come up in discussion
    Over double pump lattes and low fat muffins?
    Do I? or is missing what we had out of the question?
    I'm probably just the reason that you learned your lesson
    I got flows for the Marilyn Monroe's
    Who was there before it all, I guess that's how it goes
    They hear about your cons, but focus on your pros
    And love you for who you are from the bottom of they soul
    But those same ones from your area will grow into women
    That are ready to get married at hello
    Because of what they allowed, where are they all now?
    I know they're somewhere watching
    So I'm trying to make them proud
    Searching for the meaning, you'll find it next to me
    They tell me I'm the hottest, guess we finally get to see
    I'm feeling like Nas, who am I to disagree?
    They say the doors will open up
    Soon as you find the missing key
    That's probably why I'm in this bitch shining
    Jump up in the sky and put the stars into alignment
    I rep the ATF in case you need to be reminded
    And the bandwagon's full
    But you can try and run behind it, I'm sorry
    Poolside drinking, Margarita rounds
    Shout out to my city though I hardly be in town
    I'm the black sheep but Chris Farley wears the crown
    And I know life is just a game
    In which the cards are facing down
    I'm in a world where things are taken, never given
    How long they choose to love you will never be your decision
    And I'm aware that this could be the last time you listen
    So while I'm still here in this position

    You could thank me now, uh, go 'head
    Thank me later, yeah I know what I said
    But later doesn't always come so instead
    It's okay, you could thank me now (you, you, you)
    (You, you, you)
    (You, you, you)
    It's okay (okay) Writer/s: Aubrey Graham, Darryl Pearson, Timothy Mosley
    Publisher: ANTHEM ENTERTAINMENT LP, Universal Music Publishing Group
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