Hello Brooklyn 2.0

Album: American Gangster (2007)
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  • Hello Brooklyn

    Hello Brooklyn, how you doin'?
    Where you goin'? Can I come to?
    And if I can, I'm a be your man
    You could be my lady and have my baby

    And drive my car and drive me crazy
    Wherever you goin', baby girl just take me
    'Cause I'm so taken, if you taken
    I'm just sayin' baby, I'm just sayin'

    Like a mama you birth me, Brooklyn you nursed me
    Schooled me with hard knocks, better than Berkeley
    They said you murked me by the time I was twenty one
    That shit disturbed me but you never hurt me

    Hello Brooklyn, if we had a daughter
    Guess what I'm a call her, Brooklyn Carter
    When I left you for Virginia, it didn't offend you
    'Cause you know I only stepped out to get dinner

    And I'm eatin', so much I bought extra
    So much so the dinner's now turnin' to breakfast
    I only roll Lexus, to hug your road
    I love your corners, I'm half your soul

    Hello Brooklyn, how you doin'?
    Where you goin'? Can I come to?
    And if I can, I'm a be your man
    You could be my lady and have my baby

    And drive my car and drive me crazy
    Wherever you goin', baby girl just take me
    'Cause I'm so taken, if you taken
    I'm just sayin' baby, I'm just sayin'

    Hello Brooklyn, what's your story?
    She said, she eatin' on the run but she ain't N.O.R.E.
    She said, she got a man but he ain't worried
    But baby, I'm a have to Rob him like Horry

    She said, she love B.I.G. and she like 2Pac
    And when I said Jay-Z, she said it's The ROC
    And I'm a leave it like this, like this like that
    Where Brooklyn at? Where Brooklyn at?

    Have you seen her?
    And when she tell you somethin' you better believe her
    She told me she like my New Orleans demeanor
    And so I said, "Goodbye Katrina"

    And hello Brooklyn
    But baby you are the sweetest sight eyes could see
    I said, ?Hello Brooklyn?
    But baby I hope you never say goodbye to me

    I said, ?Hello Brooklyn?
    But but baby you are so damn fine to me
    And I remember the time, place and the weather
    On the day you said hi to me and let's say hello Brooklyn

    Brooklyn we crazy, look how you made me
    Razor blades in my mouth walkin' 'round behavin'
    Or demented black hoodies and Timberlanded
    Always schemin' you see the green on that niggas pendant

    Hello Brooklyn, you bad influence, look what you had me doin'
    But I ain't mad at you, look at my attitude
    It says my life's too real, check out my ice grill
    Baby I'm cold as ice, like I'm from Brownsville

    But my Bed's in the Stuy, so while I Flatten your Bush
    Till we smoke a C.I. what up to the boy B.I.
    You know I handle B.I., I don't half step on a Kane
    Ask the dreads 'bout I, how you gwaan so?

    She like it hardcore, so I grind slow
    Iller than Albee Square Mall back in the 9-0
    My fine hoe we got some victims to catch
    So in a couple years baby, I'm a bring you some Nets

    Hello Brooklyn, how you doin'?
    Where you goin'? Can I come to?
    And if I can, I'm a be your man
    You could be my lady and have my baby

    And drive my car and drive me crazy
    Wherever you goin', baby girl just take me
    'Cause I'm so taken, if you taken
    I'm just sayin' baby, I'm just sayin'

    Hello Brooklyn
    But but baby, you are the sweetest thing eyes could see
    Hello Brooklyn
    Baby, I hope you never say goodbye to me

    I said, ?Hello Brooklyn?
    But baby, you are so damn fine to me
    But I remember the time, place and the weather
    On the day you said goodbye to me
    Writer/s: ADAM HOROVITZ, ADAM NATHANIEL YAUCH, DERRICK L. BAKER, DWAYNE CARTER, MICHAEL LOUIS DIAMOND, SHAWN C. CARTER
    Publisher: BMG RIGHTS MANAGEMENT US, LLC
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Comments: 1

  • Chris from Corte Madera, CaThis is a great song. One of the best off the album. I love at the end of the song, Jay says: (talking to brooklyn)"We got some victims catch, so in a couple years baby Ima bring you some Nets." Talking about his ownership of the New Jersey Nets and their potential move to Brooklyn. thats a great line, no one can top Jay.
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