Hello Brooklyn 2.0

Album: American Gangster (2007)
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  • Hello Brooklyn

    Hello Brooklyn, how you doing?
    Where you going? And can I come too?
    And if I can, I'ma be your man
    You could be my lady, and have my baby
    And drive my cars, and drive me crazy
    Wherever your going baby girl just take me
    'Cause I'm so taken, if you taken
    I'm just saying baby, I'm just saying

    Like a mama you birthed me, Brooklyn you nursed me
    Schooled me with hard knocks, better than Berkeley
    They say you'd murk me by the time I was 21
    That shit disturbed me, but you never hurt me
    Hello Brooklyn, if we had a daughter
    Guess what I'ma call her, Brooklyn Carter
    When I left you for Virginia, it didn't offend ya
    'Cause you know I only stepped out to get dinner
    And I'm eating, so much I bought extra
    So much so that dinners now turned into breakfast
    I only roll Lexus, to hug your road
    I love your corners, I'm half your soul

    Hello Brooklyn, how you doing?
    Where you going? Can I come too?
    And if I can, I'ma be your man
    You could be my lady, and have my baby
    And drive my cars, and drive me crazy
    Wherever your going baby girl just take me
    'Cause I'm so taken, if you taken
    I'm just saying baby, I'm just saying

    Hello Brooklyn

    Hello Brooklyn
    Whats your story, she said she's eating on the run but she ain't N.O.R.E
    She said she's got a man but he ain't worried
    But baby I'ma have to rob him like Horry
    She said she love B.I.G. and she likes Tupac
    And when I said Jay-Z she say, "It's the Roc"
    I'ma leave it like this, like this like that
    Where Brooklyn at? Where Brooklyn at?
    Have you seen her? And when she tell you something 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 site eyes could see
    I said hello Brooklyn, but baby I hope you never say goodbye to me
    I said hello Brooklyn, buh-buh-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 you crazy, look how you made me
    Razor blades in my mouth walking 'round behaving
    All demented, black hoodies and Timberland'd
    Always scheming, "You see the gleam on that niggas pendant?"
    Hello Brooklyn, you bad influence
    Look what you had me doing
    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
    Though I'll lie flat in your bush, 'til we smoking C.I.
    What up to the boy B.I., you know I handle B.I.
    I don't half step on the 'caine, 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'ma bring you some Nets

    Hello Brooklyn, how you doing?
    Where you going? Can I come too?
    And if I can, I'ma be your man
    You could be my lady, and have my baby
    And drive my cars, and drive me crazy
    Wherever your going baby girl just take me
    'Cause I'm so taken, if you taken
    I'm just saying baby, I'm just saying

    Hello Brooklyn

    Hello Brooklyn, buh-buh-baby you are
    The sweetest thing eyes could see
    Hello Brooklyn, baby I hope you never say goodbye to me
    I said hello Brooklyn, buh-buh-baby you are so damn fine to me
    But I remember the time, place and the weather, on the day you said hi to me
    And let's say hello Brooklyn Writer/s: Adam Horovitz, Adam Nathaniel Yauch, Derrick L. Baker, Dwayne Carter, Michael Louis Diamond, Shawn C. Carter
    Publisher: BMG Rights Management, Sony/ATV Music Publishing LLC, Universal Music Publishing Group, Warner Chappell Music, Inc.
    Lyrics licensed and provided by LyricFind

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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