Live It Up

Album: Get Lifted (2004)
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  • You know we've been struggling for such a long time
    Working here and there just to get by
    It's finally time for me to get mine

    No more robbing Peter so we can pay Paul (oh no)
    Or going to Mama's house to make a phone call (no no)
    No we don't have to struggle at all

    'Cause now every day is feeling like Friday (Friday)
    I'm getting paid and doing it my way (my way)
    We're finally on our way
    Baby now it's time to celebrate

    Oh live it up
    We can go crazy
    Live it up
    You and me baby
    Live it up, live it up, live it up
    We're flying high
    Don't want to come down
    We'll let 'em know
    All over town and
    Live it up, live it up, live it up

    No more putting it in the layaway
    'Cause Boo I got the money today
    Come on and go to the mall and let's play
    Let's go raise a toast to the days ahead
    You can't take it with you when you're dead
    You might as well enjoy it now instead

    Oh now, it's about to be a long evening (yeah yeah)
    We'll party through the rest of the weekend (come on)
    We're finally on our way
    Baby now it's time to celebrate

    Oh live it up
    We can go crazy
    Live it up
    You and me baby
    Live it up, live it up, live it up
    (Oh we're flying high) We're flying high
    Don't want to come down
    We'll let 'em know
    All over town and
    Live it up, live it up, live it up

    (We can fly so high
    In the moonlit sky
    'Cause there's no more cloudy days
    It's so beautiful
    When you feel the flow
    We can dance the night away)

    Do you remember when times were hard?
    Oh so hard
    Through it all
    We've come so far (ha-ha ha-ha ooh)
    So we gotta live it up
    So we can just celebrate there's no more pain
    Raise your glass and feel no shame (ha-ha ha-ha ooh)
    Oh so we gotta live it up

    Oh live it up
    We can go crazy
    Live it up
    You and me baby
    Live it up, live it up, live it up
    (Oh we're flying high) we're flying high
    Don't want to come down (yeah yeah)
    We'll let 'em know
    All over town and
    Live it up, live it up, live it up

    Oh, it's time to celebrate baby (ha-ha ha-ha ooh)
    So, we don't have to worry no more
    We don't have to struggle no more baby

    So does it feel good to you?
    I know it feels good to you
    we don't have worry no more
    We don't have to struggle no more (ha-ha ha-ha ooh)
    It's time to celebrate baby (ha-ha ha-ha ooh)
    Yeah we gotta live it up Writer/s: ANTHONY HESTER, DEVON HARRIS, JOHN ROGER STEPHENS, TAREY TORAE
    Publisher: A SIDE MUSIC LLC D/B/A MODERN WORKS MUSIC PUBLISHING, Kobalt Music Publishing Ltd., RESERVOIR MEDIA MANAGEMENT INC, Sony/ATV Music Publishing LLC
    Lyrics licensed and provided by LyricFind

Comments: 1

  • Nikki from Chicago, IlMiri Ben-Ari, the Hip-Hop Violinist and Tarrey Torae, one half of the duo "J. Torae" are special guests on this song. Tarrey Torae's husband, J. Ivy (who is the other half of J. Torae) gave John Stephens the name "John Legend" because he has a style like the legends of old such as: Stevie Wonder, Sam Cooke and Donnie Hathaway. J. Ivy is also a poet best known for being on Def Poetry Jam and on Kanye West's first album "The College Dropout".
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