Around The Way Girl

Album: Mama Said Knock You Out (1990)
Charted: 36 9
  • Ya gotta shook up, shook down, shook up all your lovin'
    All your loving

    I want a girl with extensions in her hair
    Bamboo earrings, at least two pair
    A Fendi bag and a bad attitude
    That's all I need to get me in a good mood
    She can walk with her switch and talk with street slang
    I love when I woman ain't afraid to do her thang
    Standin' at the bus stop, suckin' on a lollipop
    When she gets pumpin', it's hard to make the hotty stop
    She likes to dance to the rap jam
    She's sweet as brown sugar with candied yams
    Honey-coated complexion
    Music camay
    Let's hear it for the girl
    She's from around the way

    I need that around the way girl (Around the way girl)
    That's the one for me (She's the one)
    I need that around the way girl
    Ya gotta shook up, shook down, shook up all your lovin'

    Silky, bilky
    Your smiles' like sunshine
    That's why I had to dedicate at least one rhyme
    To all the cuties in the neighborhood
    'Cause if I didn't tell you, then another brother would
    You're sweet like sugar with your gangsta talk
    Wanna eat you like a cookie when I see you walk
    With your rayon, silk, or maybe even denim
    It really doesn't matter as long as your in 'em
    You can break hearts and manipulate minds
    Or surrender, act tender
    Be gentle and kind
    You always know what to say and do
    Go flip when you think your man is playing you
    No cheap or petty
    You're ready for loving
    You're real independent, so your parents be buggin'
    But if you ever need a place to stay
    Come around my way

    I need that around the way girl (Around the way girl)
    That's the one for me (She's the only one)
    I need that around the way girl
    Ya gotta shook up, shook down, shook up all your lovin'

    Perm in your hair, or even a curly weave
    With your New Edition/Bobby Brown button on your sleeve
    I tell you come here
    You say meet me half way
    'Cause brothers been poppin' that yang all day
    Around the way, you're like neighborhood jewel
    All the homeboys sweat ya, so you're crazy cool
    Wear your gold in the summer with your biking shorts
    While your watchin' all the brothers on the basketball court
    Goin' to the movies with your homegirl's crew
    While the businessmen in suits be hawkin' you
    Baby hair pumpin', lip gloss a-shinin'
    I think you're in the mood for whinin' and dinin'
    So we can go out and eat somewhere
    We got a lot of private jokes to share
    Lisa, Angela, Pamela, Renee
    I love you, you're from around the way

    I need that around the way girl (Around the way girl)
    That's the one for me (She's all I ever need)
    I need that around the way girl (Around the way girl)
    Fine as can be (She's all I ever need)
    I need that around the way girl (Around the way girl)
    That's the one for me (She's the only one)
    I need that around the way girl (Around the way girl)
    Fine as can be

    Ya gotta shook up, shook down, shook up all your lovin'
    Ya gotta shook up, shook down, shook up
    Ya gotta shook up, shook down, shook up all your lovin'
    Ya gotta shook up, shook down, shook up
    Ya gotta shook up, shook down, shook up all your lovin'
    Ya gotta shook up, shook down, shook up
    Ya gotta shook up, shook down, shook up all your lovin'
    Ya gotta shook up, shook down, shook up
    Ya gotta shook up, shook down, shook up all your lovin'

Comments: 2

  • Fine Brown Sugar from Kansas City, Mothis is the sh** i love this song
  • Dave from Toledo, OhFrom the time LL Cool J released his first song.
    He has always been Class Act Rapper.
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