Bye Baby
by Nas

Album: Life Is Good (2012)
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  • I guess you knew and blew a good thing, baby

    Bye baby, I guess you knew why I walked away
    When we walked to the altar that was an awesome day
    Did counseling, couldn't force me to stay
    Something happens when you say I do, we go astray
    Why did we mess it up? We was friends, we had it all
    Reason you don't trust men, that was ya daddy fault
    He in the grave let it go he no longer living
    Said you caught him cheating with mom, fucking other women
    Fuck that gotta do with us, here's the keys to the newest truck
    Birkin bags, we burnin' cash, now baby do it up
    No matter who you fuck, that was before me
    Wanted you as my shorty since before I saw you screamin'
    "Hate you so much right now"
    Should've saw the man in angry black women
    Actions of a demon, I'm leaving

    I guess you knew and blew a good thing, baby (Bye baby)
    You know I'm saying bye-bye (Bye bye baby)
    'Cause I'm sayin' bye bye (Bye baby)
    'Cause I'm sayin' bye bye
    I guess you knew and blew a good thing, baby

    Bye baby, I guess you know why I had to leave
    Seven months in your pregnancy, 'bout to have my seed
    Let's take it back some years, rewind it to the happy years
    You and your Star Trak fam, I'm thinking you cats are weird
    Same time different year, I was diggin' your flow
    Then I tatted you on my arm so niggas would know
    I thought no one could stop us, matching gold watches
    I was your Johnny Depp, you was my Janis Joplin
    Yet, the cuter version, yet I knew you personally
    Better than you knew yourself and I knew this for certain
    Crib in the Dominican you got away from everybody
    You screaming at the racist cops in Miami was probably
    The highlight of my life, like "Hiyo look at my wife"
    Gangsta, me and twenty cops 'bout to fight, crazy night
    Bailed you out, next morning we got clean
    Like it never happened and later we at that Heat game
    Just another day in the life of two people in love
    But it wasn't enough, so baby guess what

    I guess you knew and blew a good thing, baby (bye baby)
    I can't believe that this is happening to us (Bye bye baby)
    'Cause I'm sayin' bye bye (bye baby)
    'Cause I'm sayin' bye bye
    I guess you knew and blew a good thing, baby

    Listen, could you imagine writing your deposition?
    Divorce lawyer telling you how this thing gonna be ending?
    "With you paying out the ass, and I'm talking half
    Not some but half, no serious, half"
    Half of your soul, half of your heart you leaving behind
    It's either that or die, I wanted peace of mind
    And all I seen was selfish cowards, under they breath
    Saying "why did Nas trust her?", but look at yourself, speak louder bro
    You live with your baby moms and scared to make an honest woman out of her
    And make her your bride, fake pimps you ain't even alive
    At least I can say I tried plus enjoyed the ride
    Plus we got our little boy, my little joy and pride
    He got my nose, my grill, your color, your eyes
    Next go round I hope I pick the truest type and watch me do it all again
    It's a beautiful life, aight
    Goodbye

    (Bye baby)
    You know I'm saying bye bye (bye bye baby)
    I can't believe that this is happening to us (bye bye baby)
    'Cause I'm sayin' bye bye (bye baby)
    I guess you knew and blew a good thing, baby
    I guess you knew and blew a good thing, baby Writer/s: TIMOTHY WILLIAM GATLING, GENE GRIFFIN, AARON ROBIN III HALL, NASIR JONES, SALAAM REMI, TEDDY RILEY, NOAH SHEBIB
    Publisher: Sony/ATV Music Publishing LLC, Kobalt Music Publishing Ltd., Universal Music Publishing Group, BMG Rights Management
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