Shut Up

Album: Black Panties (2011)
  • This song goes out
    To all the people out there that be running they mouth
    And they don't know what
    The hell they sayin'
    Shut up!

    Now that I've got my voice back let me start off sayin' that
    I appreciate the fans around the world that had my back
    And I just wanna thank God upstairs for keeping His hands on me
    And keeping all the doctors focused through my surgery
    Now, there's a couple of things I gotta get off my chest
    Some serious issues that I must address so
    Well, let's just get right to people said that I was done
    Said there was no way this time he's gonna over come
    And even before the doctors was done and I could awake
    A tsunami of rumors had come to wipe my career away
    After twenty two years of a blessed career
    Had me lying in my hospital bed crying mad tears ooh
    But just as I have many people hatin' me
    Had so many people loving me
    And let's not forget the hood around the world covering me
    And to everybody that be calling me
    Telling what they've been sayin' about me
    Bringin' all of this negative s*** and
    Y'all the ones I ain't f***ing with
    It's time for me to evaluate the people that I let up in my space
    Can I get a witness for all of this
    When people all up in your business

    Tell 'em shut up, tell 'em shut up
    Tell 'em shut up!
    I'm talking to you
    Tell 'em all shut up,
    Tell 'em all shut up
    Tell 'em all shut up
    And tell 'em, I'm talking to you

    He's washed up, he's lost it
    He ain't gotta no more
    Well I'm here to tell you today boy you haters are so slow
    And it saddens me to know
    Some of y'all want me to go away
    Well when it's time for me to go
    My God is gonna orchestrate
    Until then I will accept the stones
    Pray and try to get along but sometimes it's so hard for me to be strong
    See I got kids and I'm tryin' to love 'em
    So many things that I'm tryin' to juggle
    But I never thought this music would become my struggle oh
    The news said I lost my house my own people put me down
    And my friends no longer around no
    But you see deep underneath the surface
    I feel something's working in my behalf a victory is near yeah
    See my future ain't my past it's not the end of the hour gla**
    Who said it would not last
    Fans sick they a**

    Tell 'em shut up, shut up, shut up
    Tell 'em shut up, I'm talking
    I'm talking to you, shut ooh, shut up, shut up, shut up y'all
    Shut up, if you talking 'bout me I'm talking to you

    Now seriously after all these hits and melodies and memories
    You compare me to someone else O-M-G
    Now no offense to the other artist but come on dawg
    Let's be honest how many babies been made off me O-M-G
    Seriously you gonna act like that
    Sit there like it ain't no truth to that
    Looking at me like I ain't talking stats O-M-G
    Every boy, every girl, every child around the world
    From the 90's up until today was made off me

    Shut up, shut up, shut up
    Shut up, shut up, shut up, I'm talking to you
    Shut up, shut up, shut up
    Shut up, 'bout my life, shut up, 'bout my life, I'm talking to you
    (If the shoe fits, go ahead and wear it) Shut up, shut up, shut up
    Shut up, shut up, shut up, I'm talking to you
    Shut up (Told ya's just shut up, just shut up, just shut up) shut up, shut up
    I'm talking to you
    Shut up, shut up, shut up, I'm talking to you
    Shut up, shut up, shut up Writer/s: DORRELL MAYS, ROBERT S. KELLY
    Publisher: Universal Music Publishing Group, BMG Rights Management, Sony/ATV Music Publishing LLC
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