"No Scrubs" as written by Lisa Lopes, Kevin Jerome Briggs, Kandi L. Burruss and Tameka D. Cottle....
A scrub is a guy that think he's fine
And is also known as a buster
Always talkin' about what he wants
And just sits on his broke ass
So (no)

I don't want your number (no)
I don't want to give you mine and (no)
I don't want to meet you nowhere (no)
I don't want none of your time and (no)

I don't want no scrub
A scrub is a guy that can't get no love from me
Hanging out the passenger side
Of his best friend's ride
Trying to holler at me
I don't want no scrub
A scrub is a guy that can't get no love from me
Hanging out the passenger side
Of his best friend's ride
Trying to holler at me

But a scrub is checkin' me
But his game is kinda weak
And I know that he cannot approach me
cause I'm lookin' like class and he's lookin' like trash
Can't get wit' no deadbeat ass
So (no)

I don't want your number (no)
I don't want to give you mine and (no)
I don't want to meet you nowhere (no)
I don't want none of your time (no)

I don't want no scrub
A scrub is a guy that can't get no love from me
Hanging out the passenger side
Of his best friend's ride
Trying to holler at me
I don't want no scrub
A scrub is a guy that can't get no love from me
Hanging out the passenger side
Of his best friend's ride
Trying to holler at me

If you don't have a car and you're walking
Oh yea son I'm talking to you
If you live at home wit' your momma
Oh yes son I'm talking to you (baby)
If you have a shorty but you don't show love
Oh yes son I'm talking to you
Wanna get with me with no money
Oh no I don't want no (oh)

No scrub
No scrub (no no)
No scrub (no no no no no)
No scrub (no no)
No

I don't want no scrub
A scrub is a guy that can't get no love from me
Hanging out the passenger side
Of his best friend's ride
Trying to holler at me
I don't want no scrub
A scrub is a guy that can't get no love from me
Hanging out the passenger side
Of his best friend's ride
Trying to holler at me

I don't want no scrub
A scrub is a guy that can't get no love from me
Hanging out the passenger side
Of his best friend's ride
Trying to holler at me
I don't want no scrub
A scrub is a guy that can't get no love from me
Hanging out the passenger side
Of his best friend's ride
Trying to holler at me

I don't want no scrub
A scrub is a guy that can't get no love from me
Hanging out the passenger side
Of his best friend's ride
Trying to holler at me
I don't want no scrub
A scrub is a guy that can't get no love from me
Hanging out the passenger side
Of his best friend's ride
Trying to holler at me

I don't want no scrub
A scrub is a guy that can't get no love from me
Hanging out the passenger side
Of his best friend's ride
Trying to holler at me
I don't want no scrub
A scrub is a guy that can't get no love from me
Hanging out the passenger side
Of his best friend's ride
Trying to holler at me


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"No Scrubs" as written by Kandi Burruss Tameka Cottle

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  • +5
    General CommentThis song is not conceited. They don't want scrubs.
    You know, the ones who hit on you hanging out of the car. But don't have a real job, don't know how to treat their girlfriends, and still live at home because they can't get their act together.

    Who wants that? No one. So are they conceited? No
    idntfckloserson May 27, 2007   Link
  • +5
    General Commentthis song was controversial during its time because it portrayed women as gold-diggers who just look for money in a relationship (this is one of the many ways the song can be interpreted). i personally agree with posters before me (klinky / idntfcklosers / honestfi) - whenever i listened to this song, i always interpreted it as a woman (who was probably good-looking and had a future laid out for her) being tired of getting picked up by trashy, jerky assholes that weren't getting anywhere. "tryin' to holler at me" is indication of a guy who resorts to lowly cheap ways to get booty. i'm not sure which woman would ever want that - sure it's picky, but it's not conceited.
    seamoraineon December 28, 2007   Link
  • +2
    General Commentyea.. here it is..


    See, if you can't spatially expand my horizon
    Then that leaves you in a class with scrubs never risin'
    I don't find it surprisin'
    If you don't have the g's
    To please me and bounce from here to the coast of overseas
    So, let me give you somethin' to think about
    Inundate your mind with intentions to turn you out
    Can't forget the focus on the picture in front of me
    You as clear as DVD on digital TV screen
    Satisfy my appetite with something spectacular
    Check your vernacular
    And then I get back to ya
    With diamond like precision
    Insatiable is what I envision
    Can't detect acquisition
    From your friend's expedition
    Mr. Big Willy if you really wanna know
    Ask Chilli, could I be a silly ho
    Not really, T-Boz and all my senoritas
    Is steppin' on your Filas
    But you don't hear me though
    kill_your_idolson April 30, 2002   Link
  • +2
    General CommentThis song seems to say that if you're a guy and you ain't got money, you're nothing. A reaffirming song for any guy who is unsuccessfully dating, unemployed or can't afford real estate in his area.
    stoolhardyon December 16, 2004   Link
  • +1
    General Commenthere ya go..............
    See, if you can't spatially expand my horizon
    Then that leaves you in a class with scrubs never risin'
    I don't find it surprisin' If you don't have the g's
    To please me and bounce from here to the coast of overseas
    So, let me give you somethin' to think about
    Inundate your mind with intentions to turn you out
    Can't forget the focus on the picture in front of me
    You as clear as DVD on digital TV screen
    Satisfy my appetite with something spectacular
    Shake your vernacular And then I get back to ya
    With diamond like precision
    Insatiable is what I envision
    Can't detect acquisition
    From your friend's expedition
    Mr. Big Willy if you really wanna know
    Ask Chilli, could I be a silly ho
    Not really, T-Boz and all my senoritas
    Is steppin' on your Filas
    But you don't hear me though:)
    sExY mAmAon June 16, 2002   Link
  • +1
    General CommentNot bad, but it does seem pretty concieted.
    Really concieted, actually. Arrogant, more like.
    SMUSER17002421on February 12, 2006   Link
  • +1
    General Commentit means " i value money over love, so dont come near me if you only got love to give" sums up the whole modern RnB / Rap scene quite simply. im sick of seeing rappers like 50cent, jay z and the like dripping in gold and surrounded by paid women who act like ego accessories. once upon a time rap music was about the street. notice jayz say he was gonna boycot crystal champagne cos they didnt want to be associated with him? ha @ being rejected by the very people who and others like him are trying to get with. serves you right for projecting your fake a$$ image money hoes!
    hehe rant over ;)
    ukguyon July 02, 2006   Link
  • +1
    General CommentIts not freeloafing off a chick Feddy, these chicks want to freeload.

    The whole song is only saying one thing 'if you dont have money i dont want to know' an all too common stand point..
    Sniddyon August 11, 2006   Link
  • +1
    General CommentIm like the whitest girl ever. But I LOVE THIS SONG
    didn't Kandi write this from Realhouse of ATL
    britishmusicisbetteron August 28, 2009   Link
  • 0
    General Commentdoes anyone know the lyrics to the rap by left eye?
    <3 RIP LISA LOPES <3
    we will all missy you..
    ame3wan6on April 27, 2002   Link

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