"Hard Knock Life" as written by Shawn C Carter, Mark James, Charles Strouse and Martin Charnin....
Take the bass line out
....no? you dont have to
Bounce with it

It's a hard knock life, for us
It's a hard kncok life, for us
Instead of treated we get tricked
Instead of kisses we get kicked
It's a hard knock life

I didn't know how to be
No crib on MTV
God only knows
Got my mini-me and the GP
See how it goes

Evil's all that i see
If you ask me my name
D to the Rizzo
E to the Vizzo
K to the Lizzo
I'm a crazy mother******
Ya'll knew that
Austen caught me in my first act
It's all backwards
What's with that
So I'll make a prophecy
From the dogs to the mini-me
Give me an escalade
Or two way bling bling on ebay

stick that in your pipe and smoke it
uh huh
this is for all my homies in bruge
uh huh uh huh uh huh

ahhh crystall
my moto
a couple of biatches
why not

I've gotta bust a move
drop and bust a groove
feelin fine
got an evil crew
Goldmember to lick my nine
till then I'll ***my**
Thats all
for shizzo my nizzo ya'll

this is a shout out to hoover
got MC
you all know him
That Jay-Z
I met him
Well i saw him in a resturaunt once
Stick that in your blunt and smoke it
yea...I said blunt

Lyrics submitted by alternativeaddict06

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    General CommentYes, I agree with Willard. This song is about the pain and suffering one can feel after the loss of a loved one, and the different stages of remorse and regret each individual experiences.
    The meaning is made painfully clear when Dr. Evil says
    "I've gotta bust a move
    drop and bust a groove
    feelin fine
    got an evil crew
    Goldmember to lick my nine
    till then I'll ***my**
    Thats all
    for shizzo my nizzo ya'll"
    This is one of the most beautiful, darkly poetic lines in all of modern music.
    I actually cried halfway through this song and had to turn it off until I could gather the strength to listen to all of it.
    All-in-all, this is a stunningly beautiful testament to emotional structure of the human soul, and how it reacts when faced with sheer adversity.
    I, myself, know: this song got me through a very tough time in my life.

    That is all.
    Nassleron February 21, 2007   Link
  • 0
    General CommentLOL! I LOVE THIS
    a scar in the skyon July 27, 2002   Link
  • 0
    General CommentLMAO.
    anticrombiekid92on July 27, 2002   Link
  • 0
    General Commentthis song kicks ass! i cant wait to see it in the movie
    alternativeaddict06on July 27, 2002   Link
  • 0
    General Commentcheesehead the movie came out yesterday... i saw it twice already- pretty damn good for a sequel if u ask me. im gonna slice it off n cut it off and make it guacaMOLEly! peace
    TiKiion July 27, 2002   Link
  • 0
    General Commenti know the movie came out already, but i just havent seen it yet myself, probly next week
    alternativeaddict06on July 28, 2002   Link
  • 0
    General CommentI saw the movie...Pretty Funny...Music Video Is Hilarious
    LimpedbRoachon July 28, 2002   Link
  • 0
    General CommentThis song is hilarious and so is the movie. Everyone should go see it, you'll piss yourselves!
    alouiseon July 30, 2002   Link
  • 0
    General CommentMost hilarious remix ever... this song makes the movie...
    Green_dayon August 13, 2002   Link
  • 0
    General CommentLOLLOLLOL
    U know Mike Myers wife wrote this. Besides taking it from Jay-Z. Its hilarious. I love it! I do I do I do ooooohhhhh
    MiZzMeGaN83on April 07, 2003   Link

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