"Bonita Applebum" as written by Kamaal Ibn John Fareed, Ali Shaheed Jones-muhammad, Charles Stepney, William Henry Allen, Edwin Birdsong, Roy Ayers and Walter Booker....
Do I love you?
Do I lust for you?
Am I a sinner 'cause I do the two?
Could you let me know
Right now, please
Bonita Applebum

Bonita Applebum, you gotta put me on

Hey Bonita, glad to meet ya
For the kind of stunning newness, I must have foreseen ya
Hey, being with you is a top priority
Ain't no need to question the authority
Chairman of the board, the chief of affections
You got mine's to swing in your direction
Hey, you're like a hip hop song, you know?
Bonita Applebum, you gotta put me on

Bonita Applebum, you gotta put me on

38-24-37 (uh, uh, uh!)
You and me, hun, we're a match made in heaven
I like to kiss ya where some brothers won't
I like to tell ya things some brothers don't
If only you could see through your elaborate eyes
Only you and me, hun, the love never dies
Satisfaction, I have the right tactics
And if you need 'em, I got crazy prophylactics
So far, I hope you like rap songs
Bonita Applebum, you gotta put me on

Bonita Applebum, you gotta put me on


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"Bonita Applebum" as written by Edwin Birdsong Walter Booker

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    General CommentI love this song!!! it was so ghetto-90's love!!! I even remember the video!!! This song is straight-up love, straight from a male's point'-of-view. (I mean, how often do you get that? That's beauty right there!) It as the sweet, human infactuation-type s--t... and this song will always get me. (You ever wondered where the Fugees got the beat for "Killin' Me Softly remake.... right here.)
    Lyrical816on August 13, 2002   Link
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    General Commenti loved this song growing up, and i used to sing a long with the line "And if you need 'em, I got crazy prophylactics" until my dad told me that prophylactics are condoms....still a chill song tho.
    polythenepamon March 26, 2005   Link
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    General Commentthe song is pretty self explanatory
    can't believe no one has commented
    this song is hot just like every other one of the album
    welcometothemachineon June 24, 2007   Link
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    General Commenti looooooooooooooove this SONG
    christyx_ohon August 13, 2007   Link
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    General CommentI used to think it was "Renita Applebaum" that the guy was in love with a JAP! (well wasn't Hendrix at one point?) Just the viewpoint of The Tribe. LOL
    drpoundsignon March 27, 2008   Link
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    General CommentSo what does this song mean?
    melray562on December 30, 2009   Link
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    General CommentI just heard this on the radio and I can't understand why "prophylactics" was edited out. Why are we censoring safe sex practices but it's okay to play songs about sex with strippers and skeeting on them in a club?
    mOOdymellOwon February 26, 2013   Link

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