"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....
Bonita Applebum, hey hon, hey hon
Bonita Applebum, go 'head with yourself
Bonita Applebum, hey hon, hey hon
Bonita Applebum, you gotta put me on

I said Bonita Applebum, hey hun, hey hun
Bonita Applebum, go 'head with yourself
Bonita Applebum, hey hun, hey hun
Bonita, nita, nita, nita, nita, come on

Bonita Applebum, remember way back woo
When you used to play your knickers and your pigtail do
I used to be all on it like a fly
Back in the days, Bonita was a hit

I flirted and I flirted 'til there was no end
But she kicked the diabolical and said we was friends
Honey, you was funny, but I'm tired of that
It's three years later, I got a new rap

Got a little older, a tidbit wiser
I gained twenty pounds, six inches higher
Speakin' of high, I saw you smoke the hootie mack
Your ex-boyfriend claims he gets the booty back

But I'm here to testify, it'll be a hard try
Slappin' my knees, lettin' out sighs
Wanna keep you slammin' like a hip hop song
Bonita Applebum, gotta put me on

Bonita Applebum, hey hon, hey hon
Bonita Applebum, go 'head with yourself
Bonita Applebum, hey hon, hey hon
Bonita Applebum, you gotta put me on

I said Bonita Applebum, hey hun, hey hun
Bonita Applebum, go 'head with yourself
Bonita Applebum, hey hun, hey hun
Bonita, nita, nita, nita, nita, come on

I'll never shed a tear, but then again I won't steer
You wrong, I'll steer you strong, for affection steer ya here
I'll take you to a place that's farther than the you know
what do you know, if we go to El Segundo

Your presence should be close, so like on "Buddy", I'll toast
To the ever clever you, to say the least, you're the most
Honey, you're my honey, a yo dip, you're my dip
Treasure and forever, velvet pleasure with Tip

As we glide and move, cushy like a pillow that's soft and smooth
Ricky D said, we got to show and prove
Do it to the music that's the raw butt groove
Intimidate the boy

Cupid, that's his name, pickin' on us suckas
It's his flippin game, but Tip won't fall for that
Instead, I'll get the Natives and we rush to the latest Lamstons store
Get a six pack of hats for

Bonita Applebum, hey hon, hey hon
Bonita Applebum, go 'head with yourself
Bonita Applebum, hey hon, hey hon
Bonita Applebum, you gotta put me on

I said Bonita Applebum, hey hun, hey hun
Bonita Applebum, go 'head with yourself
Bonita Applebum, hey hun, hey hun
Bonita, nita, nita, nita, nita, come on


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"Bonita Applebum" as written by Charles Stepney Ali Shaheed Muhammed

Lyrics © EMI Music Publishing, Peermusic Publishing, Warner/Chappell Music, Inc., Universal Music Publishing Group, GOPAM ENTERPRISES INC, MUSIC SALES CORPORATION

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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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