"Love Of My Life" as written by Raphael Saadiq, Erica Wright, Lonnie Rashid Lynn, James Jason Poyser, Robert C. Jr. Ozuna and Glenn Don Ii Standridge....
Right here what we gon' do is go back
Way back
Way back, yeah

I met him when I was a
Little girl, he gave me
He gave me poetry
And he was my first

But in my heart I knew I
Wasn't the only one
Cause when the tables turned
He had to break up

Whenever I got lonely
Or needed some advice
He gave me his shoulder
His words were very nice

But that is all behind me
Cause now there is no other
My love is his and his is mine
A friend became the

Love of my life
You are my friend
Love of my life
I can depend
Love of my life
Without you, baby
It feels like a simple true love

Hope this shit ain't clear
A freak-freak ya'll, and ya don't stop
To the beat ya'll and ya don't stop
A freak-freak

Or could it be that it was
All just so simple then
A teenage lover who said
He's just a friend

He moved around and we kept
In touch through his friend Mike
The world was young and he knew
We couldn't rush but

Whenever I got lonely
Or needed some advice
He gave me his shoulder
His words were very nice

But that is all behind me
Cause now there is no other
My love is his and his is mine
A friend became the

Love of my life
You are my friend
Love of my life
A dude I can depend, yeah, yeah
Love of my life
Feels like a simple true love, yeah

Love of my life
You are my friend
Love of my life
A dude I can depend, yeah, yeah
Love of my life
Feels like a simple true love, yeah

Hope this shit ain't clear

Y'all know how I met her
We broke up and got back together
To get her back I had to sweat her (sweat her)
Thought she roll wit bad boys forever
In many ways them boys made her better
To grow I had to let her (let her)
She needed cheddar and I understood that (that)
Lookin' for cheese that don't make her a hood rat (rat)
In fact she's a queen to me, her light beams on me
I love it when she sings to me
It's like that and a

Ooh you know you rock my world
And you be boy and I'll be girl
And we don't stop until the break of dawn
Ooh you know you rock my world
And you be boy and I'll be girl
And we don't stop until the break of oohhh


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"Love of My Life (An Ode to Hip Hop)" as written by Robert C. Ozuna Lonnie Rashid Lynn

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    General CommentThis song means that you should hold on to childhood love because it is the best kind of love you may ever experience in your lifetime because it is so innocent and pure. As a child you love people in a simple way.
    Adrienne05on September 30, 2004   Link
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    General Commentthe video 4 this is hot, i'm feelin it alot
    barnettzbabyon September 24, 2002   Link
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    General Commentthis song is a song about the love of hip hop....the REAL thing and not "hip pop." =P i love this song, because it reminds me that i can turn to hip hop to soothe my soul - "his words were very nice." REAL hip hop always seems to make me feel better...he's a true friend... =]
    eclecticSOULon December 21, 2004   Link
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    General CommentI love this song, and the movie Brown Sugar. My favorite part is when Syd says that she used to love him and she still does and in the music video when it say he used to love her. In a way, the song is talking about the movie. It's about a girl and a guy in love who still don't look at each other as a love intrest. They always call on each other whenever they are in trouble, need advice, or need someone to listen and understand.They don't realize that the one for them has always been there even as a child. In Brown Sugar Syd and Dre say they are just friends yet they don't see that their love for each other grew with hip hop. Throughout the movie Syd reads lines from her book and just watching the movie once, you might think she was talking about hip hop, and a little bit of it was. Dre wouldn't ask Syd on the radio when did she first fall in love with hip hop if they wern't calling there feelings for each other hip hop. Some of the things they say when they are talking about hip hop somewhat relate to them. Basically the song and the movie are saying two things. One, hip hop is losing it's way, and two, you still love him/her.

    Oh, and hip hop is losing it's way. There isn't any hip hop out their any more. Notice on radio stations that play hip hop, it's actually rap. Don't confuse rap with hip hop, they are different! Hip hop relates to true experinces and flows easily. Hip hop is something you can throw yourself into and find a way to free your imaginations and life experinces. Rap is just a bunch of shit about cars, clothers, money, jewelry, and ho's. At least know the difference!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!
    Prowler Kidon September 02, 2006   Link
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    General Commenti'm a lover of hip hop...hip hop is my survival, it gets me by, through all the hard times, the pains...it makes me smile, it makes me cry, its real...you dont get that anymore, but even though its on its deathbed, it will always be my first love, my last love and truest friend. the one who taught me all i need to know, inspired me when no one else would, and comforted me when everyone else abandoned me... tears may dry on their own but hip hop does a better job of wiping them away...this song is a true ode to hip hop..looooove it to bits..XxX
    ThE bLaCk EnIgMaon June 09, 2007   Link
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    General Commentyeah this song really is about hip hop.
    "he gave me poetry"=rap rhymes
    "cause when the tables turned, we had to break up"
    means it litterally.
    "we kept in touch through his friend mic"
    microphone. yeah.
    cool song
    ogsportoon November 30, 2007   Link
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    General Commentcompletly stolen form commons i used to love h.e.r but its erykah so its okay.
    the song tells the story of hip hop in erykahs eyes and how she grew with hip hop as if it were her friend or boyfriend. a significant part of her life like hip hop is with me and so many others.
    if your a true hip hop head you should be able to spot all the puns and used hip hop lyrics!
    respectyourmotheron February 25, 2008   Link
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    General Comment...Hip hop your the love of my life,hip hop your the love of my life....and it dont stop!!.. i love this soundtrack and the movie "Brown Sugar". #HighSkulMemories :-)
    corettapon January 22, 2015   Link

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