"I Wanna Be" as written by Antonio Dixon, Warryn Campbell, Bj Sledge, Eric Dawkins, Taalib(musiq) Johnson, Damian Marley and Joi Campbell....
Look, I know we been friends for a while now
But, I just feel I can confess to you
It's gon' be hard but, alright here it goes

Imagine that the pillow that you cried on was my chest
And the tissue that you wiped your face with was my hand
Girl, imagine if you needed advice about some other guy,
I'm the one that comes to mind
Not try'na hear you tell nobody that I'm just a friend
Just try'na make sure I'm that body that you call your man
And anytime you need a shoulder, it's yours night or day
Well, what I'm try'na say is

I wanna be, the last number you call late at night
Said I wanna be, the first one that you dial when you open your eyes
Wanna be the one you run to, wanna be the one that ain't gon' hurt you
I wanna be, yeah
Wanna be, yeah

Be the man makin' your girls jealous (Girl, I wanna be)
Be the guy shuttin' down all the fellas (ooh)
Whatever you need, girl it's all on me
Your soldier, your friend or your lover (ooh)
Girl, I wanna be yours

Would it be cool, would you mind if I called you my boo, (my boo)
What if the next whip you was pushin' was the one I bought for you
Can I be the one that meets your Pops and take your mama shoppin'
Be the only one that I (wait!), have you thought about it (wait), Really thought about it
Maybe you should take some time, call your girls and talk about it (yeah)
Cause I done already made up my mind (my mind)
Don't need no more time to know if I wanna be with you

I wanna be, the last number you call late at night
Said I wanna be, the first one that you dial when you open your eyes
Wanna be the one you run to, wanna be the one that ain't gon' hurt you
I wanna be, yeah
Wanna be, yeah

Be the man makin' your girls jealous (I wanna)
Be the guy shuttin' down all the fellas (fellas, yeah)
Whatever you need, girl it's all on me
Your soldier, your friend or your lover (ooh)
Girl, I wanna be yours

Put me on your screen saver, all over your Myspace and
Make me one of your five favorites, that's where I wanna be
The one you cryin' for, stayin' up all night fightin' for
Wanna be your good, bad, love, hate, Girl!

Cross my heart, hope to die, on everything that's good
I'ma do you right, show you right, Get this understood
Cross my heart, hope to die, on everything that's good
I'ma do you right, show you right, Get this understood

I wanna be, the last number that you call late at night (oh)
first one that you dial when you open your eyes (when you open your eyes)
Wanna be the one you run to
Wanna be the one that ain't gon' hurt you (oh)
I wanna be, yeah (I wanna yours)
Wanna be, yeah

Be the man makin' your girls jealous (jealous, yeah)
Be the guy shuttin' down all the fellas (fellas)
Whatever you need, (uh)
Girl, it's all on me
Your soldier, your friend or your lover
Girl, I wanna be yours

Girl, I wanna be, yours
I wanna be, yours
be yours
I wanna be
be yours
I wanna be
Be yours


Lyrics submitted by masimo

"I Wanna Be" as written by Damian Robert Nesta Marley Taalib Johnson

Lyrics © Sony/ATV Music Publishing LLC, Universal Music Publishing Group

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    General Commentlove this song.
    i'm just gonna make a few changes,
    (:





    [Sigh] Look.. I know we've been friends for a while now.. But, I just feel like I can confess
    to you.. It's gonna be hard but.. Alright here it goes...

    [Verse 1:]

    Imagine that the pillow that you cried on was my chest, and the tissue that you wiped your
    face with was my hand
    Girl imagine if you needed advice about some other guy, I'm the one that comes to mind
    Not tryna' hear you tell nobody that I'm just a friend, just trying to make sure I'm that body
    that you call your man, and anytime you need a shoulder, *it's yours night or day*,
    but what I'm tryna' say is, I wanna be...

    [Chorus:]
    the last number you call late at night...
    first one that you dial when you open your eyes.
    i wanna be the one you run to,
    wanna be one that aint gonna hurt you,
    i wanna be yeah, wanna be yeah...
    be the man making your girls jealous,
    be the guy shuttin down all the fellas
    whatever you need girl it's all on me.
    your soldier, your friend, or your lover.
    girl i wanna be

    [Verse 2:]

    Would it be cool, would you mind if I called you my boo,
    what if the next whip u was pushin' was the one I bought for you.
    Can I be the one that meets your pops and take your mama shoppin', be the only one that I...
    Have you thought about it, wait, really thought about it?
    Maybe you should take some time call your girls and talk about it, yeah.
    'Cause I done already made up my mind, don't need no more time to know if I wanna be with you, I wanna be...

    [Verse 3:]

    Put me on your screen saver, all over your myspace and, make me one of your top favorites,
    that's where I wanna be... The one you cryin' for, (stand up for and fightin' for) wanna be
    your good, bad, love, hate girlll..

    [Chorus]

    cross my heart, hope to die
    on everything that's good,
    I'mma do you right, show you right, get this understood.
    cross my heart, hope to die
    on everything that's good,
    I'mma do you right, show you right, get this understood.

    [Chorus]

    Girl I wanna be (yours), I wanna be.... (yours)
    I wanna be, I wanna be...
    thrwmyhrtawy.on November 16, 2007   Link
  • 0
    General Commentreally gud song...it's sweet...i like it..1 of da few gud song on da album which isn't great
    lilmoion December 19, 2007   Link
  • 0
    General Commentholy shit, i love this song. so much. its amazing
    rofflecoptersSayson January 01, 2008   Link
  • 0
    General Commentthis song is soo good. i love it. i honestly cried when i first read the lyrics
    nikkicoleion March 08, 2008   Link
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    General Commentwaawww the song kills me cause i really fall in love of one of my best friends and i wanna to say to him evry word in that song s "wanna be your good, bad, love, hate girlll.." that song s makes me wanna cryy cause i know never he will see in that way :( ohh god
    angelika_mayaon May 11, 2008   Link
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    General Comment*luv this song* hes tryna tell dis girl dat he wnts her to be wit him. and how he really wants her.
    nikki_06on October 24, 2008   Link
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    General CommentAwww(: I love this song,Its so amazing! Its like my #1 favorite song.
    jbreland1230on August 10, 2010   Link
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    General CommentMy ex boyfriend told me to listen to this song after he broke up with me but he still knowa that I still have feelings for him but everytime I listen to this song I just think of the memories that we made together. :):)
    17millson April 07, 2016   Link

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