"Mr. Carter" as written by Shawn Carter and Writers Unknown....
Yo!
Yo, Drew and Inf, this, this right here is crazy
I-I feel big! You-know what I mean
Like not big in the sense of weight, you know what I mean?
Like gainin' weight or nothin' like that, like colossal
Know what I mean, like
I heard you were lookin' for me

Hey, Mr. Carter (hello)
Tell me, where have you been? (haha you know)
'Cause they've been asking, they've been searching
They've been wondering why (I know)
Hey, Mr. Carter (hey, hello)
Tell me, where have you been? (shit, you know)
'Cause they've been asking, they've been searching
They've been wondering why (hahahah)

Yeah, to you forever, from me to you
I heard somebody say "Church," I'ma need a suit
I'ma need a Coupe, I won't need a roof
Flyer than "Beetlejuice, Beetlejuice, Beetlejuice"
I got the flow, I'm tryin' to see the roof
Didn't wear a bulletproof
So I got shot and you can see the proof
Blind eyes could look at me and see the truth
Wonder if Stevie do? But I'ma leave it to
God, not Beaver, neither you
'Cause I'ma murder Y, kill O and even U
Man, I got Summer hatin' on me
'Cause I'm hotter than the Sun
Got Spring hatin' on me 'cause I ain't never sprung
Winter hatin' on me 'cause I'm colder than y'all
And I will never, I will never, I will never fall
I'm being hated by the seasons
So fuck y'all who hatin' for no reason

Hey, Mr. Carter (I am him!)
Tell me, where have you been?
(Around the world and I'm back again!)
'Cause they've been asking, they've been searching
(Who's been askin' about me?)
They've been wondering why? (in case you wonderin'! Hah!)
Hey, Mr. Carter (I am him!)
Tell me, where have you been?
(Around the world now I'm back again!)
'Cause they've been asking, they've been searching
(Who's been askin' about me?)
They've been wondering why? (in case you wonderin'! Hah!)

I been in and out the bank, bitch
While y'all asshole niggas been on the same shit
I flush and watch 'em go down the drain quick
Two words you never hear: "Wayne quit!"
'Cause Wayne win and they lose
I call them April babies, 'cause they fools
And when they snooze, we up
Feet up, like a parapleguc
Or paraplegic? I parallel park
In that red-and-yellow thing, old school Atlanta Hawk
Like I'm from College Park, but I'm from Hollygrove
Now all my Bloods scream "Su-Woo and "Da-da-do"
I know my role and I play it well
And I weigh it well, on my Libra scale
I suck a pussy, fuck a pussy, leave it there
Long hair, don't even care (yup!)

Hey, Mr. Carter (I am him!)
Tell me, where have you been?
(Around the world, now I'm back again!)
'Cause they've been asking, they've been searching
(Who's been askin' about me?)
They've been wondering why? (in case you wonderin')
Hey, Mr. Carter (I am him!)
Tell me, where have you been?
(Around the world, now I'm back again!)
'Cause they've been asking, they've been searching
(Who's been askin' about me?)
They've been wondering why?
(In case you wonderin', chyeah)

I'm right here in my chair with my crown and my dear
Queen B, as I share mic time with my heir
Young Carter, go farther, go further, go harder
Is that not why we came? And if not, then why bother?
Show no mercy to Murcielago
So far from bein' the bastard that Marcy had fathered
Now my name's being mentioned with the martyrs
The Biggies and the Pacs and the Marleys and the Marcuses
Garvey, got me a molotov-cocktail flow
Even if you box well, can't stop the blows
Kaboom! The Roc Boy in the room
The dope boy I just came off the spoon
Also, I'm so fly I'm on auto-
Pilot, while guys just stare at my wardrobe
I see Euros, that's right: plural
I took so much change from this rap game, it's your go
(Hey Mr. Carter) Young!

It's my go, yeah
And I'ma go so opposite of soft
Off the richter, Hector, Camacho Man, Randy Savage
Far from average, above status-quo
Flow so pro
I know I ride slow, and when I pass
They say, "What up, Killa?"
Man, stop bringin' up my past!
And next time you mention Pac, Biggie, or Jay Z
Don't forget Weezy, baby

Hey, Mr. Carter (Amen)
Tell me, where have you been? (yeah)
'Cause they've been asking, they've been searching
They've been wondering why? (haha)
Hey, Mr. Carter (Amen)
Tell me, where have you been? (Hova!)
'Cause they've been asking, they've been searching (Weezy)
They've been wondering why? (baby!)

Hey, Mr. Carter (hahaha)
Tell me, where have you been? (I been hustlin')
'Cause they've been asking, they've been searching
(Hustlin' hard) They've been wondering why?
(Chyeaa) Hey, Mr. Carter

And I swear to everything, when I leave this Earth
It's gonna be on both feet, never knees in the dirt
And you can try me, fucker, but when I squeeze, it hurt
Ahh, we'll lose two lives: yours and mine
Give me any amount of time, don't let Ms. Carter grieve
At the funeral parlor, drippin' tears down my sleeve
Give me any amount of time, don't let Ms. Carter grieve


Lyrics submitted by ramjaw, edited by Mellow_Harsher

"Mr. Carter" as written by Shawn Carter Dwayne Carter

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    General Commenthahaha
    'beatlejuice' three times in a song? really?
    It's hard to take him seriously.

    this whole album is so ridiculous,
    I can't believe that it was so anticipated.
    rescindedon June 16, 2008   Link
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    General Commenti have one question...

    in the first verse you have I heard somebody said church, I'ma need a suit

    it sounds like he says i heard somebody said judge, I'ma need a sue....

    anyone else?
    willk23on June 16, 2008   Link
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    General CommentNo, I agree with the lyrics, "I heard somebody said church, I'ma need a suit ", it would work the way you put it though.

    My question is from the Jay verse, "The Biggie's and the Pac's and the Marley's and the Marcuses", which Marcus is he talking about?
    imtherilldillon June 18, 2008   Link
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    General CommentNo, I agree with the lyrics, "I heard somebody said church, I'ma need a suit ", it would work the way you put it though.

    My question is from the Jay verse, "The Biggie's and the Pac's and the Marley's and the Marcuses", which Marcus is he talking about?
    imtherilldillon June 18, 2008   Link
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    General CommentAre you sure it isn't "I heard somebody said church, I'ma need it _soon_"?
    plugitinon June 23, 2008   Link
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    General Commentimtherilldill, He's talking about Marcus Garvey, he says it right after that part.
    lucyinthesky010on June 23, 2008   Link
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    General Commentthe verse where he says "i suck a pussy/ fuck a pussy/ leave it there/ long hair don't even care"

    what does that mean?
    stamarindoon June 23, 2008   Link
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    General Comment"hahaha
    'beatlejuice' three times in a song? really?
    It's hard to take him seriously.

    this whole album is so ridiculous,
    I can't believe that it was so anticipated."

    Rescinded you moron...

    The reason why he says it three times is because you have to say his name three times to summon him in the movie.

    That's one of my favorite lines from Wayne, simply because I'm a big fan of the movie Beetlejuice.

    His whole album is great i only know of about two songs that I don't listen to.
    Friscom99on June 23, 2008   Link
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    General CommentPreciate it "lucyinthesky010"
    That was buggin me, I should have caught that.
    Good call though.
    imtherilldillon June 25, 2008   Link
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    General CommentPreciate it "lucyinthesky010"
    That was buggin me, I should have caught that.
    Good call though.
    imtherilldillon June 25, 2008   Link

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