"Hard" as written by Robyn Fenty, Jay Jenkins, Christoper Stewart and Terius / Nash....
Yeah, yeah, yeah (Yeah, yeah, yeah)
Yeah, yeah, yeah (Ah yeah, yeah, yeah)
Ah yeah, yeah, yeah (Ah yeah, yeah, yeah)
Ah yeah, ah yeah, ah yeah, yeah
Ah yeah, ah yeah, ah yeah, yeah

They can say whatever, I'ma do whatever
No pain is forever, yup, you know this
Tougher than a lion, ain't no need in tryin'
I live where the sky ends, yup, you know this
Never lyin', truth teller
That Rihanna reign, just won't let up
All black on, blacked out shades
blacked out Maybach
I'ma rock this shit like fashion, as in
Goin' til they say stop
And my runway never looked so clear
But the hottest bitch in heels right here
No fear, and while you getting your cry on, I'm getting my fly on
Sincere, I see you aiming at my pedestal,
I betta let ya' know

That I, I, I, I'm so hard (So hard) ah yeah, yeah, yeah,
I'm so hard, (Too hard) that I, I, I,
I'm so hard,(So hard) ah yeah, yeah, yeah,
I'm so hard (Too hard) that I, I, I,
I'm so hard (So hard) ah, yeah, yeah, yeah,
I'm so hard (Too hard)
So hard, so hard, so hard, so hard

Ah yeah, yeah, yeah that Rihanna reign just won't let up
Ah yeah, yeah, yeah that Rihanna reign just won't let up
Ah yeah, yeah, yeah that Rihanna reign just won't let up
So hard, so hard, so hard, so hard

All up on it, know you wanna clone it
Ain't like me, that chick too phony
Ride this beat, beat, beat like a pony
Meet me at the top (Top, top) Gettin' loaded
Who think they test me now
Run through your town, I shut it down
Brilliant, resilient
Fan mail from 27 million
And I want it all
It's gonna take more than that, hope that ain't all you got
I need it all
The money, the fame, the cars, the clothes
I can't just let you run up on me like that (All on me like that) yeah
I see you aiming at my pedestal
So I think I gotta let ya' know

That I, I, I, I'm so hard (So hard) ah yeah, yeah, yeah,
I'm so hard, (Too hard) that I, I, I,
I'm so hard,(So hard) ah yeah, yeah, yeah,
I'm so hard (Too hard) that I, I, I,
I'm so hard (So hard) ah, yeah, yeah, yeah,
I'm so hard (Too hard)
So hard, so hard, so hard, so hard

Go hard or go home
Back to your residence
Soon the red dogs will give the block back to the presidents
I used to run my own block like Obama did
You ain't gotta believe me, go ask my momma then
You couldn't even come in my room, it smelled like a kilo
Looked like me and two of my boys playing casino
Trying to sell they peeping my bag they can't afford it
Tell 'em to give me back my swag, they tryin' to clone me
See my Louis tux, Louis flag, Louis frames, Louis belt
What that make me, Louis Mane?
I'm in an all white party wearin' all black
With my new black watch call it the heart attack
Cardiac arrest, cardiac a wrist
Yeah, they say they're hard
They ain't hard as this
Hard! The one word describes me, if I wasn't doin' this
You know where I be, too hard

Where dem girls talkin' trash, where dem girls talkin' trash
Where they at, where they at, where they at?
Where dem bloggers at, where dem bloggers at
Where they at, where they at, where they at?
Where your lighters at, where your lighters at
Where they at, where they at, where they at?
So hard, so hard, so hard, so hard

That I, I, I, I'm so hard yeah, yeah, yeah,
I'm so hard, that I, I, I,
I'm so hard,(So hard) yeah, yeah, yeah,
I'm so hard (Too hard)
So hard, so hard,(So hard) so hard, so hard (Too hard)
That I, I, I


Lyrics submitted by thrwmyhrtawy., edited by Mellow_Harsher

"Hard" as written by Robyn Fenty Jay Jenkins

Lyrics © Warner/Chappell Music, Inc., Universal Music Publishing Group

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  • +2
    General CommentEven though this song just sounds bad-ass and catchy, I think it does have a message. She's basically telling the world (post-Chris Brown most likely) don't feel bad for me, I'm a strong person. She brags about how successful she is, which I think is her just reminding everyone shes not some poor victim, she's a huge popstar, and that's what they should know her for.
    IMxSARAHHHxon January 24, 2010   Link
  • 0
    General CommentIt's "Carti at the wrist" apparently, as in a Cartier watch, not "cardiac wrist."
    notemilyon August 19, 2011   Link
  • 0
    General CommentThis is the second single from Barbadian singer Rihanna's fourth studio album, Rated R.


    The-Dream, who co-wrote "Umbrella," penned a few tracks for Rated R including this number. He told MTV News: "'Hard,' I want that song to explain itself. Most of the stuff I wrote - still to this day what I write - I try to find out through people - what they're going through or what they gotta say. Then we put that in."


    The song features Young Jeezy. Dream told MTV News that the American rapper delivered on his verse: "Oh, c'mon, he killed it! You know Young killed it," Dream smiled. "That's ATL right there. That's all we do."


    The Dream co-produced the track with his music partner Tricky Stewart.


    Rihanna explained to MTV News why she hooked up with Young Jeezy for this track. She said: "When I first heard the song, I was in Paris. Dream and Tricky, they flew out and played me the record. They played me a few [songs], but this one stuck out to me. It had such an arrogance to it, which is so far from who I am... which is part of why I wanted to do it. It was fun. It was bragging. A lot of attitude. Young Jeezy was the perfect person for the topic of the song. Just the vibe of the song. I love, love, love his verse. He added so much more to the record."


    When The-Dream and Tricky Stewart first played Rihanna this song they thought it would have too much of an attitude for her tastes. However Rihanna explained to MTV News it was exactly what she had in mind. "Funny enough, when I first heard the song, we were in Paris - they flew out there to play me some songs they had done for me, some ideas. And before they played 'Hard,' they were like, 'We're gonna play you the ghetto one first, and you have to do it, you have to do it," Rihanna laughed. "They thought I wouldn't like it, and when I heard it, I just loved it. It had such an attitude and a swagger... super cocky, and just a fun song."


    The song's music video was shot in Los Angeles with director Melina Matsoukas. Rihanna explained to MTV News its concept: "It's couture military. Everything is surrounded around the idea of something military. We have tanks, we have troops, we've got helicopters, we've got explosions. We've got lots of cute outfits, lots of bullets. It's crazy."


    This won BET's 2010 Viewers Choice Award, at the cable television network's annual salute to R&B and hip-hop stars.
    musicrocks13on November 14, 2012   Link
  • -1
    General CommentJeezy's part:

    Go hard or go home
    Back to your residence
    Soon the red doors lead the block back to the presidents
    I used to run my old block like Obama did
    You ain't gotta believe me, go ask my momma then
    Couldn't even come into my room, smelled like a kilo
    Looked like me and two of my boys playing Casino
    Cali's all I keep in my bag in California
    Tell them to give back my swag, they tryin' to clone it
    You see my Louis chucks, Louis Flag, Louis frames, Louis belt
    What that make me, Louis Mane?
    I'm in the all white party wearing all black
    With my new black watch called the heart attack
    Cardiac arrest, cardiac wrist
    They say they hard, they ain't hard as this
    Hard, the one word that describes me
    If I wasn't do this, you'd know where I'd be, too hard
    flamarlin21on November 08, 2009   Link
  • -1
    General Commentthank you.
    thrwmyhrtawy.on November 12, 2009   Link
  • -1
    General CommentRihanna gives a big "fuck u" to chris brown and lady gaga.
    Jeezy gives a big "fuck u" to gucci mane but that doesn't matter now becaus gucci is in jail lol.
    majic316on November 17, 2009   Link
  • -1
    General Commenthaha addicting song.
    that rihanna rain just won't let upp
    finderskeeperson December 06, 2009   Link
  • -1
    General Commentthis iss an addicting song lawl(:
    jenalisaon April 14, 2010   Link
  • -1
    General Commentlady gaga and rihanna are =
    (((:
    jenalisaon April 14, 2010   Link
  • -1
    General CommentIn this song she's saying and feel's indestructible. This song is good, but I don't like when they think this way. I now is just a song, but they still think this way.
    stariuson May 20, 2010   Link

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