"Don't Play This Song (feat Mary J. Blige)" as written by Emile Haynie and Scott Mescudi....
Wanna know what this sound like when I'm not on drugs?
Please please don't play this song r-r-r-r-right r-right r-right right right
Trynna get my mind m-mind m-mind right right
People think they're really being helpful by telling me please be careful
Yeah right r-r-r-r-right r-right r-right right right please don't play this song

Pain, hurt, sadness and loneliness
Bought all that shit right up
Tossed away to the bottomless pit
Of the part of my mind that slips
The part of my mind so sick
I don't even like to take that trip
Unless I'm sloppy drunk I pray for my mom,
I teach her the son that never gave a fuck about a scantron
All I wanted was to be a human being
And show the world some new colors and scene
Imagine all types of beautiful scenery
I remember when I first had tree smoked
Black and Mild, how dumb of me now,
I'm grape cigarello man
Any young black kid a guaranteed fan
On a downhill grind and I'm humble
And I treat normal girls like models
Reckless and young, am I my mom's calling,
Thank god she hit decline
I'm numb faced while I'm thinking about suicide

Wanna know what this sound like when I'm not on drugs?
Please please don't play this song r-r-r-r-right r-right r-right right right
Trynna get my mind m-mind m-mind right right
People think they're really being helpful by telling me please be careful
Yeah right r-r-r-r-right r-right r-right right right please don't play this song

Hey, black Robin Hood ridin high,
Just like we should you know the saying,
Ain't no delaying
Gotta gets the gettin' while the gettin's good
Yeah demented, my brain was forced to transform wise up,
I'm checkin' the gate on humble tales
And minimum wage the girls tell it, Cudi's lame
Wearing a kilt, he must be gay
Let's keep it chill, fuck being discrete
But some girls tweet how they miss my meat ya,
Cudders, HBO, that Vitamin Water
That's money to blow cause your money for blow
Don't take no shit you can blame my Ma I'm in the maze,
I'm in a daze, I'm losing it
I'm locking in my rocket ship I be a blip in your radar bitch
It feels like things can be covered
Until the day I'm above myself hover

Wanna know what this sound like when I'm not on drugs?
Please please don't play this song r-r-r-r-right r-right r-right right right
Trynna get my mind m-mind m-mind right right
People think they're really being helpful by telling me please be careful
Yeah right r-r-r-r-right r-right r-right right right please don't play this song


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"Don't Play This Song" as written by Scott Mescudi Emile Haynie

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    General CommentI think hes talking about how his drug use doesnt really affect his life because hes been doing it for years and things only get better for him despite his habbits. Hes saying how everybody is tellin him to quit with the drugs but he doesnt care because he has a lot going for him anyway and if u dont like it dont play the song lol
    Bubbaoxon November 16, 2010   Link
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    General Comment"Wanna know what it sounds like when I'm not on drugs?
    Please, please don't play this song"
    uh, he's saying Please don't play this song because it's in response to the previous question.
    As in, if you're looking to hear what I sound like when I'm not high, don't listen because this song is the essence of songs I write when I'm high.
    lolToastyon November 28, 2010   Link
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    General Commenti think hes talking about how hes only happy when hes high

    "pain, hurt, sadness, and loneliness
    Balled all that shit right up
    Tossed it away to the bottomless pit
    The part of my mind that slips
    The part of my mind so sick"

    he tosses the "ball" of hurt and feels normal when hes sooper dooper high but he doesnt like being high "the part of my mind that slips, the part of my mind so sick"

    ...idk
    peasinacanon December 15, 2010   Link
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    General Commentwow this is a great song.
    brentong999on February 26, 2011   Link
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    General CommentThis is Cudi's deepest song, in my opinion. One of his many deep lines include - "Reckless so young and my-my mom's calling Think I should hit decline I'm numb-faced while I'm thinking about suicide"
    Imagine being in his position; rags to riches at such a young age, fucked up on drugs...declining his mother's phone call while he contemplates taking his own life. To be hoenst, I don't think you could write this kind of deep shit unless you've experienced it...
    niceness88on July 02, 2011   Link

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