"The Real Her" as written by Faheem Rasheed Najm, Noah James Shebib, Aubrey Drake Graham, Dwayne Carter and Andre Benjamin....
People around you should really have nothing to say
Me, I’m just proud of the fact that you’ve done it your way
And the weekends here started it right
Even if you only get part of it right
Live for today, plan for tomorrow
Party tonight, party tonight
Dying to meet your girlfriends
That you said you might bring
If they’re the ones that tell you that you do the right thing

Houston girls, love the way it goes down
Atlanta girls, love the way it goes down
Vegas girls, love the way it goes down

But I gotta say, oh babe, oh babe, why is this so familiar?
Just may already feel like I know the real her
You must’ve done this before, this can’t be your first time
We must’ve been here before, it’s still fresh on my mind
You got that shit that somebody would look for but won’t find
You must’ve done this before, this can’t be your first time

They keep telling me don’t save you
If I ignore all that advice
Then something isn’t right
Then who will I complain to?
But the weekends here started it right
Even if I only get part of it right
Live for today, plan for tomorrow
Party tonight, party tonight
You got your guards up, I do too. There’s things we might discover
Cause you got a path and I do too, we’re perfect for each other

Houston girls, love the way it goes down
Atlanta girls, love the way it goes down
Vegas girls, love the way it goes down

But I gotta say, oh babe, oh babe, why is this so familiar?
Just may already feel like I know the real her
You must’ve done this before, this can’t be your first time
We must’ve been here before, it’s still fresh on my mind
You got that shit that somebody would look for but won’t find
You must’ve done this before, this can’t be your first time

Cause to her I’m just a rapper, and soon she’ll have met another
So if tonight’s an accident, tomorrow we’ll recover
And I know I’m not supposed to judge a book by its cover
I don’t wanna be in the blind, but sometimes I Stevie Wonder
About her, and she with it if I’m with it, and I’m with it
I know what makes her smile, but I won’t know what makes her different
Or should I just be realistic? Lipstick on the glass
I know this ain’t your first, but it’s better than your last, Tunechi

You must’ve done this before, this can’t be your first time
We must’ve been here before, it’s still fresh on my mind
You got that shit that somebody would look for but won’t find
You must’ve done this before, this can’t be your first time

Shower her with dollar tips
Shawty went and bought a whip
Guarantee the city remember your whole name
You throw the ho a scholarship
All of them ain't all equipped
And this saddens me, I see the pecking order
Quote-unquote "bad bitches" work the whole floor
Those that get laughed at sit off in the corner
Like a lab rat nobody want her
Niggas that are married don't wanna go home
But we look up to them, they wish they were us
They want some new trim
We lust for some trust
Now the both of us are colourblind
Cause the other side looks greener
Which leaves your turf in the Boise state
Can't see her play or the team, 'cuz
Everybody has an addiction, mine happens to be you
And those who say they don't
Souls will later on say to them "that ain't true"
All of them will have an opinion
But y'all know what you can do with them
But if you unsure, I'll take you on tour
To a place you can stick that in
Well, sitting here sad as hell
Listening to Adele, I feel you baby
Someone like you, more like someone unlike you
Or someone that's familiar maybe
And I can tell that she wants a baby
And I can yell "Girl, that shit crazy!"
Oh what the hell? Nope, can't be lazy
Please be careful, bitches got the rabies


Lyrics submitted by JamzXIV

"The Real Her" as written by Dwayne Carter Andre Benjamin

Lyrics © Sony/ATV Music Publishing LLC, Kobalt Music Publishing Ltd., Warner/Chappell Music, Inc., Universal Music Publishing Group, BMG RIGHTS MANAGEMENT US, LLC

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    General Commentsongs about a stripper lol.

    straaaaight up
    JamzXIVon October 22, 2011   Link
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    General CommentWhat makes her(the stripper) smile is the $$.

    "You got that shit that somebody would look for but won't find"
    probably means people look at her beauty and falls in love, but probably would never have that kind of love/attachment being returned because she's a stripper/whatever that only works for the money.
    darkanj3lon November 07, 2011   Link
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    General CommentDrake knows the meaning but he written this song so well that anyone could relate to it and apply to a relationship or something within that nature. I think this song is a part 2 of his "fall for your type/same mistake" song, listen to it.

    Verse 1
    There's always gonna be a 3rd voice or person in a relationship.

    The Bridge is very interesting,"Vegas girls loves the way it goes down" now I could be wrong, but I think he is sort of applying that to the first verse, sort of labeling the people around her.

    The Chorus
    Everything that is happening right now looks familiar to Drake, like the most simple and smallest things remind him of her. He starts to notice her tendencies and actions. It's ironic and is playing out in his eyes making it seem like she has been in this situation and has done this before. Also a reference to his older song, "Find your love."

    Verse 2 Drake explains his perspective of what happened in the past and why they ended the way they did.
    He gives implications on references to his older song, Fall for your type/same mistakes, listen to it.
    During that time, he was skeptical about their whole situation and didn't know who to listen to even himself. Evidently, who was he gonna complain to? It was to her and he regrets how it all played out and is clarifying things up.

    Verse 3 is explaining a lot about Verse 3 and the whole fall for your type ordeal, there's no trust or mis communication and agree to disagree situations. I'm guessing that he still has some sort of feelings for her and wants her back.

    Just my interpretation on it, i could be wrong



    dingo8mybabyon November 12, 2011   Link
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    General Commenti believe Drake meant for this song to have multiple meanings. For the best songs ever made do the same thing. This is why Drake and Kid CuDi are the only two rappers i listen to.
    I believe that the title says a lot within itself and with the song obviously being about a stripper it creates the perfect combo of a prostitute who's job is to be kind to her paying customers and an ignorant man(Drake) who thinks what he is feeling is true when meanwhile to the prostitute this is just another night on the job. However the prostitute is so good on the job that she seems to good to be true. and she is so good at what she does because she has "done this before".
    But i believe at some point (i think in the chorus or verse #2) the tables turn because the prostitute actually fell in love with Drake.
    But Drake, now aware of the reality in front of him, faces a question of whether any of it was real or if she was just playing him the whole time. And i think that question is never answered in the song. I think Drake did that for a reason allowing a more broad interpretation/connection of the song.

    me personally i just think of fake bitches who i thought we're real and wanted so bad for them to be the people i thought they were. definitely one of my favorite songs from Drake. so far ;)
    thetruth55on December 28, 2011   Link
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    General Commentany thoughts on andre 3000 or lil wayne's importance?
    im thinking it has something to do with other peoples point of view of people in the strip club.
    thetruth55on December 28, 2011   Link

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