"Didn't I (Say I Didn't)" as written by and Victor Kwesi Mensah....
This is dedicated to all the pretty girls
(Just the pretty girls?)
And the ugly girls too! (Alright)
To me you pretty anyway baby

Didn't I treat you right girl? (Didn't I)
Didn't I give you everything? (Didn't I)
Didn't I do the best I could? (Didn't I)
I tried my best just to be a man (Didn't I)

Didn't I tell you we was gone make it to the top nigga?
Didn't I, didn't I, didn't I
Didn't I tell you this was the new birth of the Roc, nigga?
Didn't I, didn't I
Say I didn't
Send you that money when ya' needed it 'cause you my nigga
Didn't I, didn't I
Say I didn't
Didn't I take off the morning just to ride with ya', yeah

This feel like a rebirth, another day on this green Earth
I couldn't ask for much more man, shit could be worse
A fresh pair of jeans, a nice clean shirt
I'm on my island in the sun shout out to Weezer
Who can you count on these days in 2017
Lil' nigga, big city, bigger dreams
I copped a house out in the hills just to switch scenes
And now they back home saying "How could Vic leave?"
I got Chicago on my mind like I'm Ray Charles
Georgia, promise I'll be faithful
I know I missed some action, I've been AWOL
I can't smoke witchu everyday, I ain't Nate Dogg
I put you up in my crib when you lost your granny house
You never gotta thank me for that man that's family talk
I stayed in the studio, I took the Grammies off
And put my soul in this shit like I'm Diana Ross
Didn't I, didn't I, didn't I, didn't I
Tell you Joey Purp was finna get the whole city high (purple!)
When you had your daughter I was by your side then she
Took her first breaths watched my niece came alive
I jumped on the first plane when Nico dad died
I could see it through the window he was flying through the sky
Looking down on you, proud of you
This is for Mr. Washington, I told you we was finna show out for you

Didn't I tell you, you was gone see us at the top nigga?
Didn't I, didn't I, didn't I
Didn't I tell you this was the new birth of the Roc, nigga?
Didn't I, didn't I
Say I didn't
Cop you them plane tickets to fly out, 'cause you my nigga
Didn't I, didn't I, didn't I
Didn't I take off the morning just to ride with ya', yeah

After the dark comes the sunset
Tell the ones you love "You might only get one chance"
I would give it all back before you slip away from me
That's just what you mean to me
That's just what you mean to me

I know that I don't call like I should, I hope that everything's good
And Mom's doing well at that school in Kenwood
And Lizzie's still happy up at Ballet Memphis
I know she would've been at Grandma's funeral if she could
I rarely share my problems with ya' but I'm glad to have a father Figure
I know I grew up more blessed than a lot of niggas
A lot of niggas pops is like lottery tickets
They bet on them but never get to hear their number call up
Coming home soon as the summer's on, I took the winter off in
L.A. 'cause the city's too cold but I'm heating up, soon as I drop the album
We on an island like Friday in Robinson Crusoe
Hit the town with my old man, make him feel young again
I know he proud of that tattooed son of his
All them tears I put you through when I was a kid
Calls from the police station when I was hustling
You used to hate to hear the phone ring now you can't wait to hear the phone ring
Ain't that a beautiful thing
Thanksgiving pull up with my Beamer and my gold chain
I know I tootin' my own horn like Coltrane
But didn't I, didn't I tell you 'bout your baby boy?
I used to rock the wife beater like baby boy
And now I'm suit and tied up without a day in court
Picked the house out, I put up the down payment for it
I caught the first plane when I heard your mama died
I seen her through the window she was flying in the sky
Looking down on you, proud of you
This is for my Grandma, told you we would show out for you

Didn't I tell you, you was gone see us at the top mama?
Didn't I, didn't I, didn't I
Didn't I tell you this was the new birth of the Roc, mama?
Didn't I, didn't I
Say I didn't
Jump on the first plane to fly out to see my mama
Didn't I, didn't I
Say I didn't
Didn't I take off the morning just to slide on ya', yeah

After the dark comes the sunset
Tell the ones you love "You might only get one chance"
I would give it all back before you slip away from me
That's just what you mean to me
That's just what you mean to me


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"Didn't I (Say I Didn't)" as written by Alex Baez Victor Kwesi Mensah

Lyrics © Warner/Chappell Music, Inc.

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