"Forgot About Dre" as written by and Andre Romell/bradford Young....
Y'all know me, still the same O.G. but I been low-key
Hated on by most these niggas with no cheese, no deals and no G's
No wheels and no keys, no boats, no snowmobiles, and no skis
Mad at me cause I can finally afford to provide my family with groceries
Got a crib with a studio and it's all full of tracks to add to the wall
Full of plaques, hanging up in the office in back of my house like trophies
Did y'all think I'mma let my dough freeze, ho please
You better bow down on both knees, who you think taught you to smoke trees
Who you think brought you the oldies
Eazy-E's, Ice Cubes, and D.O.C's
The Snoop D-O-double-G's
And the group that said motherfuck the police
Gave you a tape full of dope beats
To bump when you stroll through in your hood
And when your album sales wasn't doing too good
Who's the Doctor they told you to go see
Y'all better listen up closely, all you niggas that said that I turned pop
Or The Firm flopped, y'all are the reason that Dre ain't been getting no sleep
So fuck y'all, all of y'all, if y'all don't like me, blow me
Y'all are gonna keep fucking around with me and turn me back to the old me

Nowadays everybody wanna talk like they got something to say
But nothing comes out when they move their lips
Just a bunch of gibberish
And motherfuckers act like they forgot about Dre

Nowadays everybody wanna talk like they got something to say
But nothing comes out when they move their lips
Just a bunch of gibberish
And motherfuckers act like they forgot about Dre

So what do you say to somebody you hate
Or anyone tryna bring trouble your way
Wanna resolve things in a bloodier way
Then just study a tape of N.W.A
One day I was walking by
With a Walkman on
When I caught a guy
Give me an awkward eye
And I strangled him up in the parking lot
With his Karl Kani
I don't give a fuck if it's dark or not
I'm harder than me tryna park a Dodge
When I'm drunk as fuck
Right next to a humongous truck in a two-car garage
Hopping out with two broken legs
Trying to walk it off
Fuck you too bitch, call the cops
I'mma kill you and them loud-ass motherfucking barking dogs
And when the cops came through
Me and Dre stood next to a burnt down house
With a can full of gas and a hand full of matches
And still weren't found out
From here on out it's the Chronic II
Starting today and tomorrow's anew
And I'm still loco enough to choke you to death with a Charleston Chew
Slim Shady, hotter then a set of twin babies
In a Mercedes Benz with the windows up
When the temp goes up to the mid-80s
Calling men ladies, sorry, Doc, but I been crazy
There's no way that you can save me, it's okay, go with him Hailie

Nowadays everybody wanna talk like they got something to say
But nothing comes out when they move their lips
Just a bunch of gibberish
And motherfuckers act like they forgot about Dre

Nowadays everybody wanna talk like they got something to say
But nothing comes out when they move their lips
Just a bunch of gibberish
And motherfuckers act like they forgot about Dre

If it was up to me, you motherfuckers would stop coming up to me
With your hands out looking up to me, like you want something free
When my last CD was out, you wasn't bumping me
But now that I got this little company
Everybody wanna come to me like it was some disease
But you won't get a crumb from me
Cause I'm from the streets of Compton
I told 'em all, all them little gangstas
Who you think helped mold 'em all
Now you wanna run around talking bout guns like I ain't got none
What you think I sold 'em all, cause I stay well off
Now all I get is hate mail all day saying Dre fell off
What cause I been in the lab with a pen and a pad
Tryin' to get this damn label off
I ain't havin' that, this is the millennium of Aftermath
It ain't gonna be nothin' after that
So give me one more platinum plaque and fuck rap, you can have it back
So where's all the Mad Rappers at
It's like a jungle in this habitat
But all you savage cats
Know that I was strapped with gats
While you were cuddling a Cabbage Patch

Nowadays everybody wanna talk like they got something to say
But nothing comes out when they move their lips
Just a bunch of gibberish
And motherfuckers act like they forgot about Dre

Nowadays everybody wanna talk like they got something to say
But nothing comes out when they move their lips
Just a bunch of gibberish
And motherfuckers act like they forgot about Dre

Nowadays everybody wanna talk like they got something to say
But nothing comes out when they move their lips
Just a bunch of gibberish
And motherfuckers act like they forgot about Dre


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"Forgot About Dre" as written by Marshall Mathers Andre Romell Young

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  • +2
    General Commentthis song is a clever satire on the nefarious ways in which jealous hip-hop artists of the common era tend to neglect the presence of doctor dre as one of the tried and true driving forces responsible for the current--and seemingly utopic--state of the hip-hop scene that those same unobservant rappers take for granted. dre so provocatively reminds his fellow artists that he does in fact still have ubiquitous amounts of cheese, G's, wheels, keys, boats, snowmobiles, and skis, among other possessions.

    dre, phD is so boldly innovative; yet he executes his awe-inspiring poetry in such humble and simple fashion.

    really, really powerful stuff..............
    lagwagon182on November 16, 2009   Link
  • +1
    General Commenti'm so white, yet i love this song.
    Bryan_Erdmannon May 24, 2002   Link
  • +1
    General Commenthey, lollapalooza06, shut up! if ya dont like; dont search for it or look @ it, mmmkay? i dont even like rap and i still like this song so go away ya closed-minded fruit. no offense...:D ;)
    Starfish_182on August 23, 2002   Link
  • +1
    General Commenthey number one what kind of name is lollapalooza. thats a bitch ass name. y u come on here sayin all that shit bout a song. ur a stupid shit. this song is great probly the best song dre and em put out together
    KonArtiston August 30, 2002   Link
  • +1
    General CommentThis is an ill song that when you just feel pissed and doing shit like he does in this song

    "So what do you say to somebody you hate
    Or anyone tryna bring trouble your way
    Wanna resolve things in a bloodier way
    Just study a tape of NWA
    One day I was walkin by
    Wit a walkmen on
    When I caught a guy givin me an awkward eye
    And strangled him off in the parkin lot wit his Karl Kani "

    which is cool to do i think it's one of the best songs by em.
    Noël 1991on October 13, 2004   Link
  • +1
    General CommentThis is a badass song. Its just pure anger and badassedness. Its unforunate that Em was involved with it because people sort of forgot it was Dre and obsessed over Em's side lyrics and somewhat annoying chorus. It got really trendy and people just disregarded any meaning to it.

    Dre's part is awesome. It would have been an even better song if they omitted Em or just put in someone else because his purpose is only for backup and to reverberate Dre.

    This song is Dre basically saying how shitty mainstream rap is today and how he pioneered it and made it amazing. Yet these new rappers were coming out with their dumbass groups and gangs acting like they knew started rapping before anyone else. And he sort of just goes over his career which utterly proves he's done so much for the rap culture and he gets little or no credit from the mainstream.
    I love this line,

    "This is the millenium of Aftermath
    Ain't gonna be nothin after that
    So give me one more platinum plaque and fuck rap
    You can have it back"

    Hes saying that this is his last go at it and hes going to just show up every rapper just to show them how rap is done. Then when he owns the industry again like he had back in the day he just gives it back because he knows its nothing these days and at any given time a real rapper like him can dominate it if they want to.
    CableCableon March 03, 2006   Link
  • +1
    General CommentI think Dre still has substantial amounts of cheese Gs wheels keys boats snowmobiles and skis.
    Kiwi27on April 28, 2016   Link
  • 0
    General Commentwhy is noone posting on dre, he is the shit, the best rapper ever, so keep postin
    Kdog30001on June 05, 2002   Link
  • 0
    General Commentnot that i have anything against gay people...thats great if your into it
    lollapalooza06on July 09, 2002   Link
  • 0
    General Commentyo yo yo dre and em put that shit down on this one BEOYCH!!!!!!!!!!!
    peaches69on July 26, 2002   Link

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