"I'll Be Missing You" as written by and Gordon Matthew Sumner....
Every day I wake up
I hope I'm dreamin'
I can't believe this shit
Can't believe you ain't here
Sometimes it's just hard for a nigga to wake up
It's just hard to just keep goin'
It's like I feel empty inside without you bein' here
I would do anything man, to bring you back
I'd give all this shit, shit the whole knot
I saw your son today
He look just like you
You was the greatest
You'll always be the greatest
I miss you Big
Can't wait till that day, when I see your face again
I can't wait till that day, when I see your face again

Yeah, this right here (tell me why)
Goes out, to everyone, that has lost someone
That they truly loved (c'mon, check it out)

Seems like yesterday we used to rock the show
I laced the track, you locked the flow
So far from hangin' on the block for dough
Notorious, they got to know that
Life ain't always what it seem to be (uh-uh)
Words can't express what you mean to me
Even though you're gone, we still a team
Through your family, I'll fulfill your dream (that's right)
In the future, can't wait to see
If you open up the gates for me
Reminisce some time, the night they took my friend (uh-huh)
Try to black it out, but it plays again
When it's real, feelings hard to conceal
Can't imagine all the pain I feel
Give anything to hear half your breath (half your breath)
I know you still living your life, after death

Every step I take, every move I make
Every single day, every time I pray
I'll be missing you
Thinkin' of the day, when you went away
What a life to take, what a bond to break
I'll be missing you

I miss you Big

It's kinda hard with you not around (yeah)
Know you in heaven smilin' down
Watchin' us while we pray for you
Every day we pray for you
Till the day we meet again
In my heart is where I'll keep you friend
Memories give me the strength I need (uh-huh) to proceed
Strength I need to believe
My thoughts big I just can't define (can't define)
Wish I could turn back the hands of time
Us in the six, shop for new clothes and kicks
You and me taking flicks
Makin' hits, stages they receive you on
Still can't believe you're gone (can't believe you're gone)
Give anything to hear half your breath (half your breath)
I know you still living you're life, after death

Every step I take, every move I make
Every single day, every time I pray
I'll be missing you
Thinkin' of the day, when you went away
What a life to take, what a bond to break
I'll be missing you

Somebody tell me why

One black morning
When this life is over
I know
I'll see your face

(Every night I pray, every step I take)
(Every move I make, every single day)
(Every night I pray, every step I take)

Every day that passes
Is a day that I get closer
To seeing you again

We miss you big, and we won't stop
'Cause we can't stop, that's right


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"I'll Be Missing You" as written by Gordon Sumner

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  • +1
    General CommentThis song is about the murder of Notorious B.I.G. and the ensuing pain that Puff Daddy felt following his friends death. Musically, this song is a remix of the Police hit "Every breath you take".
    Mainstreeton July 21, 2002   Link
  • +1
    General Commentthis is one of the only rap songs which I truely like, it is really good and meaningfull.

    But, puffdaddy did just steal parts of the song from "the police - every breath I take"
    heartless__x3on August 31, 2006   Link
  • +1
    General CommentThis sorry excuse for an artist needs to quit stealing other s music and write some of his own!! IE...Led Zeppelin and The Police
    greedo_11on March 06, 2007   Link
  • +1
    General Commentthis song sucks and so does "puffy". coon tunes suck all around and should be banned forever. yeah. rap blows long live country!
    Goforth311on April 08, 2007   Link
  • +1
    General CommentThis song means sooo much to me b/c my friend just died Saturday,he was like my big brother.He commited suicide and we played this at his funeral.Everytime I listen to this song I think of him and I cry.
    R.I.P Brody Paul!I love and miss you sooooooo effin much.
    A&F Prepon July 03, 2007   Link
  • +1
    General Commenti really like this song, ive heard the police version but this one really hits home. its a good song and i agree ^ ^ ^ its one of the best remakes i've heard.
    Petes Pwincess :]on July 26, 2007   Link
  • +1
    General Commentsting owns 100% of the publishing royalties.
    and it's not stealing if you have permission.
    so take this song for what it's worth instead of bashing it for being "stolen".
    p_money4on January 16, 2009   Link
  • 0
    General Commentööö
    kurden14on May 19, 2002   Link
  • 0
    General Commenti usually NEVER listen to rap/R&B but i must say this song is good. I dont thing you realize how perfect it really is until a close friend dies and then this song hits so close to home its scary. ANyways i applaud puff daddy on this one.
    Blueknight14on July 08, 2002   Link
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    General Commentthis song's one of the best...just the words themselves capture so many emotions...and + the tunes pretty darn tyte too!
    pureOwTkAsTemotionon July 10, 2002   Link

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