"Anything" as written by Andre Omar Tyrell and J. Williams....
I'd risk everything
For one kiss, everything
Yes I'd do anything (Anything?)
Anything for you

I’d do a bid, loose a rib, bust a cap, trusting that
Run up to heaven doors, exchange my life for yours
Leave a steak out the door, mi casa, su casa
Just remember to turn the lights off in the hall
My brother from another pop, minus one shot
We Neno and G-Money man, we all we got
From the stoop to the big dudes, stoppin' us from playin' hoops
And us getting mad, throwing rocks off the roof
Straight thuggin' man, I thought we would never progress
But look at us now man, we're young execs
My nigga Dame, my nigga Biggs, my nigga Tah
My nigga Ja, my nigga Gotti
We embody all that’s right with the world
No matter how pretty she is, you never liking my girl
That's how we run, when you ain’t around
I'll spank ya son, keep him in line
If you should die, I’ll keep him like mine
God forbid, keep this in mind, my nigga

I'd risk everything
For one kiss, everything
Yes I'd do anything (Anything?)
Anything for you

I'd risk everything
For one kiss, everything
Yes I'd do anything (Anything?)
Anything for you

I know mama, your little baby
But these streets raised me crazy
Product of my environment, nothing can save me
Thanks for letting me bloom for your wisdom for your womb
For the roof over my head, for my shoes, for my bed
For the most important lesson in life was when you said
"Strive for what you believe in, set goals and you can achieve them"
Thanks for the days you kept me breathing when my asthma was bad
And my chest was weezin', thanks for the look of love
Just as I was leavin'
On nights you thought that I wouldn't come back
That left you grieving
Thanks for holdin' down the household when times was bad
As the man, I apologize for my dad
When the rent was due, you would hustle like a pimp would do
That wasn’t the life meant for you
You’re a queen, you deserve the cream
Everything that gleamed, everything that shines
Everything that’s mine

I'd risk everything
For one kiss, everything
Yes I'd do anything (Anything?)
Anything for you

I'd risk everything
For one kiss, everything
Yes I'd do anything (Anything?)
Anything for you

Check it out, uh, uh
Dear nephews, I’m writing' this with no pen or a pad
And I’m signing it, ya uncle, ya best friend, and ya dad
Don't look back if you fall and you’re feeling bad
I’m right there from your cut to when you peelin' the scab
If it comes a time when you ain’t feelin' your real dad
Put my face on his body don’t wait for nobody
Don’t follow no nigga, that's ho shit man
Stand on your own two, do your shit man
The world is yours
Some girls are nice some girls are whores
Don't listen to your crew
Do what works for you
Standing back from situations gives you the perfect view
You see the snakes in the grass and you wait on their ass
Bite your tongue for no one and whatever is said
Take it how they want, a closed mouth don't get fed
You know my number when it’s code red if you're wrong my nigga
You’re my nephew, fuck it we get it on my lil nigga


Lyrics submitted by PSYCHO697186

"Anything" as written by Melvin Glover Caleb Tyrone Armstrong

Lyrics © Universal Music Publishing Group, O/B/O APRA AMCOS, Peermusic Publishing, Sony/ATV Music Publishing LLC, Warner/Chappell Music, Inc.

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    General Commentno comments?...
    what a story. one of his better songs.
    the green eyeson October 30, 2004   Link
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    General CommentI love this song! Not much to explain here, the 1st verse is Jay talking to his best friend, the 2nd is him talking to his mom and the 3rd is him talking to his nephew. Still, you can hear the feeling through the whole song and everyone can relate to this someway or another.
    antiy4ho0on January 09, 2006   Link
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    General Commentis this anything on kingdom come? cause i want the lyrics fo the one with Usher & Pharrell, but I obviously can't find them .=\
    AubergineDrea7son March 13, 2007   Link
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    General Commenti thought this was from kingdom come but i guess not..
    jasssson April 14, 2007   Link
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    General Commenti thought this was from kingdom come but i guess not..
    jasssson April 14, 2007   Link
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    General Commenti heard this song now 7 it`s really good! the chorus is sooo cute! anyone know where he got it from??
    jasssson April 18, 2007   Link
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    General CommentHe got the chorus from Oliver Twist. Just reading his lyrics on here(though some typist have made mistakes) I've started to realize just how deep and caring jay-z is.
    graveyard roseson June 21, 2007   Link
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    General CommentThis song was actually on beenie seigel's first album. "The Truth". One of my top 10 jigga songs. I love how he includes sayings that aren't necessarily common in the blac culture... "Mi casa su casa", "snakes in the grass" , " closed mouth don't get fed"....etc. He does it all the time!
    Cushion January 14, 2008   Link

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