Yeah, bartender can I get a Hennessy on the rocks
And a Long Island Ice Tea? Thank you
Yo, Rick didn't I tell you this club was dope?
Yeah, you wasn't lying, kid, it definitely is
Look at this they all over the place, kid
Yeah one second hun, slow down, slow
Yo, James get her off me
Yo, back off, shorty
Alright, would you slow the hell down? (Got to give it up)
Back, yo, back off shorty

Like everyone was chasing my fine ass
But when Aaliyah walked in the whole place went bananas
I'm playing for most of my perks
And they offering the hun free Cristal, the works
Not to mention smelled good and looked dope
I brought me a bottle so I wouldn't look broke
Stepped like a Big Willie, bourgeoise playa
Sign this thousand dollar bill for me Aaliyah

I used to go out to parties and stand around
'Cause I was too nervous to really get down
But my body yearned to be free
I went off on the floor so somebody would choose me
(Can relate, can relate, can relate, can relate now)
No more standing upside the wall (yeah)
Now I got myself together, baby, and I'm having a ball
Long as your grooving there's always a chance
(Yeah, bring that walk back, Rick, bring it back, kid)
Somebody watching might wanna make romance
(Yeah, uh-huh, talk about it now)
Move your body, ooh baby, and dance all night
To the grooving, feel all right
(Yeah, yeah, yeah, yeah, uh-huh, here we go now)
Move your body, oh, and move your feet
(Can you feel it? Can you feel it?)
'Cause the DJ's groovin', oh, and it sounds so sweet, come on
Baby, just party on and on
(There's a party over here, there's a party over here)
'Cause this party is jumpin' (there's a party over here, yeah))
'Til the break of dawn, oh (bring it on, girl)

Well, I peeled off one more thousand and hand her (sexy baby)
One more, please, for my girlfriend Amanda (sexy baby)
Rick, hun with that butt like ka-pow wanna buy you a drink (sexy baby)
Please, tell shorty not now (sexy baby, baby)

You can have me when you want to, babe
This is such a live party, baby
Going crazy in this place tonight
And the feeling is oh so right, yeah
All the fellas in here are so fine, oh
(Uh-huh, uh-huh, here we go, here we)
(Uh-huh, uh-huh, talk about it now)
When you're moving your body
Boy, you're blowing my mind
(Yeah, yeah, yeah, yeah)
I think I'm gonna let you do it, babe
(Yeah, uh-huh, talk about it)

One more comment since my time is out
Love that song where you say that line about
"You're a positive motivating force (got to give it up)
Within my life" (sexy baby, baby)
No kidding, hit 'em
Named ruler and the ruler wouldn't lie to ya
Wack singing huns all squirm at the sight of ya
Us, we some more Ladi Dadi'ens (got to give it up)
Let me let you go so you can attend to your audience (sexy baby, baby)

Sexy baby, sexy baby
Sexy baby, sexy baby (got to give it up, come on)
Sexy baby, sexy baby (don't act like you don't know) (oh, hey)
Sexy baby, sexy baby, baby (got to give it up)
Uh, oh, babe
Oh, oh baby
(You know what I'm tryna say Aaliyah)
(Slick Rick, you know when this is real) oh yeah
(Bringing love, y'all, we bringing love, uh-huh)
(We bring love, huh, we bring love, ha ha)

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Got to Give It Up Lyrics as written by Marvin P Gaye

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    Hell this is such an awesome song!!! I love it!!!!
    Sunnyon July 25, 2002   Link

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