There's always that one person that will always have your heart
You never see it coming 'cause you're blinded from the start
Know that you're that one for me, it's clear for everyone to see
Oh baby, ooh (yeah, uh, uh, uh) (you gotta rockaway to this one)
You will always be my boo (come on)
See, I don't know 'bout y'all, but I know about us and, uh (oh)
It's the only way we know how to rock
I don't know 'bout y'all, but I know about us and, uh (oh)
It's the only way we know how to rock

Do you remember, girl?
I was the one who gave you your first kiss
'Cause I remember, girl
I was the one who said, "Put your lips like this"
Even before all the fame and people screaming your name
Girl, I was there when you were my baby

It started when we were younger, you were mine (my boo)
Now another brother's taken over, but it's still in your eyes (my boo)
Even though we used to argue, it's alright (it's alright, girl, that's okay)
I know we haven't seen each other in a while
But you will always be my boo
I was in love with you when we were younger, you were mine (my boo)
And when I see it from time to time, I still feel like (my boo, that's my baby)
And you can see it no matter how I try to hide (I can't hide it, my boo)
And even though there's another man who's in my life
You will always be my boo

Yes, I remember, boy
'Cause after we kissed, I could only think about your lips
Yes, I remember, boy
The moment I knew you were the one I could spend my life with
Even before all the fame and people screaming your name
I was there
And you were my baby

It started when we were younger, you were mine (you were mine, my boo)
Now another brother's taken over, but it's still in your eyes (yes, it is, my boo)
Even though we used to argue, it's alright (it's alright now, it's okay, my boo)
I know we haven't seen each other in a while
But you will always be my boo
I was in love with you when we were younger, you were mine (you were mine, my boo, my boo)
And when I see it from time to time, I still feel like (still in your eyes, my boo)
And you can see it no matter how I try to hide (it's alright now, it's okay, my boo)
And even though there's another man who's in my life
You will always be my (you will always be my)

Oh, my oh, my oh, my oh, my, my boo
My oh, my oh, my oh, my oh, my boo

It started when we were younger, you were mine (you were mine, my boo)
Now another brother's taken over, but it's still in your eyes (my boo)
Even though we used to argue, it's alright (it's alright now, it's okay, my boo)
I know we haven't seen each other in a while (in a while)
But you will always be my boo

I don't know about y'all, but I know about us and, uh
It's the only way we know how to rock
I don't know about y'all, but I know about us and, uh
It's the only way we know how to rock (yeah)
It started when we were younger
My boo
'Nother brother's taken over
Just stand


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My Boo Lyrics as written by Jermaine Dupri Alicia Augello-cook

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    this song's perfecccct !

    IT'S ABOUT FIRST LOVE ! and no matter how many people here will try to disagree with me, it's true.

    THE FIRST PERSON YOU FALL IN LOVE WITH, YOU WILL ALLLLWWWAAAYYYS LOVE ! you get jelous when they start seeing other people, its impossible to be truly happy for them, heaps of things remind you of them, and you cant forget, as much as you want to,

    you cant.

    lilibaybon January 16, 2009   Link
  • +1
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    i think that this song relates to everyone at some point in their life. everyone has that one person they have been in love with for so long and no matter what happens "you will always be my boo." i know i have it and he's actually the one that introduced me to this song. even though we're not together anymore we will always be in love with one another, we both agree to that. i love you, avi. usher - great song, great song.

    whoeeon October 01, 2004   Link
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    i luv da song! usher just keeps gettin hotter n hotter.. u never forget ur 1st love n i think dats what they tryin to say.. im still in love wit the one who gave me my first kiss!! n usher will alwayz be mah boo*

    lilmamijerzon October 20, 2004   Link
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    i luv this song. i think it's about how there will always be one person u'll be in love with even if ur not with them. "There’s always that one person that will always have your heart"

    SUM1on January 05, 2005   Link
  • +1
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    It's about your first love your childhood sweetheart.

    pookey_puff666on July 22, 2005   Link
  • 0
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    I dont get it

    sweetadelineon October 03, 2004   Link
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    i totally agree with whoee, but besides that:

    the "first kiss" part of the song is definetely just a metaphor, so it definetely doesnt have to be your first kiss that it relates to. it could be someone you met when you were 25, and it could still relate to you. and looking back on it, you will always love that person, but you didnt end up together. you're both okay with it, and you know that the love will never die.

    DeeKofskyon October 06, 2004   Link
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    dude i love this song

    rapchickslideon October 08, 2004   Link
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    this is like a version of my soon to come life b/c i can relate my relationship right now to it. its so deep yet simple

    Kick_the_boyson October 10, 2004   Link
  • 0
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    I can totally relate to this song right now. I think I will always have love for my first love; he will always be my boo. Things dont always work out with the person you love so both people have to just move on with things. It sucks, but thats life.

    suepursticiouson October 18, 2004   Link

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