Hey
(I want a soldier)
Well, you got it, I'm the hottest around
They'll know it when they see you rollin' Impala's around
(I got a soldier)
With the top down, feeling the sounds
Quakin' and vibratin' your thighs ridin' harder than guys
Wit' the chrome wheels at the bottom, white leather inside
When them lames be spittin' at you, tell 'em don't even try it
To shoot it wit' 'Chelle and kick it wit' Kelly or holla at B
Ya gotta be G's, you way outta your league, please

We like dem boys that be in them 'Lacs leanin' (leanin')
Open their mouth, their grill gleamin' (gleamin')
Candy paint, keep that whip clean and (clean and)
(They always be talkin' that country slang, we like)
They keep that beat that be in the back beatin' (beatin')
Eyes be so low from their chiefin' (chiefin')
I love how he keep my body screamin' (screamin')
A rude boy that's good to me with street credibility

If his status ain't hood
I ain't checkin' for him
Betta be street if he lookin' at me
I need a soldier
That ain't scared to stand up for me
Known to carry big things, if you know what I mean
If his status ain't hood
I ain't checkin' for him
Betta be street if he looking at me
I need a soldier
That ain't scared to stand up for me
Gotta know to get dough and he betta be street

We like them boys up top from the BK (BK)
Know how to flip that money three ways (three ways)
Always ridin' big on the freeway (freeway)
(With that East Coast slang that us country girls, we like)
Low-cut Caesars wit' the deep waves (deep waves)
So quick to snatch up your Beyoncé (your Beyoncé)
Always comin' down, poppin' our way (our way)
(Tellin' us that country girls the kinda girls they like)

Status ain't hood (ain't hood)
I ain't checkin' for him
Betta be street if he lookin' at me
I need a soldier
That ain't scared to stand up for me
Known to carry big things, if you know what I mean
If his status ain't hood
I ain't checkin' for him
Betta be street if he looking at me
I need a soldier
That ain't scared to stand up for me
Gotta know to get dough and he betta be street

I know some soldiers in here (where they at? Where they at?)
They wanna take care of me (where they at?)
I know some soldiers in here (where they at? Where they at?)
Don't mind takin' one for me (where they at?)
I know some soldiers in here (where they at? Where they at?)
They wanna spend that on me (where they at?)
I know some soldiers in here (where they at? Where they at?)
Wouldn't mind puttin' that on me (where they at?)

Next to the speakers, keep a toy in the trunk of the 'Lac
A reformed D-Boy used tp runnin' the traps
Still a soldier, go to war if you running your trap
About my girls, ain't no thing to put you under the map (come on)
Walk the streets, five-deep with nothing less than a stack
And 80 carats on my chest provides a special attraction
Fifty G's in my jeans plus the dough from the white
Hey, it's the reason I'm the king, girl, I know what you like (come on)

If his status ain't hood
I ain't checkin' for him
Betta be street if he lookin' at me
I need a soldier
That ain't scared to stand up for me
Known to carry big things, if you know what I mean
If his status ain't hood (ain't hood)
I ain't checkin' for him
Betta be street if he looking at me
I need a soldier
That ain't scared to stand up for me
Gotta know to get dough and he betta be street

I like them boys over there they looking strong tonight (strong tonight)
Just might give one the phone tonight (phone tonight)
Homie in the Dickies in my zone tonight (zone tonight)
He don't know it might be on tonight
Ooh, he looking good and he talking right (talking right)
He the type that might change my life (change my life)
Every time he look at me my girls be like (girls be like)
That one may be the one tonight

If his status ain't hood
I ain't checkin' for him
Betta be street if he lookin' at me
I need a soldier
That ain't scared to stand up for me
Known to carry big things, if you know what I mean
If his status ain't hood (ain't hood)
I ain't checkin' for him
Betta be street if he looking at me
I need a soldier
That ain't scared to stand up for me
Gotta know to get dough and he betta be street

Hey, see Cash Money is a army
I'm walking with purple hearts on me
You talking to the sergeant
Body marked up like the subway in Harlem
Call him, Weezy F. Baby, please say the Baby
If you don't see me on the block, I ain't tryna hide
I blend in wit' the hood, I'm camouflage
Bandanna tied, so, mami, join my troop
Now every time she hear my name she salute

I know some soldiers in here (where they at? Where they at?)
They wanna take care of me (where they at?)
I know some soldiers in here (where they at? Where they at?)
Don't mind takin' one for me (where they at?)
I know some soldiers in here (where they at? Where they at?)
They wanna spend that on me (where they at?)
I know some soldiers in here (where they at? Where they at?)
Wouldn't mind puttin' that on me (where they at?)


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Soldier Lyrics as written by Rich Harrison Kelendria Rowland

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    I take that back! i dont respect it lol cause these lyrics really really suck the more i listem to it and try to get a meaning behind it the more of a headache i get@ you cant dance to it one because it sucks !!

    LIVELIKENOTOMRROWon August 03, 2006   Link
  • +1
    General Comment

    Some of the worst lyrics in the history of recorded music. This song encourages young women to choose thugs. There is a major crisis in the African-American community (and increasing in all races) where the traditional family has broken down.

    Instead of choosing good, decent men as partners and forming family units, women are choosing the roughest, toughest thugz they can find. Of course these hypermasculine "soldiers" leave women after getting them pregnant. Some of the "soldiers" go to jail, others die in gang warfare, others move on from one woman to the next.

    The tragedy is that so many children in the inner city grow up without fathers. When women pick "soldiers" there are no more fathers, instead we have "baby dadies". Boys in particular who grow up without positive male role models often turn out to be violent criminals.

    This song promotes this type of culture. Everyone involved with it should be ashamed.

    Jay Fon June 01, 2007   Link
  • 0
    General Comment

    stupid song i bet u none of those "destiny girls" could handle a real soilder...o h my hair oh my nails.... really "eye rolling" power

    frenzyon December 03, 2004   Link
  • 0
    General Comment

    Wow... are these girls serious? This song is extremely super-ficial and basing who your interested in by money, and "street credibility." That is just ridiculous, this song is ridiculous.

    The name is what bothers me the most. "Gang bangers" and hood-lums running around on the street are NOT soldiers. Soldiers are people who fight for there country, and actually have meaning in life. These "gang bangers" and "hustlers" are not soldiers, they are dumb losers who run around shooting people with there "glocks."

    Dumb, VERY dumb song. >:-\

    dmp3on December 20, 2004   Link
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    umm yea, well done "soldiers are people who fight for there country" umm yea durrhhhhh, they are just saying how they need a decent guy , duurhhh, soldiers is just a metaphor, (if you know what that means!) anywayz this song is totally kick ass

    gorgeous!!!on December 23, 2004   Link
  • 0
    General Comment

    YALL R STUPID MUTHA FUCKAS!!! IT'S A DAMN METAPHOR U PIECE OF SHIT! this song iz off the hook! nice beat... and the rappin iz hott

    crunkchik91on December 23, 2004   Link
  • 0
    General Comment

    yuhaaaa, i agree...

    gorgeous!!!on December 23, 2004   Link
  • 0
    General Comment

    it's such a fun song. some of you need to not take it so literally....

    whatareweon December 26, 2004   Link
  • 0
    General Comment

    damn straight! THeyre just talkin bout how they want a guy thats tough, good to them, and not some lame ass. Simple as that. Some people are so literal...

    TheObsessoron December 28, 2004   Link
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    My song on the Cd sound differently on those lyrics, to whoever typed them, are you sure those are right?

    LadyGeniuson December 30, 2004   Link

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