"Best I Ever Had" as written by and Nakia S. Coleman Aubrey Graham....
You know, a lot of girls be
Thinkin' my songs are about them
This is not to get confused
This one's for you

Baby, you my everything, you all I ever wanted
We could do it real big, bigger than you ever done it
You be up on everything, other hoes ain't never on it
I want this forever, I swear I can spend whatever on it
'Cause she hold me down every time I hit her up
When I get right, I promise that we gon' live it up
She made me beg for it 'til she give it up
And I say the same thing every single time
I say, you the fuckin' best, you the fuckin' best
You the fuckin' best, you the fuckin' best
You the best I ever had, best I ever had
Best I ever had, best I ever had
I say, you the fuckin'

Know you got a roommate, call me when there's no one there
Put the key under the mat and you know I be over there (yup)
I be over there, shawty, I be over there
I be hittin' all the spots that you ain't even know was there
Hah, and you don't even have to ask twice
You could have my heart or we could share it like the last slice
Always felt like you was so accustomed to the fast life
Have a nigga thinkin' that he met you in a past life
Sweatpants, hair tied, chillin' with no make-up on
That's when you're the prettiest, I hope that you don't take it wrong
You don't even trip when friends say, "You ain't bringin' Drake along?"
You know that I'm workin', I'll be there soon as I make it home
And she a patient in my waiting room
Never pay attention to the rumors and what they assume
And until them girls prove it
I'm the one that never get confused with, 'cause

Baby, you my everything, you all I ever wanted
We could do it real big, bigger than you ever done it
You be up on everything, other hoes ain't never on it
I want this forever, I swear I can spend whatever on it
'Cause she hold me down every time I hit her up
When I get right, I promise that we gon' live it up
She made me beg for it 'til she give it up
And I say the same thing every single time
I say, you the fuckin' best, you the fuckin' best
You the fuckin' best, you the fuckin' best
You the best I ever had, best I ever had
Best I ever had, best I ever had
I say, you the fuckin'

Sex, Love, Pain, baby, I be on that Tank shit
Buzz so big I could probably sell a blank disc
When my album drop, bitches'll buy it for the picture
And niggas'll buy it too and claim they got it for they sister
Magazine paper, girl, the money ain't the issue
They bring dinner to my room and ask me to initial
She call me the referee 'cause I be so official
My shirt ain't got no stripes, but I can make your pussy whistle
Like the Andy Griffith theme song
And who told you to put them jeans on?
Double cup love, you the one I lean on
Feelin' for a fix, then you should really get your fiend on
Yeah, just know my condo is the crack spot
Every single show, she out there reppin' like a mascot
Get it from the back and make your fuckin' bra strap pop
All up in your slot 'til the nigga hit the jackpot

Baby, you my everything, you all I ever wanted
We could do it real big, bigger than you ever done it
You be up on everything, other hoes ain't never on it
I want this forever, I swear I can spend whatever on it
'Cause she hold me down every time I hit her up
When I get right, I promise that we gon' live it up
She made me beg for it 'til she give it up
And I say the same thing every single time
I say, you the fuckin' best, you the fuckin' best
You the fuckin' best, you the fuckin' best
You the best I ever had, best I ever had
Best I ever had, best I ever had
I say, you the fuckin' best, you the fuckin' best
You the fuckin' best, you the fuckin' best
You the best I ever had, best I ever had
Best I ever had, best I ever had

Uh, ah yea
See, this the type of joint you gotta dedicate to somebody
Just make sure they that special somebody
Young Money
Yeah
Yeah
You know who you are
I got you


Lyrics submitted by misz504

"Best I Ever Had" as written by Dan Hamilton Matthew Samuels

Lyrics © Sony/ATV Music Publishing LLC, Warner/Chappell Music, Inc., Universal Music Publishing Group

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  • +6
    My InterpretationYou could interpret this song in two ways, and interestingly the two are basically opposites.

    One is the obvious surface meaning: Drake is singing to one specific girl, she's the best he ever had, and he wants to be with her forever. It's romantic. I think this is the way most casual listeners, and women in particular, interpret the song.

    A closer listen reveals the song differently. Basically, Drake is singing about really dope sex, but not with any girl in particular. He wants every girl he sleeps with to think she's his number one, and that she's really the best he's ever had. It's still got a really sweet message, but it is quite ironic.

    This view begins with the intro: "You know a lot of girls be... thinkin' my songs are about them, but... this is not to get confused. This one's for you." He never names the woman; the song means all things to all listeners.

    Seen in this light, the meaning of a number of lyrics changes. "Never pay attention to them rumors and what they assume, and until them girls prove it I'm the one to never get confused with, cause..." is essentially an admission.

    In the hook Drake says, "And I say the same thing every single time..." You could read this as Drake telling one girl the same thing every time they have sex, but I think he means he says the same thing to ALL the women he sleeps with. He's kind of a sick genius, since it would make all these women feel special.

    The ambiguity is reiterated in the outro: "See, this the type of joint you got to dedicate to somebody. Just make sure they that special somebody. You know who you are... I got you." But he doesn't dedicate the song to anybody. Instead, he says, "you know who you are," in essence dedicating the song to any and every woman he's ever been with.

    Really a great song, made even better by the multiple levels on which you can appreciate it.
    Telephuseon April 29, 2009   Link
  • +2
    General CommentJimmy Brooks


    hahahah <3
    xxmodernloveon July 12, 2009   Link
  • +1
    General CommentEven Though if you watch the video.. which basically doesnt really relate to the song, he tells them all that each and everyone of them is the fuckin best, so it gives it away in the video that he tells everygirl that. :)
    enigma2on August 06, 2009   Link
  • +1
    General CommentThis song is amazing <3
    His voice is so addicting.
    KTbaby659on September 19, 2009   Link
  • +1
    General CommentTHIS SONG IS CATHCY. I REMEMBER HEARING IT ON THE RADIO AND ON MTV ALL OF THE TIME!
    OneNOnlyNatieon September 03, 2010   Link
  • 0
    General CommentI love this song & the beat of it. The meaning is pretty obvious :]
    musicequalslifexon March 29, 2009   Link
  • 0
    Song Meaningyou the fuckin best!
    migrationson April 27, 2009   Link
  • 0
    General Commenti'm glad telephuse posted that. when i first heard the song on the radio i didn't really pay attention to the lyrics and only heard "you the best i ever had" and basically interpreted it as sexsexsexsex. but after i heard this again on a friend's myspace page (i'm not a huge fan of rap) i listened to it and heard the part "i say the same thing every single time." which made me realize that this song is not about sex or the beauty of it, but more about him getting around, LOL.
    missafineon May 21, 2009   Link
  • 0
    General Commentaddictinggggg
    rockisgroovyon May 31, 2009   Link
  • 0
    General Commentthat's good Telephuse, i haven't thought of it like that.
    this song is the fuckin best
    lucygrayon June 15, 2009   Link

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