"I'll Be Missing You" as written by and Gordon Matthew Sumner....
Seems like yesterday we used to rock the show
I lace the track you lock the flow
So far from hanging on the block of dough
Notorious they got to know that
Life ain't always what it seem to be
Words can't express what you mean to me
And though you're gone
We still a team
Through your family I'll fulfill your dreams
In the future can't wait to see
If you'll open up the gates for me
Reminisce sometime
The night they took my friend
Try to black it out but it plays again
When it's weird feelin' it's really hard to conceal
Can't imagine all the pain I feel
Give everything to hear half your breath
I know you still livin' your life after death

Every step I take
Every move I make
Every single day
Every time I pray
I'll be missing you

Thinking of the day
When you went away
What a life to take
What a bond to break
I'll be missing you

It's kind of hard wit you not around
Know you in heaven smilin' down
Watchin' us while we pray for you
Everyday we pray for you
'Till the day we meet again
In my heart is where I'll keep you friend
Memories give me the strength I need to proceed
Strength I need to believe
My thoughts big I just can't define
Wish I could turn back the hands of time
Bust in the six
Shop for new clothes and kicks
You and me taking flicks
Making hits stages they receive you on
Still can't believe you're gone
Give anything to hear half your breath
I know you still livin' your life after death

Every step I take
Every move I make
Every single day
Every time I pray
I'll be missing you

Thinking of the day
When you went away
What a life to take
What a bond to break
I'll be missing you

Somebody tell me why
On that morning
When this life is over
I know
I'll see your face

Every night I pray
Every step I take
Every move I make
Every single day
Every night I pray
Every step I take
Every move I make
Every single day
Every time I pray
Every step I take
Every move I make
Every single day
Every night I pray
Every step I take
Every move I make
Every single day
Every time I pray

Every step I take
Every move I make
Every single day
Every time I pray
I'll be missing you

Thinking of the day
When you went away
What a life to take
What a bond to break
I'll be missing you

Every step I take
Every move I make
Every single day
Every time I pray
I'll be missing you

Thinking of the day
When you went away
What a life to take
What a bond to break
I'll be missing you

Every step I take
Every move I make
Every single day
Every time I pray
I'll be missing you

Thinking of the day
When you went away


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"I'll Be Missing You" as written by Gordon Sumner

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  • +1
    General CommentThis song is about the murder of Notorious B.I.G. and the ensuing pain that Puff Daddy felt following his friends death. Musically, this song is a remix of the Police hit "Every breath you take".
    Mainstreeton July 21, 2002   Link
  • +1
    General Commentthis is one of the only rap songs which I truely like, it is really good and meaningfull.

    But, puffdaddy did just steal parts of the song from "the police - every breath I take"
    heartless__x3on August 31, 2006   Link
  • +1
    General CommentThis sorry excuse for an artist needs to quit stealing other s music and write some of his own!! IE...Led Zeppelin and The Police
    greedo_11on March 06, 2007   Link
  • +1
    General Commentthis song sucks and so does "puffy". coon tunes suck all around and should be banned forever. yeah. rap blows long live country!
    Goforth311on April 08, 2007   Link
  • +1
    General CommentThis song means sooo much to me b/c my friend just died Saturday,he was like my big brother.He commited suicide and we played this at his funeral.Everytime I listen to this song I think of him and I cry.
    R.I.P Brody Paul!I love and miss you sooooooo effin much.
    A&F Prepon July 03, 2007   Link
  • +1
    General Commenti really like this song, ive heard the police version but this one really hits home. its a good song and i agree ^ ^ ^ its one of the best remakes i've heard.
    Petes Pwincess :]on July 26, 2007   Link
  • +1
    General Commentsting owns 100% of the publishing royalties.
    and it's not stealing if you have permission.
    so take this song for what it's worth instead of bashing it for being "stolen".
    p_money4on January 16, 2009   Link
  • 0
    General Commentööö
    kurden14on May 19, 2002   Link
  • 0
    General Commenti usually NEVER listen to rap/R&B but i must say this song is good. I dont thing you realize how perfect it really is until a close friend dies and then this song hits so close to home its scary. ANyways i applaud puff daddy on this one.
    Blueknight14on July 08, 2002   Link
  • 0
    General Commentthis song's one of the best...just the words themselves capture so many emotions...and + the tunes pretty darn tyte too!
    pureOwTkAsTemotionon July 10, 2002   Link

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