Brass Monkey, that funky Monkey
Brass Monkey junkie
That funky Monkey

Brass, got this dance that's more than real
Drink Brass Monkey here's how you feel
You put your left leg down, your right leg up
Tilt your head back let's finish the cup
M.C.A. with the bottle (D. Rocks the can)
Adrock gets nice with Charlie Chan
We're offered Moet (we don't mind Chivas)
Wherever we go with bring the Monkey with us
Adrock drinks three (Mike D is D)
Double R. Foots the bill most definitely
I drink Brass Monkey and I rock well
I got a Castle in Brooklyn (that's where I dwell)

Brass Monkey that funky Monkey
Brass Monkey junkie
That funky Monkey

Because I drink it anytime and anyplace
When it's time to get ill I pour it on my face
Monkey tastes def when you pour it on ice
Come on y'all it's time to get nice
Coolin' by the lockers getting kind of funky
Me and the crew we're drinking Brass Monkey
This girl walked by she gave me the eye
I reached in the locker grabbed the Spanish Fly
I put it with the Monkey mixed it in the cup
Went over to the girl, "Yo baby, what's up?"
I offered her a sip (sip) because she gave me lip (lip)
It did begin, the stuff wore in and now she's on my tip

Brass Monkey, that funky Monkey
Brass Monkey junkie
That funky Monkey
Brass

Step up to the bar, put the girl down
She takes a big gulp and slaps it around
Take a sip you can do it (you get right to it)
We had a case in the place and we went right through it
You got a dry Martini thinking you're cool
I'll take your place at the bar I smack you off your stool
I'll down a 40 dog in a single gulp
And if you got beef you'll get beat to a pulp
Monkey and parties and reelin' and rockin'
Def, def (girls, girls) all y'all jockin'
The song and dance keeping you in a trance
If you don't buy my record I got my advance
I drink it (I think it) I see it (I be it)
I love Brass Monkey but I won't give D It
We got the bottle, you got the cup
Come on everybody let's get fff

Brass Monkey that funky Monkey
Brass Monkey junkie
That funky Monkey

Brass Monkey that funky Monkey
Brass Monkey junkie
That funky Monkey

Brass Monkey


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Brass Monkey Lyrics as written by Adam Keefe Horovitz Rick Rubin

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  • +2
    General Comment

    Good song about booze. And another good musician gone long before s/he should die a natural death. RIP.

    Thisaintozkidon May 05, 2012   Link
  • +1
    General Comment

    A brass monkey is when you drink a 40 to the top of the label and then pour it full with OJ.

    SERipson November 19, 2004   Link
  • +1
    Song Meaning

    Mike D set the record straight in an interview in 2014. Heublien Brass Monkey was a cheap pre-mixed cocktail back in the day that the boys used to drink and is what inspired the song.

    "when I called Mike D to talk about his inspiration, he was confused: malt liquor? In a Brass Monkey? It turns out that the Brass Monkey he was singing about was a cocktail comprised of orange juice, vodka, and dark rum, which came premixed in a can. "Homeboy," Mike said, "have you ever used Google in your life?"

    Six minutes in... pri.org/stories/2014-06-10/sideshow-podcast-40-ounces-trouble-mike-d-sets-record-straight

    grimmon September 15, 2021   Link
  • 0
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    Bahahahaha i luv this song even though its a story bout getting a girl drunk its still kooooooooool.Bahahahaha!!!! Brass Monkey what a riot.

    jupiter828on May 17, 2002   Link
  • 0
    General Comment

    The Original lyrics to this song belong in the Fucking Smithsonian.
    C0me on everybody lets get...................................

    Badfish64on May 06, 2003   Link
  • 0
    General Comment

    its a cocktail

    rockerdude614on April 17, 2004   Link
  • 0
    General Comment

    Brass Monkey's a beer? I never heard that...

    Missykiwizon June 12, 2004   Link
  • 0
    General Comment

    damn i htought it was a liqour well i assumed it was i guess rather than thinking it, but yeah this songs the shit, specially if ur high

    lilcrowon June 30, 2004   Link
  • 0
    General Comment

    Brass monkey is a mixed dring more or less like Long Island iced tea, but without the tea. Yes, I know there is no tea in LIit, it's just a splash of cola for color. Brass monkey tastes about the same but is yellow-orange. I've bought bottles of it in a liquor store before, but it's pretty rare.

    That said, it sure does sound like the Beasties are referring to a beer or malt liquor.

    Black Dahliaon November 03, 2004   Link
  • 0
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    This song is SOOOO awesome, i luv it

    sire_of_black_eyesson January 07, 2005   Link

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