Thank you for makin all that noise tonight we really appreciate it, you're far too kind

[Chorus]
Now can I get an encore, do you want more
Cookin raw with the Brooklyn boy
So for one last time I need y'all to roar
Now what the hell are you waitin for
After me, there shall be no more
So for one last time people make some noise

Who you know fresher than Hov'? Riddle me that
The rest of y'all know where I'm lyrically at
Can't none of y'all mirror me back
Yeah hearin me rap is like hearin G. Rap in his prime
I'm, young H.O., rap's Grateful Dead
Back to take over the globe, now break bread
I'm in, Boeing jets, Global Express
Out the country but the blueberry still connect
On the low but the yacht got a triple deck
But when you Young, what the fuck you expect? Yep, yep
Grand openin, grand closin
Goddamn your man Hov' cracked the can open again
Who you gon' find doper than him with no pen
just draw off inspiration
Soon you gon' see you can't replace him
with cheap imitations for these generations

Now can I get an encore, do you want more
Cookin raw with the Brooklyn boy
So for one last time I need y'all to roar

Now what the hell are you waitin for
After me, there shall be no more
So for one last time, nigga make some noise

{Now What the hell are you waiting forrrr?}

{*sighs*}Now Look what you made me do, look what I made for you
Knew if I paid my dues, how will they pay you
When you first come in the game, they try to play you
Then you drop a couple of hits, look how they wave to you
From Marcy to Madison Square
To the only thing that matters in just a matter of years (yea)
As fate would have it, Jay's status appears
to be at an all-time high, perfect time to say goodbye
When I come back like Jordan, wearin the 4-5
It ain't to play games witchu
It's to aim at you, probably maim you
If I owe you I'm blowin you to smithereeens
Cocksucker take one for your team
And I need you to remember one thing (one thing)
I came, I saw, I conquered
From record sales, to sold out concerts
So muh'fucker if you want this encore
I need you to scream, 'til your lungs get sore


I'm tired of being what you want me to be
Feeling so faithless lost under the surface
Don't know what you're expecting of me
Put under the pressure of walking in your shoes
(Caught in the undertow, just caught in the undertow)
Every step that I take is another mistake to you
(Caught in the undertow, just caught in the undertow)
And every second I waste is more than I can take

I've become so numb I can't feel you there
I've become so tired so much more aware
I'm becoming this all I want to do
Is be more like me and be less like you
Become soo numb

can I get an encore, do you want more, more, more, more
I've become so numb

One last time I need y'all to roar
One last time I need y'all to roar


Lyrics submitted by izzo23, edited by wbninjakiwi42

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    This song for me is going through life, starting hard, finishing hard. Always living up to others expectations and losing feeling and your own self meaning because of it.

    FullDevilWolfon August 20, 2006   Link
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    I hate Jay Z but this is a pretty good song. Hat's off to this remix.

    RainbowDemonon October 18, 2006   Link
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    i love this remix &i also hate jay-z. but this song's grand, i definitely agree with the idea of it being about struggling through life.

    metalheart-xon January 20, 2007   Link
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    "what the hell are you waiting for" I think this is simple, just to go for it. Do what you gotta do. Don't sit on your ass

    nzbf01on May 03, 2009   Link
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    Ok if u dont know your back ground to this song Encore By Jay-Z is that jay-z is talking about how he is the last of the brooklyn boys EG Tupac, Biggie, Jay-z. Tupac-deacsed Biggie-deacsed, Jay-z alive he wants every one to sing loud for him seeing as this could be the end soon

    cheers

    MasterChefon June 13, 2009   Link

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