DJ Jazzy Jeff & The Fresh Prince Don’t Even Try It Lyrics

Rock the House Track Listing
12" Vinyl 1
  • 1 Girls Ain’t Nothing but Trouble (UK mix)
  • 2 Just One of Those Days
  • 3 Rock the House
  • 4 Taking It to the Top
  • 5 The Magnificent Jazzy Jeff
  • 6 Just Rockin’
  • 7 Guys Ain’t Nothing but Trouble
  • 8 A Touch of Jazz
  • 9 Don’t Even Try It
  • Yo Jeff what's shakin' man
    Whats up dude
    Ay man remember that girl you know when I was walking to school
    She used to diss me everyday (yeah)
    Man the record came out she called me 2 days ago
    Man my phone is off the hook with people asking me for tapes and free records
    I ain't with it
    Word man
    Bust this

    This rap is for the people in the past who were against me
    Who snapped at every opportunity to diss me
    Put me down like I was nothing treated me like a jerk
    Now I'm seeing the pay off of all my hard work
    But now that its my records on the reel
    Somehow all of a sudden it's a whole new deal
    For those in the past who dissed me don't deny it
    What? Your sorry? Don't even try it

    Word man
    People are a trip
    Putting everybody down what's up with that
    Word man I gotta let em know I gotta
    Bust this

    I used to know this girl by the name of Teresa
    I did all I could to make her release her
    Emotions to me but she just wouldn't do it
    She built up a wall and I couldn't break through it
    I used to walk to school everyday of the week
    Watching Teresa walk on the other side of the street
    One day I finally got my heart up to speak
    She dissed me and dismissed me with a smack on my cheek
    So I bought six bottles of new fancy cologne
    But all I got from Teresa was
    (leave me alone)
    Bought new clothes to wear every place
    But all Teresa would say was
    (get out of my face)
    So I gave up this quest for Teresa
    But then on the day my record was released
    A strange thing happened when it came on the radio
    Teresa broke her neck just to say (hello)
    I looked at her I said you must be foolish
    Why did you ignore me on the way to school if you were interested she said
    (oh I apologize)
    I looked deep into her dark brown eyes
    I said you ignored me for months on end
    Now all of a sudden you wanna be my friend
    You didn't talk before so don't talk now what be quiet
    What you really like me? Don't even try it

    Man she had a lot of nerve man (word)
    But man she ain't have half as much nerve as that record producer
    The one that dissed us man
    What up

    When I first started rapping I had one idea
    And it was set in my mind very vivid and clear
    I knew that I wanted to be a rap artist
    I'll give my all and work my hardest
    But when I took my song to a record producer
    He told me that I better go drink some rap juice or
    Something because my song was really absurd
    He said that it was the worst trash that he'd ever heard
    Yo my ego was shattered he busted my groove
    I could hear him cracking up as I left the room
    I thought my song was good but he busted my bubble
    The title was girls ain't nuthin' but trouble
    Hopefully I found someone who had faith
    He lifted my ego back up into place
    His name was Dana Goodman (chill) he thought the song was on track
    So two weeks later it was out on wax
    It busted up the charts like a hydrogen bomb
    Up up up it climbed climbed climbed
    People eat their words that said I couldn't achieve
    Now they have no choice bit to believe in me
    Then no sooner than my record came out
    That same old producer started calling my house
    One night he called me about half past 12
    I've got some cash if you wanna sell
    I said you big stupid half wit idiot
    I told you before that my record was a hit
    I just laughed like some kind of kid
    Now don't you regret what you did
    I wish you'd get off my tip now that's my request
    See he who laughs last always laughs best
    Okay I'll be reasonable you wanna buy it
    Okay I'll sell it psyche don't even try it

    You know what I'll tell you sumthin'
    I got this so hard man
    I'm a tell you sumthin'

    Yo Prince you remember when we first started out
    How we used to go to all the parties just to rock the house
    Word man I remember those good days well
    Well chill out man cause I got a story to tell
    About five years ago I began my quest to be the best DJ in the whole US
    There was a lot of DJ's striving in my spot
    They were putting me down every chance I got
    Never cut me a break on any given night
    They used to all look at me and say
    (Jeff's alright)
    But when your magnificent cuts were released
    All of that left has ceased (word)
    When you and I used to do our shows
    All the crowd would say is Ho
    Yeah time after time we were tearin' it up
    While you rock the mic and I rocked the cut
    But now that I'm making a name for myself
    All those DJ's are like
    Yo Jeff whats up
    All that stuff is dead nope I ain't with it
    They'll push me on the street and say
    (yo Jeff how bout a ticket man)
    To your very next show
    But I say no
    And I tell them where they can go
    I cant believe that they have the nerve
    To hop on my tip now
    Yeah man word
    Just the other day homeboy approached me on the street and said
    "yo Jeff how bout a record for free"
    Man the way you dissed me you better go buy it
    But man we're friends for real don't even try it

    Man straight up you know how it is
    Maybe they'll know not to diss next time
    We let em know
    Cause I ain't with it
    Aight Jeff chill

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