Beenie Man Foundation Lyrics

Kingston to King of the Dancehall Track Listing
CD 1
  • 1 Who Am I
  • 2 Girls Dem Sugar
  • 3 Romie
  • 4 Ole Dawg
  • 5 Slam
  • 6 Foundation
  • 7 Nuff Gal
  • 8 Bookself
  • 9 Girls Dem Sugar
  • 10 Love Me Now
  • 11 Miss L.A.P.
  • 12 Bossman
  • 13 Dude
  • 14 King of the Dancehall
  • 15 Row Like a Boat
  • 16 The Specialist
  • [Intro]
    Glorious be to the most high, Jah, Rastafari
    Oh, nah, nah, nah, nah, nah, nigh
    Hey, you see Sly and Robbie

    [Chorus]
    A just Selassie send them, well
    Play music fi heathen, well
    Si di Christian we call them, yeh
    Dut just di devil control them, Sly
    A Selassie send dem, well
    Cause music a fi play them, yeh
    Mr. Robbie him bass them, well
    Taxi Gang come tell them that

    [Verse 1]
    Well Mr. Sly, well
    Music we al play an we a trample over jungle
    trample down a TG, rema man we a talk to
    All rema man unuh fi cool an unuh fi humble
    Put down all di guns an leave di chain an all di bangle
    Cause Selassie, well we ready fi di people
    All rastaman an bogo man we all a talk to
    Sly them a play, we licking out di devil
    Come Taxi Gang come play fi di people

    [Chorus]

    [Verse 2]
    Long time we a tell them fi louh all di band
    Dem want mix rastaman in them Bachanal
    Chu Missa Sly him a foundation
    thats why we play di music fi each and everyone

    [Verse 3]
    Music we a play yes a we run di route
    Music we a play fi all them down a south
    Easy Mr. Sly and Taxi Gang run di route
    Yuh nuh hear music them a bawl out
    Mission Impossible and a teach people
    Play fi all di dumb, di deaf, di blind and all di cripple
    Oh Mr. Sly how yuh humble, nah rumble
    Because we too comfortable so we tell them

    [Chorus]

    [Verse 4]
    Well, trample di Christian, di beast a albashan
    Dis rastaman don't yuh know seh yuh ever wrong
    Mr. Sly play di music from 19 how long
    Dem a play fi Bob Marley, Peter Tosh, how much
    How them fi dis we when yuh know seh we nuh nervous
    A foundation, a we dig di land
    A wi set di plan, an a wi buy, oh na

    [Chorus]

    [Verse 5]
    Dis yah one yah pass January morning
    From now mi a give out di warning
    Some bwoy a fi try do some farming
    Mr. Sly a music wi playing
    Well from now bad man I talking
    Well Taxi Gang don't you know them run di tune
    And don't yuh know sehh a we have di engine
    Well follow Beenie Man and sing

    Written by: Derek Murphy, Lorenzo Dechalus, Miles Davis, William Brewster Dixon
    Lyrics © Universal Music Publishing Group

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