D.J. Jazzy Jeff & The Fresh Prince Nightmare on My Street Lyrics

He’s the DJ, I’m the Rapper Track Listing
CD 1
  • 1 Nightmare on My Street
  • 2 Here We Go Again
  • 3 Brand New Funk
  • 4 Time to Chill
  • 5 Charlie Mack (1st Out of the Limo)
  • 6 As We Go
  • 7 Parents Just Don’t Understand
  • 8 Pump Up the Bass
  • 9 Let’s Get Busy Baby
  • 10 Live at Union Square, (November 1986)
  • 11 D.J. on the Wheels
  • 12 My Buddy
  • 13 Rhythm Trax—House Party Style
  • 14 He’s the D.J., I’m the Rapper
  • 15 Hip Hop Dancer’s Theme
  • 16 Jazzy’s in the House
  • 17 Human Video Game
  • Now I have a story that I'd like to tell
    About this guy you all know him, he had me scared as hell!
    He comes to me at night after I crawl into bed
    He's burnt up like a weenie and his name is Fred!
    He wears the same hat and sweater every single day
    And even if it's hot, outside he wears it anyway!
    He's gone when I'm awake but he shows up when I'm asleep
    I can't believe that there's a nightmare - on my street!

    [Fresh Prince]
    It was a Saturday evening if I remember it right
    And we had just gotten back off tour last night
    So the gang and I thought that it would be groovy
    If we summoned up the posse and done rushed the movies
    I got Angie, Jeff got Tina
    Ready Rock got some girl I'd never seen in my life
    That was all right because the lady was chill
    Then we dipped to the theater set to ill
    We saw Elm Street and man it was def
    And everything seemed all right when we left
    But when I got home and laid down to sleep
    That began the nightmare, but on my street!

    [Fresh Prince]
    It was burnin in my room like an oven
    My bed soaked with sweat, and man, I was buggin
    I checked the clock and it stopped at 12:30
    It had melted it was so darn hot, and I was thirsty
    I went downstairs to grab some juice or a c__e
    Flipped the TV off, and then I almost choked
    When I heard this awful voice comin from behind
    It said, ";You cut off 'Heavy Metal' and now you must die!";
    Man, I ain't even wait to see who it was
    Broke outside my drawers and screamed, ";So long, cuz!";
    Got halfway up the block I calmed down and stopped screamin
    Then thought, ";Oh, I get it, I must be dreamin";
    I strolled back home with a grin on my grill
    I figured since this is a dream I might as well get ill
    I walked in the house, the Big Bad Fresh Prince
    But Freddy killed all that noise real quick
    He grabbed me by my neck and said, ";Here's what we'll do.
    We gotta lotta work here, me and you.
    The souls of your friends you and I will claim.
    You've got the body, and I've got the brain.";
    I said, ";Yo Fred, I think you've got me all wrong.
    I ain't partners with NOBODY with nails that long!
    Look, I'll be honest man, this team won't work.
    The girls won't be on you, Fred your face is all burnt!";
    I patted him on the shoulder said, ";Thanks for stopping by.";
    Then I opened up the door and said, ";Take care guy!";
    He got mad, drew back his arm, and slashed my shirt
    I laughed at first, then thought, ";Hold up, that hurt!";
    It wasn't a dream, man, this guy was for real
    I said, ";Freddy, uh, pal, there's been an awful mistake here.";
    No further words and then I darted upstairs
    Crashed through my door then jumped on my bed
    Pulled the covers up over my head
    And said, ";Oh please do somethin with Fred!";
    He jumped on my bed, went through the covers with his claws
    Tried to get me, but my alarm went off
    And then silence! It was a whole new day
    I thought, ";Huh, I wasn't scared of him anyway.";
    Until I noticed those rips in my sheets
    And that was proof that there had been a nightmare, on my street

    FP: Oh man, I gotta call Jeff, I gotta call Jeff
    Come on, come on
    Come on Jeff, answer
    Come on, man
    JJ: Hello?
    FP: Jeff, this is Prince, man
    Jeff, wake up,
    Jeff, wake up
    JJ: What do you want?
    FP: Jeff, wake up, man,
    listen to me, Jeff
    JJ: It's three o'clock in the mornin, what do you want?
    FP: Jeff, Jeff, would you listen to me?
    Listen, whatever you do, don't fall asleep
    JJ: Man!
    FP: Jeff, listen to me, don't go to sleep, Jeff
    JJ: Look, look, I'll talk to you tomorrow, I'm going to bed
    JJ: Ahhhhhh!
    FP: Jeff! Jeff!
    {FC} Ha ha ha ha ha haaaa!
    JJ: Ahhhhhh!
    FP: Jeff!
    JJ: Jeff! Answer me, Jeff!
    {FC} I'm your D.J. now, Princey!

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