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Beenie Man

Anthony Moses Davis (August 22, 1973), better known by his stage name Beenie Man, is a Grammy award winning Jamaican reggae artist. He is the self-proclaimed "King of the Dancehall". more »

[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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