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Shaggy

Orville Richard Burrell (born October 22, 1968), better known by his stage name Shaggy, is a Jamaican-American Grammy Award-winning reggae singer and rapper. He is known for his 1995 single "Boombastic" and 2000 single "It Wasn't Me". He is said to have taken his stage name from his shaggy hair. more »

Fi di yute dem, all ghetto ova yonda, see mi, strive 

Yute man stand up oonu rights (Get up stand up and fight!) 
Nah mek nobody bruk yuh stride (Get up stand up and fight!) 
Nah care who wan fi criticize (Get up stand up and fight!) 
Nah mek nobody hold yuh dung again yuh betta than di whole a dem 
Stand up oonu rights (Get up stand up and fight!) 
Nah mek nobody bruk yuh stride (Get up stand up and fight!) 
Nah care who wan fi criticize (Get up stand up and fight!) 
Nah mek nobody hold yuh dung again yuh betta than di whole a dem 

Cool yah mi bredda, di signs of di times 
Can tek di pressa, nah tun to crime 
Mama raise yuh good so beg yuh put dung di nine 
Dem have di power but a yuh rule yuh mind 
Teachin's yuh treasa, can leave behind 
Must climb di ladda one step at a time 
Mind ova matta, greatness defined 
Must defend yuh honor if a guy cross di line 

Yute man stand up oonu rights (Get up stand up and fight!) 
Nah mek nobody bruk yuh stride (Get up stand up and fight!) 
Nah care who wan fi criticize (Get up stand up and fight!) 
Nah mek nobody hold yuh dung again yuh betta than di whole a dem 
Stand up oonu rights (Get up stand up and fight!) 
Nah mek nobody bruk yuh stride (Get up stand up and fight!) 
Nah care who wan fi criticize (Get up stand up and fight!) 
Nah mek nobody hold yuh dung again yuh betta than di whole a dem 

Stand at di gutta, raised from di slums 
Man a faced by oppression cau dat's where yuh from 
Hatin di fadda cau betta must come 
So mek a fella know yuh step to yuh own a drum 
Sweet to di bitta, not always fun 
One life fi good dem seh yuh nose haffi run 
As hard as it seems when it is all said and done 
A new day shall dawn from di rise from di sun 

Yute man stand up oonu rights (Get up stand up and fight!) 
Nah mek nobody bruk yuh stride (Get up stand up and fight!) 
Nah care who wan fi criticize (Get up stand up and fight!) 
Nah mek nobody hold yuh dung again yuh betta than di whole a dem 
Stand up oonu rights (Get up stand up and fight!) 
Nah mek nobody bruk yuh stride (Get up stand up and fight!) 
Nah care who wan fi criticize (Get up stand up and fight!) 
Nah mek nobody hold yuh dung again yuh betta than di whole a dem 

It's alright to have yuh vision and yuh goal 
Blessed is di child who has his own 
Yuh hear mi seh It's alright to have yuh vision and yuh goal 
Di Fadda pon yuh side yuh not alone 
Yuh hear mi seh It's alright to have yuh vision and yuh goal 
Blessed is di child who has his own 
Yuh hear mi seh It's alright to have yuh vision and yuh goal 
My son yuh are a king so claim yuh throne, again 

Cool yah mi bredda, di signs of di times 
Can tek di pressa, nah tun to crime 
Mama raise yuh good so beg yuh put dung di nine 
Dem have di power but a yuh rule yuh mind 
Teachin's yuh treasa, can leave behind 
Must climb di ladda one step at a time 
Mind ova matta, greatness defined 
Must defend yuh honor if a guy cross di line 

Yute man stand up oonu rights (Get up stand up and fight!) 
Nah mek nobody bruk yuh stride (Get up stand up and fight!) 
Nah care who wan fi criticize (Get up stand up and fight!) 
Nah mek nobody hold yuh dung again yuh betta than di whole a dem 
Stand up oonu rights (Get up stand up and fight!) 
Nah mek nobody bruk yuh stride (Get up stand up and fight!) 
Nah care who wan fi criticize (Get up stand up and fight!) 
Nah mek nobody hold yuh dung again yuh betta than di whole a dem

Written by: MICHELLE ANTIONETTE WALLEN, NICHOLAS EDWARD JAMES HALLAM, ROBERT CHARLES BIRCH

Lyrics © Peermusic Publishing

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