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About Shake

"Boom! Shake the Room" is a song by DJ Jazzy Jeff & The Fresh Prince. The song samples "Funky Worm" by the Ohio Players. It was released in July 1993 as the second single from their fifth studio album, Code Red, released in 1993. The song peaked at number thirteen on the US Billboard Hot 100 and topped the charts in the United Kingdom, Ireland, Spain and Australia. On September 17, 1993, the Recording Industry Association of America certified the song gold; it went on to sell 600,000 copies domestically. It is also certified gold in Germany and platinum in Australia and New Zealand. 


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Hey, hey people what you come here for?
Come on everybody, let's get out on the floor
All the pretty girls shaking what they got
The boys swear to God that they're all too hot

Everybody shake
You got to shake something
My lord
Shake! you got to shake something.

Come on pretty baby now don't be shy
New liberated girl, ask a guy
We can go dancing baby every night
Shake! Shake, shake shake! Shake!
But you got to shake your body 'til the early, early light

Everybody shake (Shake, shake, shake)
You got to shake something
My Lord
Shake! (shake,shake,shake) 
You got to shake something
Sing with me now

Lucy's standing there with the false hair on
Don't shake it too hard or that hair will be gone (oops)
Marilyn's so worried about her two left feet
Pretty thing keeps worrying about keeping on her feet

That don't matter y'all, come on
Shake! Oh Lord you got to shake something
Everybody shake (shake, shake, shake)
You got to shake something (yeah, yeah, yeah)
Shake! Come on y'all you got to shake something
Shake! (shake, shake, shake)

Every everybody
Hey, hey, people what you come here for?
We want to shake something
Come on everybody let's get out on the floor 
Gotta shake something
You shake it to the north, you can shake it to the south 
Gotta shake something
(Somebody help me with this)

Shake! If you come to party now open up your mouth 
Gotta shake something
Come on, oh yeah yeah
Shake! Shake, you gotta shake something
Oh don't stop, oh shake! (shake, shake, shake)
Shake! (shake on it, for me) 
You're hired, Let's go Shake! Shake!
Got to shake something

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Prince Rogers Nelson (born June 7, 1958 in Minneapolis, Minnesota, United States), known by his mononym Prince, is an US- American singer-songwriter, multi-instrumentalist and actor. He has produced ten platinum albums and thirty Top 40 singles during his career. He has written several hundred songs and produces and records his own music for his own music label. Prince has a wide vocal range and is known for his flamboyant stage presence and costumes. His releases have sold over 100 million copies worldwide. He has won seven Grammy Awards, a Golden Globe, and an Academy Award. He was inducted into the Rock and Roll Hall of Fame in 2004, the first year he was eligible. Rolling Stone has ranked Prince No. 27 on its list of the 100 Greatest Artists of All Time. … more »

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Written by: Morris Day, Prince Rogers Nelson

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