Vossi Bop

Stormzy

About Vossi Bop

"Vossi Bop" is a song by English rapper Stormzy. It was released as a single on 25 April 2019 through #Merky and Atlantic Records as the lead single from his second studio album, Heavy Is the Head. The music video was also released the same day. It is his first solo music since his Gang Signs & Prayer album in 2017. The song debuted atop the UK Singles Chart, becoming Stormzy's first number-one single.


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My bruddas don't dab, we just Vossi bop
I tell your girl to link me at the coffee shop
Gettin' freaky in the sheets, we're takin' body shots
Then I finish with a facial just to top it off (ay)
My bruddas don't dab, we just Vossi bop
I tell your girl to link me at the coffee shop
Gettin' freaky in the sheets, we're takin' body shots
Then I finish with a facial just to top it off (ay)

You ain't got a clue, let's be honest
I had a couple seeds, I made a forest
I put in the work and take the profit
Lookin' at my girl like "What a goddess" (thank God)
Rule number two, don't make the promise
If you can't keep the deal then just be honest (just be honest)
I could never die, I'm Chuck Norris (Chuck Norris)
F*ck the government and f*ck Boris (yeah)
I'm a villain, killin' when I'm barrin'
Brothers in the hood just like the movie that I star in
Servicin' my whip, I phoned the boss to bring my car in
I could probably take your chick, but I just wouldn't 'cause she's jarrin', oh
I got the sauce (Sauce), don't know what you thought (thoughts)
Catch me up in the snow in my sliders and my shorts (shorts)
Chicks tryna get my brother Flipz to share his thoughts
I think he's tryna tell me I should tell her he don't talk
I don't f*ck with her
Yeah, I used to hit it but you're stuck with her
Man, I wouldn't even try my luck with her
Gyal say I'm bougie (Word), way too exclusive (word)
Chillin' in Dubai know I get it all inclusive (word)
Now may I ask if you can find it in your spirit (yeah)
To leave us all alone and go and mind your fuckin' business
Lookin' in the mirror sayin', "Mikey, you're the illest" (yeah)
When I'm James Bond, tryna live my movie like I'm Idris
So we telling 'em look

My bruddas don't dab, we just Vossi bop (ay)
I tell your girl to link me at the coffee shop (ay)
Gettin' freaky in the sheets, we're takin' body shots (ay)
Then I finish with a facial just to top it off (ay)
My bruddas don't dab, we just Vossi bop (ay)
I tell your girl to link me at the coffee shop (ay)
Gettin' freaky in the sheets, we're takin' body shots (ay)
Then I finish with a facial just to top it off (ay)

My bruddas don't dab, we just Vossi bop
So much Vossi I might open up a Vossi shop
Mummy sayin' that I need to get some sleep
All this flyin' overseas is always fuckin' up my body clock
And all this stress has got me wrackin' at my brain (ay ay)
So tell these likkle fishes back up off my name (ay ay)
I ain't gotta be a rapper with a chain
Cah the rules are kinda different when you're baddin' up the game (straight)
Baddin' up the game, bad it up again (yeah)
Had 'em up before, have 'em up again (yeah)
Fake bruddas, man, your mandem will pretend (yeah)
Pussy by himself, he's battlin' with his friends
Aww, you man are so insecure, man, it's a joke (man, it's a joke)
I need a Ballon D'or, 'cause I'm the GOAT (still the GOAT)
If you believe in your source then raise a toast (raise a toast)
These are some genius thoughts so make the most
Told her "Save me some"
I need all the homage, could you pay me some?
Man a droppin' bangers on your baby mums
Gyals say I'm rude (Word), they wanna see me nude (word)
My name stiff chocolate, I got nothing left to prove
I got holes in my lapel, rubbin' shoulders with your girl
Which one of - said that I would go to jail? (wah?)
Well, I guess you have to hold a L
Tell 'em "This is London city, we the hottest in the world"
What we tellin' em? Look

My bruddas don't dab, we just Vossi bop (ay)
I tell your girl to link me at the coffee shop (ay)
Gettin' freaky in the sheets, we're takin' body shots (ay)
Then I finish with a facial just to top it off (ay)
My bruddas don't dab, we just Vossi bop (ay)
I tell your girl to link me at the coffee shop (ay)
Gettin' freaky in the sheets, we're takin' body shots (ay)
Then I finish with a facial just to top it off (ay)

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Stormzy

Michael Ebenazer Kwadjo Omari Owuo Jr. (born 26 July 1993), better known by his stage name Stormzy, is an English rapper and rapper. Stormzy won Best Grime Act at the 2014 and 2015 MOBO Awards and was named as an artist to look out for in the BBC's influential Sound of 2015 list. His most successful song to date is the BPI platinum-selling "Shut Up", which was initially released as a freestyle on YouTube. The track was then officially released and got to number eight on the UK Singles Chart after Stormzy launched a campaign to reach Christmas number one. His debut album, Gang Signs & Prayer, was released on 24 February 2017 and was the first grime album to reach number one on the UK Albums Chart. more »

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Written by: Christopher Andoh-Munar, Dakarai Adika Forbes, Michael Ebenazer Kwadjo Omari Owuo Junior, William Edward Anderson

Lyrics © Universal Music Publishing Group, Warner Chappell Music, Inc.

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10 facts about this song

Song Origins
Vossi Bop is based on a viral dance move created by a Twitter user named Vossi in 2015.
Artists Involved
Stormzy, a British rapper, released the song Vossi Bop. He is well-known in the UK for winning British Album of the Year at the Brit Awards in 2020.
Release Date
The song was released on 25 April 2019 as the first single from Stormzy's second album, "Heavy Is The Head."
Popular Recognition
"Vossi Bop" quickly became a hit, debuting at number one on the UK Singles Chart. When it debuted at number one, it was Stormzy's first number-one hit, it scored the most first-week streams for a British Rapper, and decrowned "Old Town Road" by Lil Nas X from the top spot.
Song Content
The track contains references to several well-known figures, with lyrics referencing Boris Johnson, Theresa May, Sir Alex Ferguson, Anthony Joshua, and Idris Elba.
Music Video
The video for Vossi Bop, released on Stormzy's YouTube channel on 26 April 2019, is noteworthy for its striking visuals, including scenes of Stormzy and a large crowd performing the Vossi Bop dance move on London's Westminster Bridge.
Smart Play
The song was a strategic release reestablishing Stormzy's music career after a more extended break, and it set the stage for his second album "Heavy Is The Head."
Celebration of Culture
In Vossi Bop, Stormzy celebrates London street culture by featuring recognisable city landmarks and the dance that inspired the song. It blends elements of UK's grime music and hip-hop, furthering Stormzy's commitment to making grime mainstream.
In Media
Vossi Bop has featured on various popular media platforms including in TV shows and popular radio stations. It also found its way to the FIFA 20 video game soundtrack.
Social Impact
Stormzy used Vossi Bop's success and public platform to voice political messages. Notably, he referenced the disapproval of incumbent prime minister Boris Johnson in his lyrics.

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