Build Me Up

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Ol' Dirty Bastard

Russell Tyrone Jones (November 15, 1968 – November 13, 2004) was an American rapper and occasional producer, who went by the stage name Ol' Dirty Bastard, ODB, Ason Unique, Osirus, Rainman, and Big Baby Jesus. He was one of the founding members of the Wu-Tang Clan, a rap group primarily from Staten Island, New York that first rose to mainstream prominence with their 1993 debut album Enter the Wu-Tang (36 Chambers). more »


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Dear Ol' Dirty Bastard, no no 
Dear, Baby Jesus, no that's not it 
Dear Dirt McGirt, aw yeah yeah yeah 
Look, man it's this girl that I really like man 
And, I want to get her to notice me 
So, I just wanted some advice on 
What should I do to like, get her to come my way 
Write back soon, your biggest fan, Rhyme-fest 

[Chorus: Ol' Dirty Bastard] 
Why do you build me up (build me up) buttercup 
Baby just to let me down (just to let me down) 
Mess me around, and then worst of all (worst of all) 
You never call baby when you say you will (when you say you will) 
But I love you still, I need you! (I need you!) 
More than anyone darlin' you know that I have from the start 
Build me up (build me up) 
Buttercup, don't break my heart 

Look, c'mon 
Have you ever met a girl, come into your world 
Cat put your brain on sterile 
Activate and leave stains like curls 
Sophisticate, and make you feel so world 
Ah, there it is, so liberated 
Ridin' in a sports car, so ventilated 
Joggin' in a sports bra, so titillated 
Chick so cool, but not refrigerated 
Look McGirt, I don't wanna trouble ya 
But this chick on my block, I'm in love with her 
I wanna get up in her Bush like Dubya 
Tryin' to get up in her Bush like Dubya 
So write me back, let me know 
How I'm supposed to hit it when I got no dough 
How I'm supposed to spit it when I got no flow 
Shimmy shimmy yay, shimmy ya, shimmy yo 


I just wanna talk to her 
But I'm me and this girl is so popular 
It's a dirty game, me has binoculars 
From a distance I just started watchin' her 
Then I met her at Hills on the Southside 
Bought her chicken and fries, with coleslaw aside 
She ain't say thanks enough, that's all pride 
I don't care about her man, I just let it slide 
I just think about fuckin' you everyday 
And just sink in the back of my Chevrolet 
All that chicken you ate and you never paid 
Take my order, can I have a breast or leg? 
Would you fin' to say no, oh, how's that so? 
After I came here and spent all my dough? 
"Look boy it's chicken, what is you broke?" 
Then I got scared and said it's a joke 
Gave her a hug and stole her coat 


Dear Dirty, thanks for the advice and everything man 
It didn't really work out with this chick this time 
She wasn't that buttercup, she was just another slut man 
But you know what? I'm just gonna say forget about it man 
I'ma go get a movie, you haven't seen "Harry Met Sally" yet? 
It's kinda like what I'm goin through, aww, whatever 

This is for everybody lookin' for that perfect girl man 
Sometimes you ain't got all the money in the world 
And you ain't got all the looks in the world but 
You can still find that buttercup 
Don't let her build you up and break you down man 
You build it up, whatever, yo freak for me 
Make sure she like to f*ck though, heh 
That's always important isn't it? 

[Ol' Dirty Bastard] 
Expect you're the one for me

Yo Dirt, pack your bags, let's go 

[Ol' Dirty Bastard] 
Girl, the way you give brains to me

Yo Dirt, it's over G!

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