LYRICS

Artist:  Elephant Man
Song Title:  Jamaica (Lift Up Yuh Nine)
Album Title:  Surprise
Submitted By:  Gemini_20502K

 

Intro:
J to the izza (J to the izza) then yuh see how we a walk (Yuh nuh see)
Yuh nuh see we complexion, yuh nuh see how we talk, alright, YOU KNOW!!!
J-A-M(Jamaica)A-I-C-A (Jamaica) J-A-M(Jamaica) A-I-C-A (Jamaica)
Yuh nuh see a walk, mi a see fi mek man bumboclaat talk
Jamaicans, anywhere yuh deh, shankle my nankle represent, YOU KNOW!!!!

Chorus:
Jamaicans lift up yuh nine
Two gal inna di club and dem a hug up and a wine
Jamaicans lift up yuh nine
A which two man mi go hear seh dem catch deh a grind
Jamaicans lift up yuh nine
Fi a bwoy wey tief yuh weed and yuh waan dun him long time
Jamaicans lift up yuh nine
Di yutes dem hungry inna di streets so food we haffi find

Verse 1:
YOU KNOW!!! Sarge dem a look fi we di place a run red now
As a man dead dem seh a yardi buss him head now
Hice up di flag wid di green, gold and red now
Drop a Jamaica cau a freak get ahead now
Later, mi and mi hot gal inna mi bed now
Unda mi kiki mi know she haffi dead now
Cock it up put a pilla unda she head now
Hear dem gal yah start beg now

Chorus:
Jamaicans lift up yuh nine
Full time di government start step up pon crime
Jamaicans lift up yuh nine
How dem fi waan come tek what's rightfully mine
Jamaicans lift up yuh nine
Everybody ago rich but not di same time
Jamaicans lift up yuh nine
So mi tell yuh if yuh seek black people yuh will find

Verse 2:
YOU KNOW!!! Big up di yardi dem we nah bow to dem system
And di helpless one dem mood become a victim
Long dung di club fight 'gainst di sound system
See deh now they mek mi rise up di black sealed ting
Drive by nuh more a di inna mil quentin
Big black car wid all di glass dem tinted
Askel forty five inna di seat builed in
Ninja Kid rise up di big sin ting

Chorus:
Jamaicans lift up yuh nine
Try it and riddim mek di gal dem a wine
Jamaicans lift up yuh nine
Tell di selecta fi tun up di bassline
Jamaicans lift up yuh nine
Watch di gal deh pon di floor and wine dem waistline
Jamaicans lift up yuh nine
Jackie she a wine like she nah feel nuh spine

Verse 3:
YOU KNOW!!! Get di dancefloor gal don't fraid fi zip it up
Zip it up, here Buju tell dem seh big it up
Big it up, heare a likkle fassyhole a lip it up
Dat mek mi mad mi waan fi go dig it up
Dig it up, try it and nuh tell mi seh fi live it up
Ninja Kid seh Elephant get mad and buss it up
Buss it up, badman nah come yah so fi cuss it up
Honorable hold it and cut it up

Chorus:
Jamaicans lift up yuh nine
Two gal inna di club and dem a hug up and a wine
Jamaicans lift up yuh nine
Full time di government start step up pon crime
Jamaicans lift up yuh nine
Anyhow yuh seek yuh know yuh will find
Jamaicans lift up yuh nine
How dem fi waan come tek what's rightfully mine

Verse 4:
YOU KNOW!!! Sarge dem a look fi mi di place a run red now
As a man dead dem seh a yardi buss him head now
Hice up di flag wid di green, gold and red now
Drop a Jamaica cau a freak get ahead now
Dead now, unda mi kiki she dead now
Hold on, then mi put di pilla unda di head now
See, now Jackie bawl and Jackie beg now
See now anotha gal dead now

Outro:
Shankle my nankle fa scheezy
I didn't know this riddim would burst so easy (Come on!!!)
Sidney my kidney.....