This is how we do it    (video)    (intro)    (midi)

 

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    This is how we do it !

 

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                  This is how we do it.                                 (2x)

 

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1. This is how we do it,

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    it's Friday night, and I feel all right.

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    The party is here on the West side,

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     so I reach for my 40 and I turn it up,

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    designated driver take the keys to my truck,

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    hit the shore 'cause I'm faded.

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    Honeys in the street say, "Monty, yo we made it !"

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    It feels so good in my hood tonight.

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    The summertime skirts and the guys in Kani,

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    all the gang bangers forgot about the drive-by.

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    You gotta get your groove on, before you go get paid,

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    so tip up your cup and throw your hands up,

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    and let me hear the party say.

 

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I'm kinda buzzed and it's all because (This is how we do it),

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South Central does it like nobody does (This is how we do it).

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To all my neighbors you got much flavour (This is how we do it),

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let's flip the track, bring the old school back (This is how we do it).

 

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2. This is how we do it, all hands are in the air,

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    and wave them from here to there.

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    If you're an O.G. mack or a wanna-be player,

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    you see the hood's been good to me,

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    ever since I was a lower-case G,

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    but now I'm a big G.,        the girls see I got the money,

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    a hundred-dollar bills y'all.

 

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    If you were from where I'm from then you would know

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    that I gotta get mine in a big black truck, you can get yours in a '64,

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    Whatever it is, the party's underway.

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    So tip up your cup and throw your hands up

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    and let me hear the party say.

 

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I'm kinda buzzed and it's all because (This is how we do it),

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South Central does it like nobody does (This is how we do it).

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To all my neighbors you got much flavour (This is how we do it),

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let's flip the track, bring the old school back (This is how we do it).

 

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I'm kinda buzzed and it's all because (This is how we do it),

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South Central does it like nobody does (This is how we do it).

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  YNV, SCC, (This is how we do it),

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I'll never come wack on an old school track (This is how we do it).

 

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3. Once upon a time in '94

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    Montell made no money and life sure was slow,

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

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    and all they said was 6'8" he stood,

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    and people thought the music that he made was good.

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    There lived a D.J. and Paul was his name

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    he came up to Monty, this is what he said :

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    You and OG are gonna make some cash,

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    sell a million records and we'll make in a dash.

 

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    Oh, I'm buzzed and it's all because (This is how we do it),

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South Central does it like nobody does (This is how we do it).

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To all my neighbors you got much flavour (This is how we do it),

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I'll never come wack on an old school track. (This is how we do it)

 

+ repeat CHORUS .....

 

(orig. = capo 1st)    (Montell Jordan)