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ice cube – man’s best friend lyrics


“i can dig it!”

[chorus: samples (repeat 2x) -1 and -2, -3 and -4 simultaneously]

[-1] “bow-wow-wow-yippie-yo-yippie-yay”
[-2] “dog-catcher, dog-catcher!”
[-3] “bow-wow-yippie-yo-yippie-yay”
[-4] “i can dig it!”

[verse one]
here’s another topic i’m addressin
so learn a quick lesson, about your smith and wesson
sit your -ss back and comprehend
as i let you know about man’s best friend
now remember: it used to be a dog like l-ssie
but now in ninety-one it’s a gun if you asked me
just like a jimmy hat’s used for protection
i use my nine when suckers start to flexin
cause if you run up and try to play mine
i’d rather have a ak than a f-ckin canine
cause if you shot your gun, and my dog tried to fetch her
me and the dog’s goin out on a stretcher
and i ain’t with that, so i gotta get that
big black gat, aim and i hit that
forget about a dog fool, he’ll sh-t in the den
nowadays. a gat is man’s best friend

[chorus + cube saying “man’s best friend” after -3 first time]

[verse two]
here is the reason why ice cube pack
just in case the little punks try to jack
i can’t put a motherf-ckin pitbull
under a coat, in the small of my back
so i gotta take my beretta, and i betcha
it’ll probably work, a 100 percent better
cause it’ll keep me out of danger
with sixteen in the clip and one in the chamber
so this goes to all y’all intruders
beware of the owner, cause the owner is a shooter
i don’t just wanna give your -ss rabies
i’d rather have your -ss pushing up daisies
and i can’t do that with benji,
rin tin tin, or spuds mckenzie
forget about a dog fool, he’ll sh-t in the den
nowadays, a gat is man’s best friend

“just don’t let me see you shoot no dogs!”
“hey, i got shots fired here, send me another unit”
“the profile of a typical american gun owner is this:
over thirty, white, male, middle cl-ss” [peter jennings]

“take that motherf-ckers!”