RIHANNA


Man Down Lyrics

I didn't mean to end his life
I know it wasn't right
I can't even sleep at night
Can't get it off my mind
I need to get out of sight
Before I end up behind bars

What started out as a simple altercation
Turned into a real sticky situation
Me just thinking on the time that I'm facing
Makes me wanna cry

'Cause I didn't mean to hurt him
Could've been somebody's son
And I took his heart when
I pulled out that gun

Rum pa pa pum
Rum pa pa pum
Rum pa pa pum
Man down
Rum pa pa pum
Rum pa pa pum
Rum pa pa pum
Man down

mama, mama, mama
I just shot a man down
In central station
In front of a big old crowd
Oh why, oh why
Oh, mama, mama, mama
I just shot a man down
In central station

It's a 22, I call her Peggy Sue
When she fits right down in my shoes
What you expect me to do
If you're playing me for a fool
I will lose my cool
And reach for my fire arm

I didn't mean to lay him down
But it's too late to turn back now
Don't know what I was thinking
Now he's no longer living
So I'm 'bout to leave town

'Cause I didn't mean to hurt him
Could've been somebody's son
And I took his heart when
I pulled out that gun
Rum pa pa pum
Rum pa pa pum
Rum pa pa pum
Man down
Rum pa pa pum
Rum pa pa pum
Rum pa pa pum
Man down

mama, mama, mama
I just shot a man down
In central station
In front of a big old crowd
Oh why, oh why
Oh, mama, mama, mama
I just shot a man down
In central station

Look, I never thought I'd do it
Never thought I'd do it
Never thought I'd do it, oh gosh
What ever happened to me
Ever happened to me, ever happened to me
Why did I pull the trigger
Pull the trigger, pull the trigger, boom
And end a nigga, end a niggas life so soon
When me pull the trigger, pull the trigger, pull it 'pon you
Somebody tell me what I'm gonna, what I'm gonna do

Rum pa pa pum
Rum pa pa pum
Rum pa pa pum
Me say wah man down (A weh me say)
Rum pa pa pum
Rum pa pa pum
Rum pa pa pum
When me went downtown

'Cause now I am a criminal, criminal, criminal
Oh lord have mercy now I am a criminal
Man down
Tell the judge please give me minimal
Run out of town,
None of them can see me now, see me now

Oh, mama, mama, mama
I just shot a man down
In central station
In front of a big old crowd
Oh why, oh why
Oh, mama, mama, mama
I just shot a man down
In central station

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Songwriter(s): Theron Makiel Thomas, Shontelle Delia Layne, Shama E. Joseph, Robyn Fenty, Timothy Jamahli Thomas
Copyright: Annarhi Music LLC, Songs Of Universal Inc., Irving Music Inc., Merokee Music Jr., Sholay Music LLC, Bu Thiam Publishing, Universal Music Corp., Reverb Music Ltd., T.N.T. Explosive
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Meaning to "Man Down" (52 meanings)
iluvmuusssiicc 06/21/11,06:09
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So many people think this music video is bad for kids and stuff, but like u said on twitter its about impowerment in young woman and I look up to u as a role model. Thankyou and keep itup!Myfavsongnow
viviane 10/16/12,12:29
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rum pa pa pu rum pa pa rum oh mama mama i short a man down,i luv u riri i wish i can also shoot one man down u rock!!!
trisha mentor 03/30/12,11:43
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dis song is da bom ma girl u have da talent to take the crown babe girl keep it up do ur best mi know u can do it u have lots of fans down here cant wait to see u lay out ur oficial vedieo of dis song
Benjee-ark 01/06/12,16:33
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It's about revenge and regrete afterwards. It's sensational. Keep it up Rihanna. Thuogh most of yo Christian fans need gospel feel in some of yo up coming hits.
Vievvien 12/06/11,15:38
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I love d song is talking abt a guy dat d wrong after doin it he regret is actions. I love d song nice one rihanna
raylynn 11/29/11,20:41
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wonder why would she take her talent to chuch and she is a hip hop singer and is talking about shooting somebody?
Dorathy Uche 11/15/11,12:18
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I luv dis song i listen to it evrytime its raggea style is good and Rihanna has been amazing pls keep it up
Bongani 10/21/11,20:17
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I realy like ths song.i play it everytime when im at work and even b4 i sleep,its one of my lalabyes.lol
Mizz_Boss_lady 10/18/11,21:27
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Rihanna i know dis song by heart gal my whole family from Jamaica but me and my twin we from new york but dis song really speaks to me and gets my Caribbean spirit out so i love to sing it
Taner 10/11/11,03:38
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sure it is one of the best performance of rihanna, her style, as if she getting crazy, which begins in the middle of the song, is amazing.
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