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Beenie Man – Foundationfoundation lyrics

Intro:
Glorious be to the most high, Jah, Rastafari
Oh, nah, nah, nah, nah, nah, nigh
Hey, yu see Sly & Robbie

Chorus:
A just Selassie send dem, well
Play music fi heathen, well
Si di Christian we call dem, yeh
Dut just di devil control dem, Sly
A Selassie send dem, well
Cause music a fi play dem, yeh
Mr. Robbie him bass dem, well
Taxi Gang come tell dem dat

Verse 1:
Well Mr. Sly, well
Music we al play an we a trample over jungle
Trample down a tg, rema man we a talk to
All rema man unuh fi cool an unuh fi humble
Put down all di guns an leave di chain an all di bangle
Cause Selassie, well we ready fi di people
All rastaman an bogo man we all a talk to
Sly dem a play, we licking out di devil
Come Taxi Gang come play fi di people

Chorus

Verse 2:
Long time we a tell dem fi louh all di band
Dem want mix rastaman in dem Bachanal
Chu Missa Sly him a foundation
Dats why we play di music fi each and everyone

Verse 3:
Music we a play yes a we run di route
Music we a play fi all dem down a south
Easy Mr. Sly and Taxi Gang run di route
Yuh nuh hear music dem a bawl out
Mission Impossible and a teach people
Play fi all di dumb, di deaf, di blind and all di cripple
Oh Mr. Sly how yuh humble, nah rumble
Because we too comfortable so we tell dem

Chorus

Verse 4:
Well, trample di Christian, di beast a albashan
This rastaman don't yuh know seh yuh ever wrong
Mr. Sly play di music from 19 how long
Dem a play fi Bob Marley, Peter Tosh, how much
How dem fi this we when yuh know seh we nuh nervous
A foundation, a we dig di land
A wi set di plan, an a wi buy, oh na

Chorus

Verse 5:
This yah one yah pass january morning
From now mi a give out di warning
Some bwoy a fi try do some farming
Mr. Sly a music wi playing
Well from now bad man I talking
Well Taxi Gang don't you know dem run di tune
And don't yuh know sehh a we have di engine
Well follow Beenie Man and sing



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