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Girls, we run this mother (yeah)
Girls, we run this mother (yeah)
Girls, we run this mother (yeah)
Girls, we run this mother
Girls

Chores:
Who run the world? Girls (x4)
Who run this mother? Girls (x4)
Who run the world? Girls (x4)

Verse 1:
Some of them men
Think they freak this like we do
But no they don't.

Make your cheque come at they neck.

Disrespect us, no they won't.
Boy, don't even try to touch me.
Boy, this beat is crazy!
This is how they made me.
Houston, Texas baby.
This goes out to all my girls
That's in the club rocking the latest.

Who would buy it for themselves and get more money later.

I think I need a barber(barber).

None of these b****** can fade me (fade me).

I'm so good with this

I remind you I'm so hood with this.

Boy I'm just playing.
Come here baby.

Hope you still like me
F you pay me.

My persuasion can build a nation.
Endless power our love we can devour.
You'll do anything for me.

Chores:
Who run the world? Girls Girls
Who run the world? Girls (Girls)
Who run the world? Girls Girls
Who run the world? Girls (Girls)
Who run the world? Girls Girls

Who run this mother? Girls (x4)

Who run the world? Girls Girls
Who run the world? Girls (Girls)
Who run the world? Girls Girls
Who run the world? Girls (Girls)
Who run the world? Girls Girls
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Verse 2:
It's hot up in here DJ
Don't be scared to run this run this back.

I'm repping for the girls that's
Taking over the world
Help me raise a glass for the college grads.
Forty-one roll and to let you know what time it is, cheque!
You can't hold me!
I work my nine to five, better cut my check!
This goes out to all the women
Getting it in you on your grind.

To other men that respect
What I do please accept my shine.

Boy you know you love it
How we smart enough to make these millions.

Strong enough to bear the children
Then get back to bidness.

See, you better not play me
Oh come here baby.

Hope you still like me
F you pay me.

My persuasion can build a nation.
Endless power our love we can devour.
You'll do anything for me.

Chores:
Who run the world? Girls Girls
Who run the world? Girls (Girls)
Who run the world? Girls Girls
Who run the world? Girls (Girls)
Who run the world? Girls Girls

Who run this mother? Girls (x4)

Who run the world? Girls Girls
Who run the world? Girls (Girls)
Who run the world? Girls Girls
Who run the world? Girls (Girls)
Who run the world? Girls Girls

Verse 3 (Ending):

Who are we
What we run
The world (x2)

Who are we
What do we run
We run the world

Who are we
What we run
We run the world

Who run the world? Girls!



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    UnregisteredDec 1, 2011 at 11:49 pm
    Girl run d world by b, is a very power word and song it really make me 2 realise the power I ave in me. We girls ar powerful, independence strong and beautiful, god has bless us greatly, so let realise dat streaght in us, even whn you ar dw, and you tel ur self you can't make it or ur guy tels you dat, just look at ur self in d mirror and you will see hw beautifully great god has created you, do nt let any one bring you dw nt even ur, parent, guys, friends and people around you. Women ar beautifully made. Take 4 example rihana, witheny huston, lady gaga, madonna, shaklra, opera, angelina jolie, missi elliot, jojo, ciara and my sweet heart beyonce fightin 2 become independence, and nt letting any body or any guy stop them from reaching their gold, I love you B. Wish you a safely delivrin. You goin 2 have a twice, a boy dat looks like jay and a girl dat look like you. Love you, keep being strong, 4 me ur fan.
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    UnregisteredNov 29, 2011 at 2:21 pm
    This song is realley powerful, but if the girls really knows about their power, maybe don't need this kind of song, I mean, girls, you have the power, just check the history, there were a lot of great women, and they changed the world in many ways, think about it.
    Beyonce I love you, you are a powerful woman.
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    psycho_williamsSep 17, 2011 at 6:16 am
    The stronger side of girls was represented by beyonce! She is only saying that even though how powerful boys are. If it comes to women. They salute! Because the power of girls are amazing! I salute you beyonce! Every music video you had is so powerful! Full of surprises and very stunning and gorgeous! :)
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    AlecMay 27, 2011 at 12:02 pm
    So, wait, who runs the world exactly? Sike. The overt message of female empowerment, although seemingly overconfident and a tad threatening to men, offers yet another strong anthem for women from the lovely Beyonce.

    Perhaps the larger issue Beyonce is hinting at is how men perceive and reconcile the modern powerful woman. Beyonce is demanding that a certain man needs to accept her power, and even taunts him by singing "you'll do anything for me." Despite this, she does imply that she is "just playin" and hopes that said male can still love/desire her, even though he may feel threatened by her strength.

    In a pop culture where females in the public eye are endlessly encouraged to be overtly sexual in their presentation (although Beyonce has done this in the past), Beyonce is offering a powerful message that is encouraging and motivating for young women, who will grow up to be in positions of power. Although the song's lyrics are pretty repetitive, it's refreshing to hear such a positive message being sung in such an upbeat song!

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