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Midnight rush
With a pen
In my hand
Inkin Lincoln
Sand-script
With a fan
Remembering me
Before it began
Sometimes I felt
So Def
In the Jam

Cuz the ones
Who loved me
Told me to stop
Like homegirl
Can't catch shit
If it drops
A superwoman chick
You know
That I am
Some shit
Don't fly by me
In a man

Cuz I do not
Accept any less
Than someone
Just as real
As fabulous

Don't want
No Paper Gangsta
Won't sign away
My life to
Someone whose got
The flavor
But don't have
No follow through
Don't want
No Paper Gangsta
Wont sign
No monkey papers
I don't do
Funny business
Not interested
In fakers
Don't want
No Paper Gangsta
Uh oh
Don't want
No Paper Gangsta
Uh oh

Got something
Really shiny
To start
Want me
To sign there
On your
Range Rover heart?
I've heard it before
Yeah
The dinners were nice
Till
Your diamond words
Melted into some ice

You should been
Rapping to the beat
Of my song
Mr. California
Paper Gangsta
And I'm lookin'
For love
Not an empty page
Full of stuff
That means nothing
But
"You've been played"

Cuz I do not
Accept any less
Than someone
Just as real
As fabulous



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    cassi3Oct 27, 2009 at 7:30 pm
    Woo Hoo!!
    I Love It LAdy GaGa I LOVE U!!
    Dam This Song Is So Hot!
    And If U Dnt Know Wat A Paper Gangsta Is
    Then Shoo!!
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    UnregisteredJan 18, 2012 at 5:00 am
    I think the song is actually a total dis to def jam records which was her record label before interscope. (they dropped her and she went crazy and ended up at interscope soon after)
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    UnregisteredJan 8, 2012 at 10:31 am
    To me, it means that we hate fakers, liers and all that you know... We take things eriously, and dont do monkey business
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    LittleCannibalAnimalOct 3, 2011 at 9:32 pm
    I love this song. I agree with Lady Gaga. Take a real man and real life, toss fakeness in the can.
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    jackwalineOct 14, 2010 at 4:03 pm
    a paper gangsta is a man who wants porsches, big house, and other toys, but cant get approved for loans and MAKES YOU, THE WOMAN with the good credit SIGN .. and she always will get screwed

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