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(Feat. T.I.)

Rihanna:
You're gonna be a shining star,
With fancy clothes, fancy car-ars.
And then you'll see,
You're gonna go far.
Cause everyone knows,
Just who you are-are.
So live your life, ay ay ay.
Instead of chasing that paper.
Just live your life (Oh! ),
Ay ay ay.
You got no time for no haters.
Just live your life (Oh! ),
Ay ay ay.
No telling where it'll take you.
Just live your life (Oh! ),
Ay ay ay.
Cause I'm a paper chaser.
Just living my life.(ay),
My life (oh),
My life (ay),
My life (oh)
Just living my life (ay),
My life (oh),
My life (ay),
My life (oh)

T.I.:
Never mind what haters say, ignore 'em 'til they fade away
Amazing they ungrateful after all the game I gave away
Safe to say I paid the way for you cats to get paid today
You'd still be wasting days away, now had I never saved the day

Consider them my protйgй, homage I think they should pay
Instead of being gracious they violate in a major way
I never been a hater still I love them in a crazy way
Some say they sold ya and no they couldn't even work on Labor day

It ain't that they black or white, their hands in areas the shades of gray
I'm west side anyway, even if I left today and stayed away
Some move away to make a way, not move away 'cause they afraid
I brought back to the hood and all you ever did was take away

I pray for patience but they make me want to melt their face away
Like I once made them spray, now I could make 'em put the K's away
Been thugging all my life, can't say I don't deserve to take a break
You would rather see me catch a case and watch my future fade away

Rihanna:
You're gonna be a shining star,
With fancy clothes, fancy car-ars.
And then you'll see,
You're gonna go far.
Cause everyone knows,
Just who you are-are.
So live your life, ay ay ay.
Instead of chasing that paper.
Just live your life (Oh! ),
Ay ay ay.
You got no time for no haters.
Just live your life (Oh! ),
Ay ay ay.
No telling where it'll take you.
Just live your life (Oh! ),
Ay ay ay.
Cause I'm a paper chaser.
Just living my life.(ay),
My life (oh),
My life (ay),
My life (oh)
Just living my life (ay),
My life (oh),
My life (ay),
My life (oh)


T.I.:
I'm the opposite of moderate,
Immaculately polished
With the spirit of a hustler
And the swagger of a college kid.
Allergic to the counterfeit,
Impartial to the politics.
Articulate
But still would grab a nigga
By the collar quick.
Whoever had problems,
They reconciled
They just holla TIP.
If that don't work
And just fails,
Then turn around and follow TIP.
I got love for the game
But hey
I'm not in love with all of it.
I do without the fame
And the rappers nowadays are comedy.
The hootin' and the hollerin',
Back and forth with the arguing.
Where you from, who you know,
What you make
And what kind of car you in.
Seems as though you lost sight
Of what's important
With the positive.
And checks
Until your bank account,
And you're about poverted.
Your values is a disarrayed,
Prioritized are horribly.
Unhappy with the riches
Cause you piss-poor morally.
Ignoring all prior advice
And fore warning.
And we might be
Full of ourselves
All of a sudden aren't we?

Rihanna:
You're gonna be
A shining star,
With fancy clothes,
And fancy car-ars.
And then you'll see,
You're gonna go far.
Cause everyone knows,
Who you are-are.
So live your life,
Ay ay ay.
Instead of chasing that paper.
Just live your life (Oh! ),
Ay ay ay.
You got no time for no haters.
Just live your life (Oh! ),
Ay ay ay.
No telling
Where it'll take you.
Just live your life (Oh! ),
Ay ay ay.
Cause I'm a paper chaser.
Just living my life (ay),
My life (oh),
My life (ay),
My life (oh)
Just living my life (ay),
My life (oh),
My life (ay),
My life (oh)

So live your life.

Rihanna:
Now everybody watcha wanna do
Come walk in my shoes
And see the way I'm living if you really want to
Got my mind on my money, and I'm not going away
So keep on getting your paper
And keep on climbing
And look in the mirror and keep on shining
Till the game ends, till the clock stops
We gonna post stuff on the top spot
I'm living my life
My life
Brand new city got my whole team
I'm living my life
My life
I'll do it how I wanna do it
I'm living my life
My life
I will never lose
I'm living my life
My life
And I'm not stopping

Start living your life
(Your life)



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    UnregisteredMay 28, 2012 at 7:24 am
    I liked this song so much and this song is old now but I'm still listening, in fact we are in 2012 and rı hanna changed so much,(this is my idea) I'm in turkey n rı hanna has so many fans from turkey sometimes we fight for rı hanna of course I liked her so much like the fans in turkey but some behaviours are showing that she changed so much I'm seeing some information about her n I'm not getting her, she changed so much (realy).
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    twighlighttimeMay 17, 2010 at 5:00 pm
    I wish that money never existed. It is what makes people poor. People should give freely. Some one says 'Hey, can I get some food for you? ' and you say 'sure, help yourself! ' Greed is why $$$ still exists. Once greed is done away with, then you can b ur self w/o anything gettin' in your way.
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    veronica114Dec 18, 2008 at 9:11 pm
    What I like about this song is that to keep on doing with our lifes and forget what other people say and even them haters and our exs and watever they say just do not listen to them and keep on going like the song says live your life and that is true to all them boys that kno what I am talking about.
  • TCsongwriter
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    TCsongwriterDec 16, 2008 at 11:37 pm
    The meaning of this song is just go out and show who you are and I promise you wont regreat it either. Know who you are and what you can don't just live your life. And don't judge it. Its you and you should love yourself and make yourself even bigger. I promsie you wont regreat. I know I didn't
    * Peace, love. God bless.
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    greenchairDec 10, 2008 at 3:13 am
    I really don't like this song thee rapping ruins it just sounds like poop! Its like puuting wax on toast! Its good so far then its just like. Omfg this is annoyingi don't wanna hear some sqeaky voice (no its not rihanna) thing who wears his hat backwords and thinks it cool it s just shat!

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