Prince & The NPG
"Gangster Glam"

Boy, we gettin' ready 2 get funkier than a sack of granddaddies
NPG, who turn the mother out? (Gangster)
NPG, who turn the mother out?
1 2, 1 2 3 (Hahaha, roll it)
Gangster, ganster glam (Gett off)
(Gangster) (Gett off)
Gangster (Yeah, summertime) (Gett off)
Ganster glam (Get on up & jam)

Well, as G-E-double-T-O-F-F
Gangster glam N the house & must confess, C
That this is the shit
P servin' them the new power soul
4 those who would ever try 2 rock the NPG
4 those who R wondering
A family is born & God bless us cuz we're funky
Everything we do is on a positive tip
& got a message 4 a sucker with lip
Tell 'em, Rosie (Let a woman B a woman & man B a man)
Yeah, U tell 'em, baby
& as put the "mmm" N man
'm kickin' the gangster glam

Gangster, gangster glam (Hahaha...) (Gangster)
'm kickin' the Gangster Glam
Gangster, gangster glam (Gett off) (Get on up & jam)

P, what is this everytime we try 2 bust out?
They pull us back & the close the door & say stay the hell out
Boy, we put the "B" N black, don't they know that?
We international & all that
The style we're sportin', the ladies & the fellas, hmmm
Godfather III meets Barbarella
We're makin' our own rules no matter what the price
& U can believe a gangster never thinks twice
Gangster, gangster glam
What ya say fellas? (Gangster)
Roll it

Gangster, gangster glam
It's summertime, we're rollin' (Get on up & jam)
Huh, send a shout out
Power 2 the people of MPLS
Power 2 the people of MPLS (Send a shout out)
Power 2 the people of MPLS
Power 2 the people of MPLS

What's my BMW definition? A black man's wish
All the heads of the family will fall when we drop this
& the fact that we're funky
Will keep the jeeps boomin' 4 the hip-hop junkies
Everybody grab a body, pump it like U want somebody
(Get... on up & jam)
'm kickin' the gangster glam
Everybody grab a body, pump it like U want somebody

& 4 U lip-synchin' suckers, listen, we don't go 4 that
& U can believe we're bringin' the live performance back (Gangster)
So don't U come 2 the concert 2night
Cuz we'll send U home wishin' that U had came right
Mmm, clockin' the jizz, gettin' the bizz
Playin' strip pool with Vanessa (Ooh)
Sweatin' me N my typhoon
Gangster (Get... on up & jam)
Yeah, that's my 'do, fool (Gett off)
Gangster glam (Get... on up & jam)
It's summertime & 'm rollin' (Gett off)
Gangster (Get... on up & jam)
Yeah (Gett off)
Gangster glam (Get... on up & jam)
Groovin' 2 the gangster glam with the fellas (Gangster)
The Bimmer, chiquita yellow
Clockin' all the jizz, huh (Get on up & jam)

Gangster ( love U)
Yeah, love U 2, love U 2
Gangster glam (Yeah) (Get on up & jam)
If U think U'r funky (R U funky?)
C'mon & ride the donkey (Then ride it, haha...)
Gangster
Everybody grab a body, pump it like U want somebody
Get... on up & jam
"How much money U got?"
Gangster grands (Gangster)
Groovin' 2 the gangster glam
Gangster, gangster glam (Groovin' 2 the gangster glam)
" like 'em proud"
Gangster, gangster

Groovin' 2 the gangster
Groove-groove-groovin' 2 the...
Groovin' 2 the gangster (Gangster)
Groove-groove-groovin' 2 the...
Groovin' 2 the gangster
Groove-groove-groovin' 2 the... (Get on up & jam)
Groovin' 2 the gangster glam
Gangster (Groovin' 2 the gangster glam)
Get on up & jam

NPG, who turn the mother out? (Gangster)
NPG, who turn the mother out?
Gangster
Get on up & jam, kick it
Gangster
rather G-E-double-T-O-F-F (Gett off!)
Get on up & jam (Who turn the mother out?)
rather G-E-double-T-O-F-F (Gett off!)
Who turn the mother out?
Tell 'em, Rosie (Let a woman B a woman & man B a man)
Yeah, U tell 'em, baby
Get on... up & jam

Gangster (Jam)
What we gonna do when we wanna get funky?
("Hold it, Fred!") (Gett off)
What we gonna do when we wanna get funky?
("Hold it, Fred!") (Gett off)
Hahaha....

Mmm, clockin' the jizz (Gett off) {repeat}
NPG (Early N the morning)
Well, wanna gett off (Get on up & jam)
Who turn the mother out? (Early N the evening, well)
Ooh, hey baby, U got 2 gett off, oh
Clockin' the jizz
Clockin' the jizz

© 1991 Paisley Park / Warner Records / Prince estate