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Johnny
Recorded late 1992 (w/ The NPG) and released as the 14th track on NPG album Gold Nigga (August 31, 1993). A live version was released via NPG Music Club (May 15, 2001). Written by Prince, Michael B., Sonny T., Levi Seacer, Jr., Tommy Barbarella, Morris Hayes, Tony M., Damon Dickson & Kirk Johnson.

 
We got a wonderful show 4 y'all 2night, uh (Alright, I love it)
But 1st off, b4 we get 2 the band
We'd like 2 bring up this nice funny young man, uh
(Look at that dog, man, give me 1 of them)
Jimmy Joe we go'n bring out here 2 open the show
Jimmy, come on out here and give us some jokes {crowd boos}
(Naw, get him off the stage)
OK, well hold on, oh, uh, ah (Come on, man)
What'd the fat lady say 2 the skinny man? (Who cares?)
(Get ur white ass off the stage!) (Paid $10, man, I wanna see this band)
Oh oh, OK, I'll, I... (Sit down)
(NPG, NPG, NPG...) {crowd chants}
OK, well, ladies and gentlemen, U didn't like my jokes
I'm gonna introduce a wonderful band 2 U (Bring on the band)
They're the hottest thing I know nowadays - NPG {crowd cheers}

That's right, we're the only band 2 bring it 2 U live
After rockin' the house 4 3 straight hours, huh, NPG, huh
Again, a record '93 (Glam Slam, r U ready?) (Yeah!)
(I said, "Glam Slam, r U ready?) (Hell yeah!)
"Ooh, this is nice"
Yeah, I told U we would get good seats
"U didn't get good seats at the restaurant"
Well well, U don't never trust nobody
"Shut up, bald head motherfucker"
Sit, sit down here, I'ma go up here and do a song with them, sit down
"Go on, go on, stay, I came 2 see Tony anyway"

Fellas, fellas, throw that shit down, kick something I can sing
Yeah, now U ... (That's what I'm talkin' about)
U guys got some Tootsie Pops n here?
(Yo yo yo, we got, my boy, Johnny n the house)
U got 2 have some Tootsie Pop, mmm, alright

Glam Slam granny with the hot pants on (Where she at?) (Hey, over here)
Give me good lovin' till after dawn
Johnny got a hat cuz he don't trust pills (Goldnigga)
Hahaha (Cuz we damn skippy right)
And if U don't love me, then ur sister will (Gold)
Now let me hear U sing, damn it!
Oh oh oh, oh oh oh (C'mon)
Oh oh oh, oh oh oh (We gonna freak U 2 the bone)
Oh oh oh, oh oh oh (1 2, tell me what 2 do, 3 4, I'm about 2 score)
Oh oh oh, oh oh oh (Everybody) (5 6, suck up on this)
Johnny, drop it

Tell me, tell me, tell me what am I supposed 2 do?
I never had another granny look like U
Every time I see U, girl, my Johnny get hard
Harder than the handle on the rake n my yard
Harder than the brownstone brick on my house
If I ever, ever, ever get U n2 my mouth (Yeah)
I'll drink U like a 40 n an alcoholic's hand
Baby, can't U understand? (T'haha)
I'm only fantasizing cuz ur love is tantalizing
And it's got me burnin' rubber n my pants
But I don't wanna do U
Till I spend the time 2 school U on the fine art of romance
U got 2 know how 2 make love 2 me
Below and above me n the back of my BMW Z
The bang bang boogie, U will give it 2 me
Cuz Johnny will make U dance (Can we bring it up?)

Oh oh oh, oh oh oh (Give it up)
Oh oh oh, oh oh oh (Everybody)
Oh oh oh, oh oh oh (We're gettin' sleazy)
Oh oh oh, oh oh oh (Shake it)
Hot damn! (Yeah, hit it, fellas)
Goldniggaz, this is funky (Y'all have 2 excuse me 4 a second)
What, U out? (Yeah)
U out? I'm out

Mind if I join ya?
"Aren't U supposed 2 b up there singin'?"
Yeah
"Where's Prince?"
What do U mean, "Where's Prince?"
"I thought he was gonna sing 2night"
Ah, ain't that a bitch?
"Why? Wait, come here! Tony, where is he?"

Levi (N the house)
Who next on the agenda... who got somethin'? (Bobby Brown)
Bring it on
Morris, where U at?
Time 2 school (Mr. Hayes)
Yo Tommy, yo Tommy, what U here 4, man?
Sweet keys (Play that motor scooter)
Say what?
Don't b a fool
I don't know, I think we need a little self check
(Saxophone, saxophone)
Ah, what ur background? (Damn!)
That ain't workin', man (What U think we need?)
Kathy J. (Ah yeah)
See, that gonna straighten me right out
That just straight... that just straightens me right out (Ooh)
NPG n the motherfuckin' house {repeat}
NPG (That's how we rollin')

Get a clap goin', yeah {repeat}
Get a grip, Tone, get a grip (Can I, can I, can I?)
Get a grip, Tone, get a grip (Can I grip it?)
Get a grip, Tone, get a grip (Can I, can I, can I?)
Get a grip, Tone, get a grip (Just 4 the ladies) (Holy Jesus)
Hey baby, what U doin'?
I would like 2 introduce 2 U
What's ur name, baby? (Chicanas)
Chicanas?

Yo, grippin' the mic is like grippin' necks
But I only grip necks when a brother's on the B-side of some safe sex
That means the A-side I flip and commence 2 penetrate with the... (Oh)
Ooh, yeah ha
But enough about my propers
Brothers write 2 much about how they been endowed, boy
And God, I've been blessed with just enough 2 get the job done
Check it just like Ford (What?) - "Quality is job 1"
2 get a grip, U need a handle, not a breaker 1 2
2 much said on the airwaves cause 2 much scandal
See, things got funny when I made my money
Why brothers got jelly when pockets get fat?
Their pockets equal fly honeys
An equation that just don't figure
Cuz Tone is quick 2 bust a bubble
On the butt of a gold digger (So what U sayin'?)
U see, I worked 2 hard 4 this honey dip
Check it, get a grip

Oh Tony, that was great
No no, serious shit, man, that was great
I'm telling U, believe me when I say
That this is just... this is rap at its finest
Yes, I'm tellin' U, U know
(Who's this dude, man? Go on, get outta the way)
Alright... (Get outta here!)

Johnny needs a Jim (Jimmy needs a job) {repeat}
Johnny needs a Jim (Yo, let me borrow a couple of those)
Take a few packs Mr. Tone
I ain't goin out like that, U know what I'm sayin'?
Who got the 'lactics? (Gots 2 b protected)
Who got the 'lactics? (Ain't go'n rain on me!)

Oh oh oh, oh oh oh
Oh oh oh, oh oh oh (Pick it up)
Oh oh oh, oh oh oh (Everybody)
Oh oh oh, oh oh oh
Feelin' funky funky fine n my "deuce and a quarter"
Feelin' funky funky fine
Feelin' funky funky fine n my "deuce and a quarter"
Feelin' funky funky fine
N my "deuce and a quarter" feelin funky funky fine
And we're rockin' that stupid shit
Well well (Well well well)
U know Lord, it's really hard bein' the best band n the world
And uh, we'd really like 2 thank U right now 4 all U done
And the New Power Generation would like 2 say, "Amen"
N my "deuce and a quarter" feelin funky funky fine
And we're rockin' that stupid shit
WWWNPG (Rollin' at 'cha)
Comin' 2 U directly from Paisley (Hahaha) (Goldnigga) (C'mon)
We just still up while U sleep
Gold
Goldnigga

We out
We try that 1 more time? (Yeah)
Bring on number 1, bring on number 2, bring on the NPG
Bring on number 1, bring on number 2 (Yeah)
Bring on number 1, bring on number 2, bring on the NPG
Bring on number 1, bring on number 2 (Whoo) (Gold)
Bring on number 1, bring on number 2, bring on the NPG
Bring on number 1, bring on number 2 (Hey)
Bring on number 1, bring on number 2, bring on the NPG
Bring on number 1, bring on number 2
Now we out


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