Shake Down Lyrics by Mary J. Blige and Terrence Howard


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Mary J. Blige and Terrence Howard - Shake Down Lyrics
Oh yeah...
Baby...

Oh, how I wish I was by your side.
Oh yeah...

[Verse 1:]
[Mary J. Blige:]
I wanna be all you need baby.
[Terrence Howard:]
And I want you to be my superwoman.
[Mary J. Blige:]
Boy, I will be your friend forever.
[Terrence Howard:]
Well, gone and leave me that heart and you can get mine.
[Mary J. Blige:]
I'm gonna be your baby tonight.
If you're in the dark I'll be your some light.
[Terrence Howard:]
Cause all you need is my love.
Telling you what's up.
So just make room for love.

[Chorus:]
(It's a shake down, shake down)
[Mary J. Blige:]
I'm robbing you for your love.
[Terrence Howard:]
She's robbing me for my love.
(It's a shake down, shake down)
[Terrence Howard:]
Shakedown.
[Mary J. Blige:]
Boy, you ain't gotta say nothing.
[Terrence Howard:]
Well, baby put your hands up
(Shake down, shake down, down)
[Mary J. Blige:]
Shake down.
(Shake down, shake down, down)
(Shake down, shake down, down)
Shake down, shake down.
[Both:]
I'm robbing you for your love.

[Verse 2:]
[Terrence Howard:]
Girl, I wanna share my existance.
[Mary J. Blige:]
And through time my love will stay persistent, boy.
[Terrence Howard:]
All of me is what you getting.
Let the world be the witness.
[Mary J. Blige:]
Bad times, we'll work it out like fitness or we live it.
[Terrence Howard:]
Cause I vow to give you my all.
[Mary J. Blige:]
Boy, I will hold you up, hold you up if you fall.
[Terrence Howard:]
I see us in your chamber.
[Mary J. Blige:]
Your heart's in danger.
[Terrence Howard:]
I'm taking your love.
[Mary J. Blige:]
Won't you just give it up?

[Chorus:]
(It's a shake down, shake down)
[Mary J. Blige:]
Shake down.
I'm robbing you for your love, boy.
[Terrence Howard:]
you robbing me for my love.
(It's a shake down, shake down)
[Mary J. Blige:]
Shake down.
[Both:]
But you ain't gotta say nothing, oh.
(It's a shake down, shake down, down)
[Mary J. Blige:]
Shake down.
(Shake down, shake down, down)
(Shake down, shake down, down)
(Shake down, shake down)
[Both:]
I'm robbing you for your love.

[Bridge:]
[Mary J. Blige:]
If love is the crime, I'm down for it.
[Terrence Howard:]
If love is the crime.
[Mary J. Blige:]
Let love be the judge.
I receive the verdict.
Now, take me baby.
[Terrence Howard:]
Take me.
[Mary J. Blige:]
In your arms.
[Terrence Howard:]
In your arms.
[Mary J. Blige:]
Hold me tight.
Don't put up a fight.
It's a shake down.
Shake down.
Come on baby, get down.
[Terrence Howard:]
Get down.
[Mary J. Blige:]
I'm willing to do some time, baby.
[Terrence Howard:]
Do your time.
[Mary J. Blige:]
To make sure that your love is mines.
All mines.

[Chorus:]
(It's a shake down, shake down)
[Mary J. Blige:]
I'm robbing you for your love.
[Terrence Howard:]
You robbing me for my love.
(It's a shake down, shake down)
[Mary J. Blige:]
Ohhh...
[Both:]
And you ain't gotta say nothing.
(Shake down, shake down, down)
(Shake down, shake down, down)
[Mary J. Blige:]
Shake down.
(Shake down, shake down, down)
Shake down, shake down, down.
(Shake down, shake down)
I'm robbing you for your love.

[Terrence Howard:]
[?]

(Cause it's a shake down, shake down.
Shake down, shake down.
Cause it's a shake down.
Baby come bring all your love to me.
Don't you hesitate baby.
Don't put up a fight.
Cause it's a shake down, shake down.
Shake down, shake down.)

[Mary J. Blige:]
Cause it's a shake down.
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