shake down lyrics – mary j blige

(feat. usher)

oh yeah…
baby…
m a r y j. blige
oh, how i wish i was by your side.
oh yeah…

[verse 1:]
[mary j. blige:]
i wanna be all you need baby.
[usher:]
and i want you to be my superwoman.
[mary j. blige:]
boy, i will be your friend forever.
[usher:]
well, gone and leave me that heart and you can get mine.
[mary j. blige:]
i gonna be your baby tonight.
if you’re in the dark i’ll give you some light.
[usher:]
cause all you need is my love.
i’m tell 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.
[usher:]
she’s robbing me for my love.
(it’s a shake down, shake down)
[usher:]
shakedown.
[mary j. blige:]
boy, you ain’t gotta say nothing.
[usher:]
well, baby put your hands up cause 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.

[verse 2:]
[usher:]
girl, i wanna share my existance.
[mary j. blige:]
and through time my love will stay persistent, boy.
[usher:]
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.
[usher:]
cause i vow to give you my all.
[mary j. blige:]
boy, i will hold you up, hold you up if you fall.
[usher:]
i see us in your chamber.
[mary j. blige:]
your heart’s in danger.
[usher:]
ohh, 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.
[usher:]
ohh, 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.
[usher:]
if love is the crime.
[mary j. blige:]
let love be the judge.
i receive the verdict.
now, take me baby.
[usher:]
take me.
[mary j. blige:]
in your arms.
[usher:]
in your arms.
[mary j. blige:]
hold me tight.
don’t put up a fight.
[mary j. blige:]
it’s a shake down.
[both:]
shake down.
[mary j. blige:]
come on baby, get down.
[usher:]
get down.
[mary j. blige:]
get down.
i’m willing to do some time, baby.
[usher:]
do your time.
[mary j. blige:]
to make sure that your love is mines.
[both:]
all mines.

[chorus:]
(it’s a shake down, shake down)
[both:]
i’m robbing you for your love.
[mary j. blige:]
who robbing you for your love?
[usher:]
ohh wee, baby.
(it’s a shake down, shake down)
[mary j. blige:]
ohhh…
[both:]
and you ain’t gotta say nothing.
(shake down, shake down, down)
[usher:]
it’s a shake down, shake down, down.
(shake down, shake down, down)
[usher:]
it’s a shake down, shake down.
[mary j. blige:]
shake down.
(shake down, shake down, down)
[both:]
shake down, shake down, down.
(shake down, shake down)
[both:]
i’m robbing you for your love.
cause it’s a shake down, shake down.
[usher:]
shake down, shake down.
[mary j. blige:]
ohhh…
shake down, shake down.
[usher:]
shake down, 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.)
[usher:]
shake down, shake down.
[mary j. blige:]
ohh, it’s a shake down.)

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