Childish Gambino - Bonfire

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Bonfire

[Verse 1]
Okay, it’s Childish Gambino, homegirl drop it like the NASDAQ /
Move white girls like there’s coke up my asscrack /
Move black girls cause, man, fuck it, I’ll do either /
I love pussy, I love bitches, dude, I should be runnin’ PETA /
In Adidas, with some short shorts, B-O-O all over me /
My green is where it's supposed to be, your green is in my grocery /
This Asian dude, I stole his girl, and now he got that Kogi beef /
My dick is like an accent mark, it’s all about the over Es /
Hot like a parked car /
I sound weird, like 'nigga' with a hard 'R' /
Fly like the logo on my cousin’s 440 /
Eatin’ Oreos like these white girls that blow me /
Vodka for my ladies, whiskey for a grown man /
Hangin’ in the islands, lookin’ for Earl like Toejam /
I made the beat retarded, so I’m callin’ it a slow jam /
Butcher and I know it, man, kill beef, go ham /
These rappers are afraid of him /
Cause I’m a beast, bitch, Gir, Invader Zim /
Gambino is a call girl, fuck you, pay me /
Brand new whip for these niggas like slavery /
Told me I was awful man, that shit did not phase me /
Tell me how I suck again, my memory is hazy /
“You're my favorite rapper now” Yeah, dude, I better be /
Or you can fuckin’ kiss my ass, Human Centipede /
You wanna see my girl? I ain’t that dumb /
You wanna see my girl? Check Maxim /
"Man, why does every black actor gotta rap some?” /
I don’t know, all I know is I’m the best one /
 
[Hook]
It’s a bonfire, turn the lights out /
I’m burnin’ everything you muthafuckas talk about /
 
[Verse 2]
You know these rapper dudes talk shit, start killin’ /
Fuck that, got goons like an arch-villain /
I’m from the South, ain’t got no accent, don’t know why /
So this rap is child’s play, I do my name like Princess Di /
Yeah, they say they want the realness, rap about my real life /
Told me I should just quit: “first of all, you talk white! /
Second off, you talk like you haven't given up yet" /
Rap's stepfather, yeah, you hate me but you will respect /
I put in work, ask Ludwig /
Put my soul on the track like shoes did /
Played this for my cousin, now he can’t even think straight /
Black and white music? Now, nigga, that’s a mixtape /
Shoutout to my blerds, they represent the realness /
Shoutout to Gambino Girls, my dick is in the building /
I know you hate me cause your little cousin play me out /
I like black girls who nerdy but when they dance they saying ‘Owwww" /
I'm sorry for who followed me /
Chillin’ with a Filipina, at your local Jollibee /
Yeah, I’m in her ass like sodomy /
So if you see my hand under the table, don’t bother me /
I don't talk soft, that's that other guy /
I’m screamin’ “What the fuck is up?” like I ain't seen the sky /
The shit I’m doin’ this year? Insanity /
Made the beat then murdered it: Casey Anthony /
These rappers don’t know what to do /
Cause all I did was act me like a Looney Tune /
I’ll give you all of me until there’s nothing left /
I swear this summer will be summer Camp, bitch /
 
  • This Asian dude, I stole his girl, and now he got ...:

    Kogi beef is the term for Korean BBQ, but here Gambino is talking about the slang term “beef” as in an argument. Since the guy is Asian though it’s gotta be an Asian beef.

  • Hangin’ in the islands, lookin’ for Earl like ...:

    ToeJam & Earl is a Sega Genesis game where the two title characters were trapped on a floating island.

    Also a reference to Odd Future member Earl Sweatshirt who was stuck in a reform school in the Samoan Islands when this song dropped.

    “Earl” is also slang for marijuana hash oil.

  • Butcher and I know it, man, kill beef, go ham /:

    Butchers kill cows and pigs to make beef and ham. Gambino butchers tracks and puts a brutal end to “beef” (as in arguments) by going crazy (“HAM”). According to Kanye West & Jay-Z, “HAM” stands for go Hard As a Motherfucker.

  • Cause I’m a beast, bitch, Gir, Invader Zim /:

    Beasts say “Grrr” and Gir is a character from animated series Invader Zim.

  • Human Centipede:

    The Human Centipede is a movie about a doctor who kidnaps three tourists and sews them together, mouth to a*shole.

  • "Man, why does every black actor gotta rap ...:

    Gambino compares himself to Drake, Omar Epps, Will Smith, Yasiin Bey, Khleo Thomas, Donald Faison, André 3000, Malcolm Barrett, Jermaine Hopkins and Daveed Diggs: all actors with rap careers (or rappers with acting careers). CG easily trumps them all.

Thanks!
Submitted by TheHornyPriestTheHornyPriest on Thu, 29/12/2011 - 23:14
Last edited by IremiaIremia on Mon, 17/05/2021 - 18:16
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