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Dilemma
Nelly Lyrics


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I love you and I need you
Nelly, I love you
I do need you

No matter what I do (woo)
All I think about is you (uh huh)
Even when I'm with my boo
Boy, you know I'm crazy over you

No matter what I do
All I think about is you
Even when I'm with my boo
You know I'm crazy over you (uh, uh, uh, uh)

I met this chick and she just moved right up the block from me and uh
She got the hots for me, the finest thing my hood done seen
But oh, no, oh, no
She got a man and a son though (check it)
But that's okay 'cause I
Wait for my cue and just listen, play my position like a shortstop
Pick up everything mami hittin'
And in no time (no time)
I'm gonna make this one here mine
And that's for sure 'cause I
I never been the type to break up a happy home, but uh
There's somethin' 'bout baby girl I just can't leave alone
So tell me, Ma, what's it gonna be? She said

You don't know what you mean to me (come on)

No matter what I do (woo)
All I think about is you (uh huh)
Even when I'm with my boo
Boy, you know I'm crazy over you
No matter what I do
All I think about is you
Even when I'm with my boo
You know I'm crazy over you

I see a lot and you look and I never say a word
I know how niggas start actin' trippin' out here about they girls
And there's no way
Nelly gon' fight over no dame (I ain't fighting' over no dame)
As you can see, but I
I like your steez, your style, your whole demeanor
The way you come through and holla and swoop me in his two-seater
Now that's gangsta
And I got special ways to thank ya
Don't you forget it, but uh
It ain't that easy for you to pack up and leave him, but uh
You and dirty got ties for different reasons
I respect that and right before I turn to leave, she said (she said, she said, she said)

You don't know what you mean to me (come on)

No matter what I do (woo)
All I think about is you
Even when I'm with my boo (yeah)
Boy, you know I'm crazy over you (put your hands up)
No matter what I do (put your hands up)
All I think about is you (yeah)
Even when I'm with my boo
You know I'm crazy over you

Sing it for me, K

And I love you (word?)
And I need you (uh)
Nelly, I love you (uh)
I do (come on, girl)
And it's more than you'll ever know
Boy, it's for sure
You can always count on my love (uh)
Forever more, yeah, yeah

East coast, I know you shakin' right (uh huh)
Down South, I know you bouncin' right (ay hey)
West coast, I know you walkin' right, 'cause (uh, uh, uh, uh)
You don't know what you mean to me (Midwest, I see you swingin' right)

No matter what I do (yeah)
All I think about is you (uh uh)
Even when I'm with my boo
Boy, you know I'm crazy over you (uh, uh, uh, yeah)
No matter what I do (yeah)
All I think about is you
Even when I'm with my boo (check it, check it, check it)
You know I'm crazy over you (check it, check it, check it)

East coast, I know you shakin' right (uh-uh)
Down South, I know you bouncin' right (uh-uh)
West coast, I know you walkin' right
You don't know what you mean to me (Midwest, I see you swingin' right)

East coast, you still shakin' right (uh-uh)
Down South, I see you bouncin' right (ay hey)
West coast, I know you walkin' right, 'cause
You don't know what you mean to me (Midwest, I see you swingin' right)

No matter what I do (woo)
All I think about is you (uh huh)
Even when I'm with my boo
Boy, you know I'm crazy over you (you know I'm, you know I'm)
No matter what I do
All I think about is you
Even when I'm with my boo
You know I'm crazy over you (yeah yeah)

East coast, I know you shakin' right (what)
Down South, I know you bouncin' right (dirty, dirty, now)
West coast, I know you walkin' right
You don't know what you mean to me (Midwest, I see you swingin' right) (uh)

East coast, you still shakin' right (yeah)
Down South, I see you bouncin' right (dirty, dirty)
West coast, I know you walkin' right
You don't know what you mean to me (Midwest, I see you swingin' right)

Overall Meaning

The lyrics to Nelly’s “Dilemma” tell the story of a woman who is torn between two men who love her, Nelly and her current boyfriend. She confesses her love for Nelly and how much she needs him, but also acknowledges her commitment to her boyfriend and her loyalty to him. She is in a dilemma about which man to choose and how to deal with the situation. Despite being with her boyfriend, she cannot help but think about Nelly and how much she is crazy over him. She is also worried about how Nelly’s feelings impact her relationship with her current boyfriend.


Throughout the song, Nelly and the woman ponder their options and express their emotions. Nelly calls out the relationship the woman has with her boyfriend, saying he does not want to fight over a woman. Meanwhile, the woman admits that she has a special connection with Nelly, but it is not easy for her to leave her boyfriend. The lyrics indicate a situation where the woman is conflicted between what her heart wants and what is rational.


Overall, the song is an ode to complicated feelings and an exploration of the possibilities of love. It highlights the challenge of deciding between two people, and it shows how that struggle can impact one's emotions.


Line by Line Meaning

I love you and I need you
Nelly, I love you, I do. Need you.


No matter what I do (woo)
No matter what I do or where I am (woo)


All I think about is you (uh huh)
All I can think about is you, Nelly (uh huh)


Even when I'm with my boo
Even when I'm with my girlfriend or significant other


Boy, you know I'm crazy over you (check it)
Boy, you know I am really infatuated with you (check it)


I met this chick and she just moved right up the block from me and uh
I met a woman who moved near me recently.


She got the hots for me, the finest thing I need to see
She is attracted to me and I find her very beautiful


But oh, no, no, she got a man and a son though oh
Unfortunately, she is already in a relationship and has a child


But that's okay 'cause I
But it's alright because I


Wait for my cue and just listen, play my position like a shortstop
I will wait for the right opportunity and just listen to her, like a baseball shortstop plays their position


Pick up everything mami hittin'
I will pick up on everything she's putting down


And in no time (no time) I plan to make this one here mine
And soon, I plan to make her mine


And that's for sure 'cause I
And I am confident about this because I


I never been the type to, break up a happy home but uh
Normally, I would never try to break up a happy family, but uh


There's something 'bout baby girl I just can't leave alone
There is something about her, Nelly, that I just can't resist


So tell me ma what's it gonna be? She said
So I asked her what she wants to do, and she said


And I love you (word)
And I love you, Nelly (word)


And I (yeah) need you (uh)
And I really need you (uh), Nelly (yeah)


It's more than you'll ever know Boy, it's for sure
This feeling I have for you, Nelly, is more than you will ever know. And I am sure about my feelings for you.


You can always count on my love (uh)
You can always rely on my love (uh), Nelly.


East coast, I know you shakin' right (uh huh)
To my friends on the East Coast, I know you are jammin' to this song (uh huh).


Down South, I know you bouncin' right (ay hey)
To my friends in the South, I know you are bouncing to the beat (ay hey).


West coast, I know you walkin' right, 'cause (uh, uh, uh, uh)
To my friends on the West Coast, I know you are walking to the beat (uh, uh, uh, uh).


No matter what I do (yeah)
No matter what I do or where I am (yeah)


You don't know what you mean to me (Midwest, I see you swingin' right)
You don't even know how much you mean to me, Nelly (Midwest, I see you swingin' right)




Lyrics © Universal Music Publishing Group, Sony/ATV Music Publishing LLC, Kobalt Music Publishing Ltd., Warner Chappell Music, Inc.
Written by: Kenneth Gamble, Cornell Iral Haynes, Bunny Sigler, Antoine Macon

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