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Hips Don't Lie
Shakira Lyrics


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Ladies up in here tonight
No fighting
We got the refugees up in here (no fighting)
No fighting
Shakira, Shakira

I never really knew that she could dance like this (hey)
She make a man wanna speak Spanish
¿Cómo se llama? (Sí), bonita (sí)
Mi casa, su casa (Shakira, Shakira)

Oh, baby, when you talk like that
You make a woman go mad
So be wise (sí) and keep on (sí)
Reading the signs of my body (uno, dos, tres, cuatro)

I'm on tonight
You know my hips don't lie (no fighting)
And I'm starting to feel it's right
All the attraction, the tension
Don't you see, baby, this is perfection?

Hey, girl, I can see your body moving
And it's driving me crazy
And I didn't have the slightest idea
Until I saw you dancing (yeah)
And when you walk up on the dance floor
Nobody cannot ignore the way you move your body, girl (just move)
And everything so unexpected, the way you right and left it
So you can keep on shaking it (let's go)

I never really knew that she could dance like this
She make a man wanna speak Spanish
¿Cómo se llama? (Sí), bonita (sí)
Mi casa, su casa (Shakira, Shakira)

Oh, baby, when you talk like that
You make a woman go mad
So be wise (sí) and keep on (sí)
Reading the signs of my body (no fighting)

I'm on tonight
You know my hips don't lie (no fighting)
And I'm starting to feel you, boy
Come on, let's go, real slow
Don't you see, baby, así es perfecto?
Babe, I know I'm on tonight, my hips don't lie
And I'm starting to feel it's right
All the attraction, the tension
Don't you see, baby, this is perfection? (Shakira, Shakira)

Oh, boy, I can see your body moving
Half animal, half man
I don't, don't really know what I'm doing
But you seem to have a plan
My will and self-restraint
Have come to fail now, fail now
See, I'm doing what I can, but I can't so you know
That's a bit too hard to explain (uno, dos, tres, cuatro)

Baila en la calle de noche (yeah)
Baila en la calle de día (let's go)
Baila en la calle de noche
Baila en la calle de día

I never really knew that she could dance like this
She make a man wanna speak Spanish
¿Cómo se llama? (Sí), bonita (sí)
Mi casa, su casa (Shakira, Shakira)

Oh, baby, when you talk like that
You know you got me hypnotized
So be wise (sí) and keep on (sí)
Reading the signs of my body

Señorita, feel the conga
Let me see you move like you come from Colombia

(Yeah, oh)
Yeah (ladies sí) (yeah yeah)
(Hey, yeah)

¡Mira en Barranquilla se baila así, say it! (yeah)
En Barranquilla se baila así (yeah)

Hey, brra

Yeah, she's so sexy, every man's fantasy
A refugee like me back with the Fugees from a third world country
I go back like when 'Pac carried crates for Humpty Humpty
We leave the whole club dizzy
Why the CIA wanna watch us?
Colombians and Haitians
I ain't guilty, it's a musical transaction
Bo bop so bop, no more do we snatch ropes
Refugees run the seas 'cause we own our own boats (no fighting)

I'm on tonight, my hips don't lie
And I'm starting to feel you, boy
Come on, let's go, real slow
Baby, like this is perfecto (no fighting)

Oh, you know I'm on tonight, my hips don't lie
And I'm starting to feel it's right
The attraction, the tension
Baby, like this is perfection

No fighting
No fighting

Overall Meaning

The lyrics of the song Hips Don't Lie by Shakira are about the irresistible attraction and dancing of women, with Shakira herself as the subject of the song. The opening lines set the tone for the song, stating that the ladies are present and there should be no fighting. Shakira knew how to get the party started, and in the second verse, she reveals that she's the one who's been making the men speak Spanish by dancing on the floor. The chorus of the song is a declaration of her prowess as a dancer, stating that her hips never lie, and she's starting to feel the rhythm.


In the bridge, Shakira captures the energy of the song, saying that she can feel the attraction and tension between her and her partner. The lyrics also capture the unpredictability of such a situation, with Shakira stating that she's unsure of what's happening, but it seems like her partner knows what he's doing. Finally, the song ends with a strong and powerful statement that everyone should dance and enjoy, with the refrain "no fighting, no fighting."


Overall, the song speaks to the pure joy and pleasure of dancing and moving one's body. Shakira is the embodiment of this spirit, and the song is a perfect celebration of her talent and personality.


Line by Line Meaning

Ladies up in here tonight
There are women present in the venue today.


No fighting
Let's keep the peace and avoid physical altercations.


We got the refugees up in here (no fighting)
There are people present who have had to flee from their homes and are seeking refuge here today.


Shakira, Shakira
This is a song by Shakira.


I never really knew that she could dance like this (hey)
I did not expect Shakira to be such a good dancer.


She make a man wants to speak Spanish
Her dancing is so impressive that it makes men want to express themselves in Spanish.


¿Cómo se llama? (Sí), bonita (sí)
"What is your name?" (Yes), beautiful (yes).


Mi casa, su casa (Shakira, Shakira)
"My house is your house" (Shakira, Shakira).


Oh, baby, when you talk like that
When you speak in that way, it's very enticing.


You make a woman go mad
You have the power to drive women crazy.


So be wise (sí) and keep on (sí)
Make intelligent decisions (yes) and continue (yes).


Reading the signs of my body (uno, dos, tres, cuatro)
Pay attention to my body language and the way I'm moving (one, two, three, four).


I'm on tonight
I'm feeling good and ready to have fun tonight.


You know my hips don't lie (no fighting)
My movements are genuine and expressive - I'm not hiding anything or being insincere (let's avoid any physical altercations).


And I'm starting to feel it's right
I'm getting into the groove and feeling good about the night.


All the attraction, the tension
There's a lot of chemistry and energy in the air between us.


Don't you see, baby, this is perfection?
Can't you feel how great this is? It's perfect.


Hey, girl, I can see your body moving
I notice you dancing and I'm impressed.


And it's driving me crazy
You're so good at dancing that it's almost overwhelming for me.


And I didn't have the slightest idea
I had no clue that your dancing would affect me so much.


Until I saw you dancing (yeah)
I realized how great of a dancer you are once I saw you (yeah).


And when you walk up on the dance floor
As soon as you stepped onto the dance floor.


Nobody cannot ignore the way you move your body, girl (just move)
Everyone has to notice how you dance - it's impossible to ignore (just keep dancing).


And everything so unexpected, the way you right and left it
Your dance moves are so unique and unexpected - especially the way you move right and left.


So you can keep on shaking it (let's go)
Don't stop dancing - keep going (let's go).


I'm on tonight
I'm feeling good and ready to have fun tonight.


You know my hips don't lie (no fighting)
My movements are genuine and expressive - I'm not hiding anything or being insincere (let's avoid any physical altercations).


And I am starting to feel you, boy
I'm getting interested in you and feeling the chemistry between us.


Come on, let's go, real slow
Let's take our time and move slowly.


Don't you see, baby, así es perfecto?
Can't you see, baby? This is perfect.


They know I am on tonight, my hips don't lie
Everyone knows I'm feeling great tonight and my dancing reflects that perfectly.


And I'm starting to feel it's right
I'm convinced that this is the right place and time for me to be dancing like this.


All the attraction, the tension
There's a lot of chemistry and energy in the air between us.


Don't you see, baby, this is perfection? (Shakira, Shakira)
Can't you feel how great this is? It's perfect (Shakira, Shakira).


Oh, boy, I can see your body moving
I notice the way you're dancing and it's impressive.


Half animal, half man
You're moving in a very primal and passionate way.


I don't, don't really know what I'm doing
I'm not quite sure what I'm doing either.


But you seem to have a plan
You seem to be more confident in your movements and know what you're doing.


My will and self-restraint
My ability to control myself and act responsibly.


Have come to fail now, fail now
It seems like I've lost that control and am acting impulsively.


See, I am doing what I can, but I can't so you know
I'm trying to hold myself back, but I'm not succeeding as much as I'd like.


That's a bit too hard to explain
It's difficult for me to accurately describe or explain what I'm feeling right now.


Baila en la calle de noche (yeah)
Dance in the street at night (yeah).


Baila en la calle de día (let's go)
Dance in the street during the day (let's go).


Señorita, feel the conga
Miss, feel the rhythm and beat of the conga drums.


Let me see you move like you come from Colombia
Show me your dance moves that reflect the culture of Colombia.


(Yeah, oh)
(Yeah, oh).


Yeah (ladies sí) (yeah yeah)
Yeah (ladies yes) (yeah yeah).


(Hey, yeah)
(Hey, yeah).


¡Mira en Barranquilla se baila así, say it! (yeah)
"Look, this is how they dance in Barranquilla, say it!" (yeah).


En Barranquilla se baila así (yeah)
This is how they dance in Barranquilla (yeah).


Hey, brra
Hey, brra.


Yeah, she's so sexy, every man's fantasy
She's very attractive - the kind of person that men fantasize about.


A refugee like me back with the Fugees from a third world country
I'm a refugee like them and was a part of the Fugees group when I came from a developing country.


I go back like when 'Pac carried crates for Humpty Humpty
I've been around for a while and have seen things in the music industry like when Tupac carried Humpty Humpty's crates.


We leave the whole club dizzy
Our music and performances leave everyone in the club feeling overwhelmed and filled with excitement.


Why the CIA wanna watch us?
Why is the CIA so interested in observing us?


Colombians and Haitians
There are Colombians and Haitians present here.


I ain't guilty, it's a musical transaction
I'm not guilty of anything - I'm just here to make music and perform.


Bo bop so bop, no more do we snatch ropes
Our music and performances have evolved and we no longer resort to violence.


Refugees run the seas 'cause we own our own boats (no fighting)
We refugees are in control of our futures and have our own means of transportation (let's avoid any physical altercations).


I'm on tonight, my hips don't lie
I'm feeling great tonight and I'm expressing myself genuinely and authentically through my movements.


And I'm starting to feel you, boy
I'm starting to feel a connection and chemistry between us.


Come on, let's go, real slow
Let's take things slow and enjoy the moment.


Baby, like this is perfecto (no fighting)
This is perfect, baby (let's avoid any physical altercations).


Oh, you know I'm on tonight, my hips don't lie
You already know I'm feeling great and expressing myself authentically through my movements.


And I am starting to feel it's right
It feels like the right time and place for me to be dancing like this.


The attraction, the tension
There's a lot of chemistry and energy in the air between us.


Baby, like this is perfection
This is perfect, baby.


No fighting
Let's avoid any physical altercations.




Lyrics © LANFRANCO MUSIC, Universal Music Publishing Group, CONCORD MUSIC PUBLISHING LLC, Sony/ATV Music Publishing LLC, Royalty Network, Songtrust Ave
Written by: Shakira Mebarak, Wyclef Jean, Jerry Duplessis, Luis Diaz, Omar Alfanno, Latavia Parker

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@L1lSouth

The only woman that can dance to this song and say her hips dont lie...

@jenatana9444

No it was in my one

@jplata3643

💯

@laylagaming4870

edgardo najera I can sing the whole song

@elizabethregnes4225

Meryl Streep experiences something similar except it was “too ugly to act”. There’s a special place in hell for people who put down other people’s dreams 💗

@PARANOIDRAPPERR

@@laylagaming4870 do it then.

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Its fab 2024 ,lets see how many legends still play this incredible song every day 🤪

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