née-nah
21 Savage Lyrics


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I took a ballerina down to the ball dance
Met a couple ball players, found a ball stance
Now we in the bathroom, she found a ball face
Took some shots and balled out, now how the stall taste?
I can't even go inside, my old hoes might hear
I might need to hit the town, I need you right here, right here
'Til she reached in the trunk and found a nina
I told her, "Baby, that's Nina Simone"
Ayy, drivin' through the liquor store faded, braided
Hands in this motherfucker wavin', hazy
'80s like the '90s and 2000s (tuh-tuh-tuh-tuh-tuh-tuh-tuh)
Drivin' through this motherfucker, wildin'
Ayy, Brady seven pack, they come in bunch
I been with the 'quad on a high note, gettin' C-notes
Different presentation to this vibe, you need a keynote
Presi' 'round this motherfucker, I ain't sendin' vetos
Ain't no stoppin' shit or stoppin' licks, them boys on G-O
Battin' out the 504, I saved her name as "Creole"
Balance when I'm on a road, I get the go and T-O
Dominatrix Matrix when she do it like I'm Neo
Shit is off its sockets, they lock in
Mama said live up to my name, but they jockin'
They gon' try go and take your face for the profit
They gon' lie, they gon' slip and slide, get beside ya
They gon' try, we a hundred deep like Verizon
In the trees with the bumble bees on horizon
Ain't catchin' Zs, I been in in the V, on road to Zion
Sell they souls, hoppin' in that mode that I ain't buyin'

He ain't Slaughter Gang, then he ain't official (yeah)
When that chopper sing, you really think that they gon' miss you?
I spent a half a million dollars on dismissals
It's gon' be a hearse, not a verse if I diss you (mhm)
Got me fucked up, nigga, got me fucked up (yeah)
When I send it past the ceilin', that shit stuck up
All that talkin', actin' tough get you roughed up (21, 21)
If your wifey at the spot, she gettin' bust up (21, 21)

Rich nigga, got my strap from Tommy Hilfiger (21)
Red, white, and blue, American, I kill niggas (pussy)
Spray his block and then pull off, this a real dipper (skrrt)
Bottega pick my cotton, but I'm a field nigga (on God)
I be sittin' inside the house 'cause I don't feel niggas (fuck 'em)
Fuck with Baby, but my baby like to drill niggas (BabyDrill)
Claustrophobic, I don't even like to chill with 'em (21)
Guess I'm fake since everybody say they real niggas (on God)
Got a whoopin', but you still ain't learned your lesson, huh? (Pussy)
Hard-headed, you won't end up on a stretcher, huh? (Pussy)
Oh, you Usher now, you givin' out confessions, huh? (Pussy)
On the blogs like these hoes, oh, you messy, huh? (Pussy)
Put a Louis logo on my switch
I know Virgil probably lookin' down like, "Damn, this nigga back on that shit" (21)
Back inside the club with my blick (21)
Playin' freeze tag, shit, I'm tryna see who it (on God)
Niggas say we opps, when they see me, don't do shit (on God)
Only person believe that you a killer is your bitch (21)
Makin' diss songs, this nigga died about a diss (facts)
If I see my opps while I'm in cuffs, then I'ma spit (pussy)
Wanna kill the world about your bitch 'cause she on dick (21)
Thinkin' 'bout the hoes that I'ma shit on while I piss (21)
You ain't heard my music, why you ballin' up your fists? (21)
Reverb on the chopper, it go, "Baow" when it hit (21)

He ain't Slaughter Gang, then he ain't official (yeah)
When that chopper sing, you really think that they gon' miss you?
I spent a half a million dollars on dismissals
It's gon' be a hearse, not a verse if I diss you (mhm)
Got me fucked up, nigga, got me fucked up (yeah)
When I send it past the ceilin', that shit stuck up




All that talkin', actin' tough get you roughed up (21, 21)
If your wifey at the spot, she gettin' bust up

Overall Meaning

The lyrics of 21 Savage's song "née-nah" depict the rapper's experiences and mindset as he navigates the world of fame, relationships, and street culture. The song touches on themes of power, authenticity, and the consequences one may face for disrespect or betrayal.


In the first few lines, 21 Savage describes taking a ballerina to a dance and encountering ball players along the way. This can be interpreted as metaphorical, symbolizing his interactions with different types of people in his life and the environments he finds himself in. The mention of a ball face and shots alludes to indulging in excessive behavior and enjoying the high life.


The lyrics also highlight the rapper's need for discretion and privacy. He mentions that he can't go inside because his old flames might hear, suggesting that he wants to keep his new relationships a secret. This supports the idea that his lifestyle necessitates caution and compartmentalization to avoid drama or complications.


As the song progresses, 21 Savage makes references to notable figures like Nina Simone, Tom Brady, and Verizon, implying that he aspires to greatness and views himself as an influential figure in his own right. He emphasizes his dominance and skill, comparing himself to a dominant athlete and asserting his authority and influence in his community.


The later verses delve into themes of violence, aggression, and the repercussions of disrespect. 21 Savage warns that those who aren't part of his Slaughter Gang aren't considered official or legitimate. He boasts about spending large sums of money on "dismissals" or settling conflicts, suggesting his readiness to use force to protect his reputation and retaliate against those who cross him.


The lyrics also touch on trust and betrayal within relationships. 21 Savage expresses frustration with individuals who claim to be real but ultimately prove themselves to be fake or disloyal. The use of explicit language and derogatory terms towards women reflects the rapper's aggressive and confrontational style, while still emphasizing his belief in his own superiority and power.


Overall, "née-nah" delves into 21 Savage's experiences and emotions as he navigates fame, relationships, and the street life. It portrays his assertiveness, his resilience amidst challenges, and his readiness to defend his reputation and retaliate against those who disrespect him.




Lyrics © Warner Chappell Music, Inc.
Written by: Jacques Webster, Sheyaa Bin Abraham-Joseph, Leland Wayne, Douglas Whitehead

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