Rich Bitch
Die Antwoord Lyrics


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(Yolandi)
Rich bitch (yo yo yo yo)
Rich bitch (yo yo yo Yo-Landi)
I'm a rich bitch (yo yo yo yo)
A mothafuckin' rich bitch (yo yo yo Yo-Landi)

I do my own thing when the phone rings
Maybe I'll answer,
maybe I'm busy (yo yo yo Yo-Landi)
I'm on next shit
I got connections
Only speak to, people I wanna speak to
Sophisticated, fuckin' larney
Nutella on my sarmie
Fokken dik gesmeer, bra

I shop at Woolworths
With my own paper, eh, flavor
On the fuckin' microphone (yo yo yo Yo-Landi)

Rich bitch (yo yo yo yo)
Rich bitch (yo yo yo Yolandi)
I'm a rich bitch (yo yo yo yo)
A mothafuckin' rich bitch (yo yo yo Yo-Landi)
Rich bitch (yo yo yo yo)
Rich bitch (yo yo yo Yolandi)
I'm a rich bitch (yo yo yo yo)
A mothafuckin' rich bitch (yo yo yo Yo-Landi)

Wasn't always a rich bitch
Used to be a poor girl
Ag, shame, die arme meisie
Ek wassie wysie (yo yo yo Yo-Landi)

I was a victim of a kak situation
A stalk in the system
With no fuckkin' assistance
I know it sounds strange
But I used to count change
On the counter at pick 'n pay
Or Shoprite-Checkers
No butter on my broodjie
Geen koeldrank nie, net my strootjie
But then I got my game on
Yo flame on (yo yo yo Yo-Landi)

Now I'm a rich bitch (yo yo yo yo)
Rich bitch (yo yo yo Yo-Landi)
I'm a rich bitch (yo yo yo yo)
A mothafuckin' rich bitch (yo yo yo Yo-Landi)
Rich bitch (yo yo yo yo)
Rich bitch (yo yo yo Yo-Landi)
I'm a rich bitch (yo yo yo yo)
A mothafuckin' rich bitch (yo yo yo Yo-Landi)

To all my means sir
In a tart situation
Getting closer to god
Do you hear that?
I flow from the heart
Fuck the upper class
Versigtig, ek's nog steeds fokken giftig
Yo, fuck a rich bitch (yo yo yo Yo-Landi)

Rich bitch (yo yo yo yo)
Rich bitch (yo yo yo Yo-Landi)
I'm a rich bitch (yo yo yo yo)
A mothafuckin' rich bitch (yo yo yo Yo-Landi)
Rich bitch (yo yo yo yo)
Rich bitch (yo yo yo Yo-Landi)
I'm a rich bitch (yo yo yo yo)
A mothafuckin' rich bitch (yo yo yo Yo-Landi)

Eh
Sk sk
Kyk hie'
DJ Hi-Tek
Fuck it




Wha, wha
Wha, wha, wha, wha

Overall Meaning

The lyrics of Die Antwoord's song Rich Bitch are about Yolandi's transformation from a poor girl counting change at Shoprite-Checkers to a wealthy individual who now shops at Woolworths with her own money. The opening lines of the song immediately introduce the theme of wealth and status, with Yolandi proudly proclaiming herself as a rich bitch. She also sets out her independence, saying that she only answers the phone when she wants to and that she is "on next shit" and has connections.


The song then goes on to describe Yolandi's journey from poverty to wealth, highlighting her past struggles and her determination to succeed. She remembers times when she had no money for butter on her broodjie (bread) and no cold drink, just a strootjie (straw) to drink from. However, she persevered and managed to turn her fortunes around, "getting her game on" and becoming the rich bitch she is today.


The lyrics embody a sense of pride in one's achievements as well as the desire for independence and control over one's life. While the song may be seen as brash and vulgar by some, it is ultimately a celebration of individual success and overcoming past difficulties.


Line by Line Meaning

Rich bitch (yo yo yo yo)
I am announcing to everyone that I am a rich, powerful woman.


Rich bitch (yo yo yo Yo-Landi)
I am proclaiming once again that I am a rich, powerful woman, and my name is Yo-Landi.


I'm a rich bitch (yo yo yo yo)
Just in case anyone wasn't paying attention before, I want to make it clear that I am indeed a rich, powerful woman.


A mothafuckin' rich bitch (yo yo yo Yo-Landi)
To emphasize my point, I am cursing and using slang to describe myself as an extremely wealthy and influential woman named Yo-Landi.


I do my own thing when the phone rings
I am an independent woman who doesn't drop everything to answer the phone.


Maybe I'll answer, maybe I'm busy (yo yo yo Yo-Landi)
I am not at the beck and call of anyone, and I will decide whether or not to take a call based on my own priorities and schedule. Oh, and my name is Yo-Landi.


I'm on next shit
I am always ahead of the game and creating new, exciting things.


I got connections
I have powerful people in my network who can help me get things done.


Only speak to, people I wanna speak to
I have the luxury of choosing who I communicate with, and I only talk to those who are important to me.


Sophisticated, fuckin' larney
I am not only wealthy and influential, but I am also cultured and educated.


Nutella on my sarmie
Despite my sophistication, I still enjoy simple pleasures like putting Nutella on my sandwich.


Fokken dik gesmeer, bra
I am not ashamed of indulging in delicious food, and I am spreading that Nutella extra thick, my friend.


I shop at Woolworths
As a wealthy woman, I can afford to shop at high-end stores like Woolworths.


With my own paper, eh, flavor
I am able to pay for my expensive shopping habits with my own money, and I have a unique style and taste.


On the fuckin' microphone (yo yo yo Yo-Landi)
In addition to my financial success, I am also a talented musician named Yo-Landi who can captivate audiences with her rhymes and beats.


Wasn't always a rich bitch
I want to acknowledge that I wasn't always this successful, and I have worked hard to get where I am.


Used to be a poor girl
I come from humble beginnings and understand what it's like to not have money.


Ag, shame, die arme meisie
I am expressing sympathy for my past self, who was poor and struggling.


Ek wassie wysie (yo yo yo Yo-Landi)
But now I am wise, powerful, and my name is Yo-Landi.


I was a victim of a kak situation
I have struggled in the past due to unfortunate circumstances beyond my control.


A stalk in the system
I have encountered obstacles and challenges in the systems that have been put in place to help people, but have failed me.


With no fuckkin' assistance
Despite going through difficult times, I didn't receive help from anyone and had to rely on myself to get by.


I know it sounds strange
I am aware that my current success seems unlikely or unbelievable, given my past experiences.


But I used to count change
I had to scrape by and count pennies just to get by.


On the counter at pick 'n pay
I had to work in humble jobs, such as a cashier at a supermarket, to make ends meet.


Or Shoprite-Checkers
Another example of a humble job I had to take to make money for myself.


No butter on my broodjie
I couldn't even afford butter to put on my bread.


Geen koeldrank nie, net my strootjie
The only drink I had was a straw to suck on.


But then I got my game on
Despite the odds against me, I found a way to achieve success.


Yo flame on (yo yo yo Yo-Landi)
Now I am on fire and unstoppable, and my name is still Yo-Landi.


To all my means sir
I am addressing all the rich, powerful men out there.


In a tart situation
Despite my success, I am still aware of the challenges I may face as a woman in a male-dominated world.


Getting closer to god
I am not ashamed of my faith, and it is helping me deal with any challenges I may face.


Do you hear that?
I am asking if anyone is listening to me and my message.


I flow from the heart
Everything I do comes from my heart and passion, not just my money and success.


Fuck the upper class
Despite my success, I am still angry at those who look down on others based on their wealth or social status.


Versigtig, ek's nog steeds fokken giftig
I want to caution people to be careful when dealing with me, because despite my success, I am still a powerful and dangerous woman.


Yo, fuck a rich bitch (yo yo yo Yo-Landi)
In case anyone forgot, my name is Yo-Landi, and I am still a rich and powerful woman, but I want to reject any negative connotations associated with that term.


Eh
I am expressing agreement or acknowledgement.


Sk sk
I am making a hissing or kissing sound for effect or emphasis.


Kyk hie'
I am drawing attention to myself or the situation at hand.


DJ Hi-Tek
I am giving credit to the DJ or producer of this song.


Fuck it
I am expressing a sense of disregard or apathy for something.


Wha, wha
I am making sounds or noises for effect or emphasis.


Wha, wha, wha, wha
I am continuing to make sounds or noises, possibly to signal the end of the song or section.




Lyrics © Kobalt Music Publishing Ltd., Warner Chappell Music, Inc.
Written by: ANRI DU TOIT, ANRI VISSER, JUSTIN DE NOBREGA, WATKIN JONES

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@paupau2693

I cannot find a better description of what payday feels like.

@behrad9464

True 😂😂😂👌

@antonio180

Love it I'm preparing now my feeling exactly. Lol

@lamarr912

I know that shit right. Thursday, Die Antwoord is gonna be playing all the way to the closest ABM.

@Flies_the_limit

Niiiiice

@hnbawuede

U mean with that sentence that you can silence all the little demons that push you to work for having a roof over your head? Find something that you can identify with and you won‘t have to comfort yourself with those little lies to your once beautiful soul. Stupid.

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@naovbcool

"I only speak to people I wanna speak to"

Is who I achieve to be on life

@giovannirastrelli9821

Maybe I’ll answer…Maybe I’m busy!

@skryptto6289

On life? You mean like this chick on the toilet? And you talk to people you don’t want to? You mean like a punk in prison?

@skryptto6289

@@giovannirastrelli9821 maybe ya mum is sickly yeah? Maybe you answer maybe you neva! That’s sooo coool bruv! Yo’re lighk a kings men but not as kingly!

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