Stronger
Kanye West Lyrics


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Work it, make it, do it
Makes us harder, better, faster, stronger

N-n-now that that don't kill me
Can only make me stronger
I need you to hurry up now
'Cause I can't wait much longer
I know I got to be right now
'Cause I can't get much wronger
Man, I've been waiting all night now
That's how long I been on ya
(Work it harder, make it better)
(Do it faster, makes us stronger)
I need you right now
(More than ever, hour after hour, work)
I need you right now

Let's get lost tonight
You could be my black Kate Moss tonight
Play secretary, I'm the boss tonight
And you don't give a fuck what they all say, right?
Awesome, the Christian in Christian Dior
Damn, they don't make 'em like this anymore
I ask, 'cause I'm not sure
Do anybody make real shit anymore?
Bow in the presence of greatness
'Cause right now thou hast forsaken us
You should be honored by my lateness
That I would even show up to this fake shit
So go ahead, go nuts, go apeshit
'Specially in my Pastelle, on my Bape shit
Act like you can't tell who made this
New Gospel, homie, take six and take this, haters

N-n-now that that don't kill me
Can only make me stronger
I need you to hurry up now
'Cause I can't wait much longer
I know I got to be right now
'Cause I can't get much wronger
Man, I've been waiting all night now
That's how long I been on ya
(Work it harder, make it better)
(Do it faster, makes us stronger)
I need you right now
(More than ever, hour after hour, work)
I need you right now (me likey)

I don't know if you got a man or not
If you made plans or not
If God put me in your plans or not
I'm trippin', this drink got me sayin' a lot
But I know that God put you in front of me
So how the hell could you front on me?
It's a thousand yous, there's only one of me
I'm trippin', I'm caught up in the moment, right?
'Cause it's Louis Vuitton Don night
So we gonna do everything that Kan' like
Heard they'd do anything for a Klondike
Well, I'd do anything for a blonde dyke
And she'll do anything for the limelight
And we'll do anything when the time's right
Uh, baby you're makin' it (harder, better, faster, stronger)

N-n-now that that don't kill me (oh, oh)
Can only make me stronger (oh)
I need you to hurry up now (oh)
'Cause I can't wait much longer (oh)
I know I got to be right now (oh)
'Cause I can't get much wronger (oh)
Man I've been waiting all night now
That's how long I been on ya
(Work it harder, make it better)
(Do it faster, makes us stronger)
I need you right now
(More than ever, hour after hour)
(Work is never over) I need you right now

You know how long I've been on ya?
Since Prince was on Apollonia
Since O.J. had Isotoners
Don't act like I never told ya

Don't act like I (never) told ya, uh
Don't act like I (never) told ya
Don't act like I (never) told ya
Don't act like I (never) told ya
Uh, baby, you're makin' it (harder, better, faster, stronger)

N-n-now that that don't kill me
Can only make me stronger
I need you to hurry up now
'Cause I can't wait much longer
I know I got to be right now
'Cause I can't get much wronger
Man, I've been waiting all night now
That's how long I been on ya
(Work it harder, make it better)
(Do it faster, makes us stronger)
I need you right now
(More than ever, hour after hour)
(Work is never over) I need you right now
(Work it harder, make it better)
(Do it faster, makes us stronger)
I need you right now
(More than ever, hour after hour)
(Work is never over) I need you right now

You know how long I've been on ya?
Since Prince was on Apollonia
Since O.J. had Isotoners
Don't act like I never told ya
(Told ya, told ya, never told ya)
(Told ya, told ya, never told ya)
(Told ya, told ya, never told ya)
(Told ya, told ya, never told ya)

(Never over, never over)
(Never over, never over)
(Never over, never over)
(Never over)
(Harder, better, faster, stronger)

(Work it harder, make it better)
(Do it faster, makes us stronger)
(More than ever, hour after hour)
(Work is never over)
(Work it harder, make it better)
(Do it faster, makes us stronger)
(More than ever, hour after hour)
(Work is never over)
(Work it harder, make it better)
(Do it faster, makes us stronger)
(More than ever, hour after hour)
(Work is never over)
(Work it harder, make it better)
(Do it faster, makes us stronger)




(More than ever, hour after hour)
(Work is never over)

Overall Meaning

The song "Stronger" by Kanye West is a pulsating and uplifting track that blends electronic and hip-hop music. The lyrics revolve around the themes of perseverance and ambition, encouraging the listener to work harder, do better, and become stronger. The chorus repeats the lines "Work it, make it, do it, Makes us harder, better, faster, stronger," emphasizing the importance of effort and dedication to achieve success.


The first verse expresses a sense of urgency, as Kanye urges someone to hurry up and join him. He acknowledges that he can't afford to make mistakes and must get it right now. The second verse sees Kanye living the high life, asking someone to be his company for the night. The rap boasts about his wealth and status, suggesting that hard work has led him to this situation. The bridge of the song highlights Kanye's desire to be with someone, showcasing his willingness to do anything for love.


Overall, the song is not just about working harder, but also celebrating strength and resilience. The pulsating beats and Kanye's raps inspire the listener to overcome obstacles and strive for greatness.


Line by Line Meaning

Work it, make it, do it
By diligently working, making improvements to ourselves, and executing a plan, we can become stronger.


Makes us harder, better, faster, stronger
Hard work, improvement, and execution make us resilient, more capable, quicker, and stronger.


N-n-now that that don't kill me
Having survived a past challenge, I feel empowered and toughened.


Can only make me stronger
Each obstacle in our path provides an opportunity to overcome and grow.


I need you to hurry up now
Right now, I'm anticipating help or support to achieve my goals and need it quickly.


'Cause I can't wait much longer
I'm reaching my limit and can't endure this stress for much longer.


I know I got to be right now
This is a make or break situation, and I need to make sure I come on top.


'Cause I can't get much wronger
I can't afford to make any mistakes, or else it will cost me big time.


Man, I've been waiting all night now
I've been patiently awaiting a resolution to this situation for quite some time.


(Work it harder, make it better)
Through perseverance, constantly turning our efforts into better results, and pushing limits, we can progress.


(Do it faster, makes us stronger)
Quickly adapting and processing information helps us become stronger through agility and decision-making.


I need you right now
With urgency, I require your presence and your support to get through this difficult time.


(More than ever, hour after hour, work)
I'm willing to invest more time, energy, and work than ever before because this situation is vital to me.


Let's get lost tonight
Let's explore and have an adventure tonight.


You could be my black Kate Moss tonight
You're looking fabulous tonight like Kate Moss and could be my partner in navigating the night's experiences.


Play secretary, I'm the boss tonight
In this scenario, you can play the role of the secretary, and I'll be the boss making executive decisions.


And you don't give a fuck what they all say, right?
I appreciate your willingness to go along with my vision and disregard the opinions of others.


Awesome, the Christian in Christian Dior
This high-quality designer clothing by Christian Dior is awesome and should be worn proudly, even as a Christian.


Damn, they don't make 'em like this anymore
These high-end designer clothes used to be unique and difficult to obtain.


I ask, 'cause I'm not sure
I'm not completely sure of this fact, so I'm asking to confirm my suspicion.


Do anybody make real shit anymore?
Do manufacturers still produce real products of good quality and value?


Bow in the presence of greatness
Showing respect and acknowledgement to a powerful and influential figure.


'Cause right now thou hast forsaken us
Right now, you have left us hanging, alone without direction or help.


You should be honored by my lateness
I'm such a big deal and busy person that my joining of this meeting should be considered an honor by you.


That I would even show up to this fake shit
Despite my doubts about the authenticity of this situation, I'm still here to support it.


So go ahead, go nuts, go apeshit
Let your emotions run wild and enjoy yourself fully.


'Specially in my Pastelle, on my Bape shit
Particularly while wearing clothes from my own fashion label Pastelle and Japanese brand Bape.


Act like you can't tell who made this
You should recognize and acknowledge who created the clothes you're seeing


New Gospel, homie, take six and take this, haters
This music style is the New Gospel, a combination of religious and secular beliefs, and should be accepted; those who disagree should listen more carefully and take the message in.


I don't know if you got a man or not
I'm not sure if you're currently in a relationship or not.


If you made plans or not
I'm unsure if you have any plans that you need to attend to.


If God put me in your plans or not
I'm not sure if our meeting is part of God's plan or a coincidence.


I'm trippin', this drink got me sayin' a lot
I've had too much to drink and am feeling uninhibited, causing me to blurt out a lot of thoughts.


But I know that God put you in front of me
Despite my uncertainty, I believe this meeting is part of God's plan, bringing you into my life for a reason.


So how the hell could you front on me?
Given the series of events that have led us to meet, you couldn't possibly be deliberately ignoring or rejecting me.


It's a thousand yous, there's only one of me
There are many people who are like you, but no one is like me or has my unique qualities.


'Cause it's Louis Vuitton Don night
This night is a special occasion where I wear my best Louis Vuitton clothes.


So we gonna do everything that Kan' like
We're going to do everything that makes Kanye happy.


Heard they'd do anything for a Klondike
I heard people would do anything in return for a frozen Klondike Bar.


Well, I'd do anything for a blonde dyke
I'm so attracted to this blonde woman that I would do anything for her, even if she's a lesbian.


And she'll do anything for the limelight
This woman will do anything to achieve fame and be in the spotlight.


And we'll do anything when the time's right
We're ready to take any action once the timing is perfect, and we're fully prepared to execute.


Since Prince was on Apollonia
I have been waiting for a long time, since the 80s, and Prince dated Apollonia Kotero.


Since O.J. had Isotoners
I've been waiting for several years, since the O.J. Simpson trial, where he famously wore Isotoner gloves.


Don't act like I never told ya
I don't want you pretending like you didn't know about my feelings or intentions.


Uh, baby, you're makin' it (harder, better, faster, stronger)
Through an intimate connection and relationship, you make me tougher, more excellent, more agile, and more resilient.


(Told ya, told ya, never told ya)
I told you my true feelings before and never tried to hide them from you.


(Never over, never over)
The hard work and pursuit of excellence are never truly finished and will require never-ending dedication.


(Work is never over)
Our tireless pursuit of greatness continues, and there's always more work to be done.


(Harder, better, faster, stronger)
Our continued hard work and improvements make us more robust, more capable, more agile, and more resilient.




Lyrics © BMG Rights Management, Universal Music Publishing Group, Sony/ATV Music Publishing LLC, Capitol CMG Publishing, Downtown Music Publishing, Blanco Y Negro Publishing, S.L., Warner Chappell Music, Inc.
Written by: Edwin Birdsong, Guy Christo, Kanye West, Michael Dean, Thomas Bangalter

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@VitoASMR

This song never gets old.

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@manarsalem1151

Rubbish artist and terrible song

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@jasonyeazel8163

We all grow and evolve, but I miss the 2000s Kanye music

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