Tek Weh Yuhself
Mr. Vegas Lyrics


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INTRO
Young and old people ah do dah dance yah
it hit mi ah tell yu ah who dem ah ramp wit
POPEYE! Dutchie Pot Ducthie Pot

Ravers Clavers, Black Blingers,
Timless, Sample6 All Dancers
Chorus
Every body start Tek Weh Yourself
Fa lah di riddim and Tek Weh Yourself
Spin wit it and Tek Weh Yourself
Ah di new dance Tek Weh Yourself

Cah some ah dem badmind some ah dem badmind
Tek Weh Yourself dem badmind
dis yah one ah fi prime time
dis ah fi prime time
Tek Weh Yourself ah prime time

Verse 1

So wen you see wicked people
Tek Weh Yourself
wen yu see nasty people
Tek Weh Yourself
from dem ah study evil
Tek Weh Yourself
nah parr with dem inna vehicle
Tek Weh Yourself
and if yu best fren ah cat
Tek, Tek Weh Yourself
and yu nuh wah look flop
Tek, Tek Weh Yourself
spin wit it and nuh drop
Tek, Tek Weh Yourself
all keiva got it lock like dat.

Chorus

Every body start Tek Weh Yourself
Fa lah di riddim and Tek Weh Yourself
Spin wit it and Tek Weh Yourself
Ah di new dance Tek Weh Yourself

Cah some ah dem badmind some ah dem badmind
Tek Weh Yourself dem badmind
dis yah one ah fi prime time
dis ah fi prime time
Tek Weh Yourself ah prime time

Verse 2

Tek Weh yourself it so easy fi do
fi di style yah me Godafi caaaah suuu
me and mi fren dem nuh join certain crew
Tek weh Weself from we ah play number 2
Tek Weh Weself cah we nuh rave wit dem
nah Tek Weh Weself from di gal dem
dis one feel like another anthem
watch dem ah do di dance ah Queens and Brooklyn

Chorus

Every body start Tek Weh Yourself
Fa lah di riddim and Tek Weh Yourself
Spin wit it and Tek Weh Yourself
Ah di new dance Tek Weh Yourself

Cah some ah dem badmind some ah dem badmind
Tek Weh Yourself dem badmind
dis yah one ah fi prime time
dis ah fi prime time
Tek Weh Yourself ah prime time

Verse 3

So every dancer start march out
dis ah dance yah weh dem ah talk bout
tun up di sound it nah goh short out
wicked people try walk me out
so mek we tek it pass dem deh
yuh nuh si long time we pass dem deh
ayyy mek di dance pass dem deh
yaaa yu nuh hear me seh ah no dem deh

Chorus

Every body start Tek Weh Yourself
Fa lah di riddim and Tek Weh Yourself
Spin wit it and Tek Weh Yourself
Ah di new dance Tek Weh Yourself

Cah some ah dem badmind some ah dem badmind
Tek Weh Yourself dem badmind
dis yah one ah fi prime time




dis ah fi prime time
Tek Weh Yourself ah prime time

Overall Meaning

The song Tek Weh Yuhself by Mr. Vegas is a call to action for those dealing with negative or toxic people in their lives. The chorus encourages listeners to "Tek Weh Yuhself" or remove themselves from these people and situations, while the verses provide specific examples of how to do so.


The opening lines mention various dance crews and personalities, emphasizing the universality and popularity of the song's message. The chorus is catchy and easy to sing along to, making it an anthem for those who identify with the theme. The verses provide more detail on the types of negative people to avoid and how to do so effectively.


In the first verse, Mr. Vegas warns listeners to be wary of wicked and nasty people who study evil. He advises against associating with them, even if they are close friends. The second verse emphasizes the ease and value of removing oneself from toxic situations, regardless of the social implications. The third verse encourages listeners to march forward with positivity and leave negative people behind.


In sum, Tek Weh Yuhself is a song that empowers listeners to prioritize their own well-being and remove themselves from negative or harmful situations.


Line by Line Meaning

Young and old people ah do dah dance yah
People of all ages are doing this dance


it hit mi ah tell yu ah who dem ah ramp wit
It's hitting me, let me tell you who they're dancing with


Every body start Tek Weh Yourself
Everyone should do the dance called 'Tek Weh Yourself'


Fa lah di riddim and Tek Weh Yourself
Follow the rhythm and do the 'Tek Weh Yourself' dance


Spin wit it and Tek Weh Yourself
Spin with the dance and do the 'Tek Weh Yourself' move


Ah di new dance Tek Weh Yourself
This is the new dance called 'Tek Weh Yourself'


Cah some ah dem badmind some ah dem badmind
Because some of them are envious


Tek Weh Yourself dem badmind
They're envious, so 'Tek Weh Yourself'


dis yah one ah fi prime time
This one is for prime time


dis ah fi prime time
This is prime time


Tek Weh Yourself ah prime time
Doing the 'Tek Weh Yourself' dance is perfect for prime time


So wen you see wicked people
When you see wicked people


wen yu see nasty people
When you see mean people


from dem ah study evil
If they're studying evil


Teck Weh Yourself
Do the 'Tek Weh Yourself' move


nah parr with dem inna vehicle
Don't ride with them in their vehicle


and if yu best fren ah cat
If your best friend is fake


Tek, Tek Weh Yourself
Do the 'Tek Weh Yourself' move repeatedly


and yu nuh wah look flop
And you don't want to look foolish


all keiva got it lock like dat
Keiva is really good at this dance move


Tek Weh yourself it so easy fi do
It's so easy to do the 'Tek Weh Yourself' move


fi di style yah me Godafi caaaah suuu
I, Godafi, can't resist this style


me and mi fren dem nuh join certain crew
Me and my friends don't associate with certain crowds


Tek weh Weself from we ah play number 2
We remove ourselves from being the second option


Tek Weh Weself cah we nuh rave wit dem
We remove ourselves because we don't party with them


dis one feel like another anthem
This feels like another anthem


watch dem ah do di dance ah Queens and Brooklyn
Watch them do the dance in Queens and Brooklyn


So every dancer start march out
Every dancer should start marching out


dis ah dance yah weh dem ah talk bout
This is the dance they're talking about


tun up di sound it nah goh short out
Turn up the sound, it won't cut out


wicked people try walk me out
Wicked people are trying to get me to leave


so mek we tek it pass dem deh
So let's pass them by


yuh nuh si long time we pass dem deh
You see, we passed them a while ago


ayyy mek di dance pass dem deh
Let the dance pass them by


yaaa yu nuh hear me seh ah no dem deh
You hear me, right? Ignore them




Writer(s): Kirk Andre Bennett, Clifford R. Smith

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@bee4515

Tek away yuhself from.....from evil, bad mind, haters.
Level fire๐Ÿ”ฅ๐Ÿ”ฅ๐Ÿ”ฅ๐Ÿ”ฅ๐Ÿ”ฅ

@UNKNOWN-dw8zo

Just realizing how real this song is tbh๐Ÿ‘๐Ÿพ๐Ÿ‘๐Ÿพ

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