Put It Down
The-Dream Lyrics


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Oh oh who (like old times)
(haha)
Oh Who (cant stop what ya can't see nigga yes sir, DSL)
Who (L.O.X)
Oh oh (radio killer)
Oh Who (the R&B thriller)
Oh (I see y'all jocking Dream now)
Oh oh (I see y'all rapping ass niggas)

Oh baby stop what ya doing
And bring your little body up up in this bed
Oh oh oh oh no
Have you ever had somebody
Do it to you while they were playing with your head
Oh oh oh oh no
You want it from the front or the back
On your side just relax
And let me lay between your legs
Oh oh
I see ya running like a track meet
With your baton saying catch me
Baby don't be scared (don't be scared)

I'm all up on you like a monster truck
I'm all up on you like shorty what's up
I'm all up on you like a white tee on a thug
If you can hear me baby put your hands up
And when they ask about me
You say (put it down [Repeat: x5])
When they say
Does he make that horn go beep?
You say (put it down [Repeat: x5])
Is he any good from the back?
You say Put it down [Repeat: x5]
Well what about this-a-way you say
Put it down [Repeat: x5]

Who
Well if they ask you can I sing like Usher
Say No
But I could make you sing like Mariah
Oh
If they ask you do I dance like Chris?
Tell them No
But as much rubbing as we do I could start a fire
Hey, bring the water
We, sweating out the sheets
Shorty bring that body back to me
Shorty round after round it's going down
Call me I lead the way I'll knock your ass down

Now I'm all up on you like a monster truck
I'm all up on you like Shorty what's up
I'm all up on you like a white tee on a thug
If you can hear me baby put your hands up
And when they ask about me you say
You say (put it down [Repeat: x5])
Make that horn go beep
You say (put it down [Repeat: x5])
Is he any good from the back? You said
Put it down [Repeat: x5]
Well what about this way you say
Put it down [Repeat: x5]

A-T-L-A-N-T-A G-A- that's where I stay
I get my mother fucking freak on like every day
I if I invite you to my house it ain't just to say hi
It's like I took candy from a baby the way you crying
You fine, you sigh,
Never had nobody put it on your ass like that
But still put a tone and bring it right back
That's what ya want I know you like that
She's on a high what ya think about that
I love you girl
I loved your girl she's screaming (fuck that nigga)

And when they ask about me you say
You say (put it down [Repeat: x5])
When they say
Does he make that horn go beep
You say (put it down [Repeat: x5])
Is he any good from the back?
You say Put it down [Repeat: x5]



Well what about this way you say
Put it down [Repeat: x5]

Overall Meaning

The lyrics of The-Dream's song Put It Down talk about an intimate encounter between two individuals. The song starts with Dream addressing the people who have noticed him rising in fame, and then he proceeds to instruct his lover to stop what they're doing and climb into the bed. The song continues with suggestive lyrics and descriptions of sexual acts with lines like "I'm all up on you like a monster truck" and "let me lay between your legs." The chorus features the repeating phrase "put it down" as a response to different questions inquiring about Dream's sexual prowess.


The second verse features Dream bragging about his sexual abilities and implying that he can make his partner feel like Mariah Carey singing or start a fire with the friction they're creating. Dream uses the acronym of his hometown Atlanta, GA, to show his pride for his city and how he likes to get his "mother f*cking freak on" every day. The song ends with Dream's lover screaming his name and saying, "I love you girl; I loved your girl."


The song Put It Down was released by The-Dream on his debut album Love Hate, which gained popularity in 2007 due to the success of the album's lead single Shawty Is Da Sh*! The song Put It Down inspired a dance craze called "The Put It Down Dance Challenge," which went viral in 2007. The dancing craze involved individuals recreating the dance moves performed by The-Dream in the music video on different social media platforms like Myspace.


Line by Line Meaning

Oh oh who (like old times)
Dream is excited to be back with L.O.X and Radio Killer, and jokes that people are copying his style.


Oh baby stop what ya doing And bring your little body up up in this bed Oh oh oh oh no
Dream is asking his partner to come to bed and teasingly assures them they have nothing to be afraid of.


Have you ever had somebody Do it to you while they were playing with your head Oh oh oh oh no
Dream asks if his partner has ever been teased while being intimate.


You want it from the front or the back On your side just relax And let me lay between your legs Oh oh
Dream is asking how his partner wants to have sex and tells them to relax while he does his thing.


I see ya running like a track meet With your baton saying catch me Baby don't be scared (don't be scared)
Dream sees his partner playing hard to get and reassures them they have nothing to be afraid of.


I'm all up on you like a monster truck I'm all up on you like shorty what's up I'm all up on you like a white tee on a thug If you can hear me baby put your hands up
Dream is getting physically close to his partner and asking them to show their excitement.


And when they ask about me You say (put it down [Repeat: x5]) When they say Does he make that horn go beep? You say (put it down [Repeat: x5]) Is he any good from the back? You say Put it down [Repeat: x5] Well what about this-a-way You say Put it down [Repeat: x5]
Dream is boasting about his sexual prowess and wants his partner to back him up when they talk to others about their experience.


Well if they ask you can I sing like Usher Say No But I could make you sing like Mariah Oh If they ask you do I dance like Chris? Tell them No But as much rubbing as we do I could start a fire Hey, bring the water
Dream jokes about not having the vocal ability or dance skills of other famous artists, but knows he can still turn his partner on.


Shorty round after round it's going down Call me I lead the way I'll knock your ass down
Dream is confident that he can last multiple rounds and take control in the bedroom.


A-T-L-A-N-T-A G-A- that's where I stay I get my mother fucking freak on like every day I if I invite you to my house it ain't just to say hi It's like I took candy from a baby the way you crying
Dream is proud of his city and his sexual prowess, and jokes that his partner will be left wanting more after a visit to his home.


She's on a high what ya think about that I love you girl I loved your girl she's screaming (fuck that nigga)
Dream is enjoying the way his partner is reacting to their intimate experience, and jokes about making their ex jealous.




Lyrics Β© Sony/ATV Music Publishing LLC, Warner Chappell Music, Inc.
Written by: CARLOS MCKINNEY, TERIUS NASH

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Bobby Jones

The production to the timely musical notes this song is LEGENDARY πŸ™ŒπŸ½ The Dream understands πŸ‘‚πŸ½πŸŽΆβ—

thabang molefe

One Of The Best Songwriters OF ALL TIME

Ebony Monae

Period! Every song a classic

Trevor

thabang molefe True disciple of Prince’s crisp production skills

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#NoCap

Trunks

I wouldn't say that but it's one of his best songs.

Trunks

I wouldn't say it's one of the best songs of all time buts it's definitely the best on this track

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J S

Someone get the man a Grammy. The KING πŸ‘‘

Tonya Williams

I absolutely love this album

Jackie Rawlings

I've seen him in concert at my university and he puts on a show hands down! He is the truth and one of the best out right now...doesnt get enough credit and is very understated!

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