BEST INTEREST
Tyler the Creator Lyrics


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(I want a grilled cheese)

Darling, darling, darling
It's no need to worry
It's just a couple things
(Just a couple things on my mind, ya know?)
If it's you and other
It's no need to worry (no need to worry)
'Cause I can sleep between you

I'm a third wheeler
I'm a side-better
I'm a homewrecker
Give it up
I'm a third wheeler
I'm a side-better
I'm a homewrecker
Give it up, give it up, give it up

I'll keep it in your best interest
I'll keep it in your best interest
I'll keep your best interest
I'll keep your best interest

I was, I was, I was, I was out here playing games
You was out here with a lame one
(I can play your side nigga real easy, but not for too long)
I'm the, I'm the, I'm the, I'm the side nigga
I gotta sneak around and hide with you
I wanna see you give me five minutes
Paparazzi probably got like five pictures
(Click, click, click, click)
I won't tell anybody, it's our secret
Top, top, top, top of the morning like yeehaw
I took my shot, this is b-ball, nigga
The team you play for is see-saw
So I know that it's fake when I see y'all
Don't wanna fuck what you got up
I will never blow your spot up
I know my place, I'm the landlord
I carry the weight 'til my hands sore
We can't keep doing this
I'll keep it in your best interest, it's our secret
I'll keep your best interest
(I can play the side nigga real easy, but not for too long)

(Oh shit)




(Let it hit, let it hit, let it hit)
(A'ight, let it hit)

Overall Meaning

In Tyler the Creator's song BEST INTEREST, he talks about a complicated love triangle. The lyrics suggest that the singer is in love with someone who is already in a relationship with someone else. He acknowledges that he is a third wheeler, a homewrecker, and a side-better, which means he is aware that he is intruding upon someone else's relationship. Despite knowing that his actions could potentially cause harm, he continues to pursue his love interest. He promises to keep everything a secret and that he'll keep it in their best interest. The song ends with Tyler confessing that he can play the role of a side nigga, but not for too long.


While the lyrics may seem straightforward and blunt, they suggest a deeper emotional struggle within the singer. The song is a heartbreaking reminder of what it's like to be in a love triangle, where someone can't have the one they really want. Tyler summarizes the experience perfectly when he says, "I was out here playing games, you was out here with a lame one." He also talks about the pressure of keeping the relationship a secret and hiding from the paparazzi who are always lurking around. In essence, the song reflects on the complexities of human relationships and how things can get messy when emotions are involved.


Line by Line Meaning

Darling, darling, darling
Addressing someone special


It's no need to worry
There is no reason to worry


It's just a couple things (Just a couple things on my mind, ya know?)
He's just got a few things on his mind


If it's you and other It's no need to worry (no need to worry) 'Cause I can sleep between you
He can be the third person in someone else's relationship


I'm a third wheeler I'm a side-better I'm a homewrecker Give it up I'm a third wheeler I'm a side-better I'm a homewrecker Give it up, give it up, give it up
He acknowledges that he's not right for the job of being a side man


I'll keep it in your best interest I'll keep it in your best interest I'll keep your best interest I'll keep your best interest
Promising to not destroy the other person's life and keep it safe.


I was, I was, I was, I was out here playing games You was out here with a lame one (I can play your side nigga real easy, but not for too long)
His love interest is with someone who isn't good for her, while he acts as the victim without taking any responsibility.


I'm the, I'm the, I'm the, I'm the side nigga I gotta sneak around and hide with you
He is just filling in the role of the side dude


I wanna see you give me five minutes Paparazzi probably got like five pictures (Click, click, click, click)
He just wants five minutes with his love interest before the paparazzi get wind of it.


I won't tell anybody, it's our secret Top, top, top, top of the morning like yeehaw
Promise to keep their time together a secret


I took my shot, this is b-ball, nigga The team you play for is see-saw So I know that it's fake when I see y'all
He sees that the relationship is wavering and not being truthful, hence it's a temporary situation.


Don't wanna fuck what you got up I will never blow your spot up I know my place, I'm the landlord I carry the weight 'til my hands sore
He doesn't want to ruin what she has, so he is careful


We can't keep doing this I'll keep it in your best interest, it's our secret I'll keep your best interest (I can play the side nigga real easy, but not for too long)
Clarifying the limits and reinforcing his promise to keep things under control.


(Oh shit) (Let it hit, let it hit, let it hit) (A'ight, let it hit)
These are non sequitur expressions and may have no specific meaning.




Lyrics © Sony/ATV Music Publishing LLC
Written by: Barbara J. Trotter, Kenneth Russell Chavis, Tyler Gregory Okonma

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@luvrxyxn

Darling, darling, darling
It's no need to worry
It's just a couple things
(Just a couple things on my brain, you know?)
If it's you and other
It's no need to worry (you don't have to worry)
'Cause I can sleep between you
I'm a third wheeler
I'm a side-better
I'm a homewrecker
Give it up
I'm a third wheeler
I'm a side-better
I'm a homewrecker
Give it up, give it up, give it up
I'll keep your, keep your best interest
I'll keep your, keep your best interest
I'll keep your best interest
I'll keep your best interest
I was, I was, I was, I was out here playing games
You was out here with a lame one
(I can play the side nigga role easy, but not for too long)
I'm the, I'm the, I'm the, I'm the side nigga
I gotta sneak around and hide with you
I wanna see you, give me five minutes
Paparazzi probably got like five pictures (click-click-click-click)
Top, top, top, top of the morning like yeehaw
I took my shot, this is b-ball, nigga
The team you play for is see-saw
So I know that it's fake when I see y'all
Don't wanna fuck what you got up
I would never blow your spot up
I know my place, I'm the landlord
I'll carry the weight 'til my hands sore (yea)
(I can't keep doing this)
I'll keep your, keep your best int-
(It's our secret)
I'll keep your best interest



@calum34

Yeah
You are my fire
The one desire
Believe when I say
I want it that way
But we are two worlds apart
Can't reach to your heart
When you say
That I want it that way

Tell me why
Ain't nothin' but a heartache
Tell me why
Ain't nothin' but a mistake
Tell me why
I never wanna hear you say
I want it that way

Am I your fire?
Your one desire
Yes I know it's too late
But I want it that way

Tell me why
Ain't nothin' but a heartache
Tell me why
Ain't nothin' but a mistake
Tell me why
I never wanna hear you say
I want it that way

Now I can see that we've fallen apart
From the way that it used to be, yeah
No matter the distance
I want you to know
That deep down inside of me

You are my fire
The one desire
You are (You are, you are, you are)

Don't wanna hear you say
Ain't nothin' but a heartache
Ain't nothin' but a mistake (Don't wanna hear you say)
I never wanna hear you say (Oh, yeah)
I want it that way

Tell me why
Ain't nothin' but a heartache
Tell me why
Ain't nothing but a mistake
Tell me why
I never want to hear you say (Never wanna hear you say)
I want it that way

Tell me why
Ain't nothin' but a heartache
Ain't nothin' but a mistake
Tell me why
I never want to hear you say (Don't want to hear you say)
I want it that way

'Cause I want it that way



All comments from YouTube:

@laylasimoneb

is it just me or when you started listening to Tyler The Creator your whole music taste just change instantly

@kerbeuz1669

That's what happened to me

@sam-mv7qp

Same happened to me

@bobbybruh2623

bro same but it started with kendrick then mf doom kanye j cole earl sweatshirt tyler frank ocean etc etc

@laylasimoneb

​@@bobbybruh2623 Same for me, it was Frank Ocean and then Steve lacy, The internet, Thunder cat, Ravyn Lenae, Kali Uchis, Ari Lennox, Black Party, Channel Tres , Solange , Joey Bada$$ and Cosmo Pyke then from there the list extends every day NEW EXTENDED LIST Artist called J.I.D, I forgot to add Brent Faiyaz been listening to him since sonder then I just found this artist not to long ago called Kaiit, Then Hello Yello LIKE THEY A WHOLE VIBE, Then April+VISTA THEY SONG OWN2 IS BOMB, and last but not least Childish Major HIS MUSIC JUST HIT DIFFERENT WHEN YA JUST CHILLIN.

@goobie5223

yeah

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@lumbumdongle

Look, I ain't gay but Tyler's wink is gonna make me act up

@alliyahlewis2671

bruuuu im deadtt🤣🤣🤣🤣 im a girl, nd it set me off completely 😂😂
nd it was adorable at the same time😊😊

@davidbaker55

Lmaooo stopppp

@lana3033

would u be the top or bottom

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