Explore the soulful lyrics and memorable tune of Redbone by Childish Gambino. Unearth the hidden meaning behind the song’s message and immerse yourself in its captivating rhythm
Childish Gambino, the American rapper, singer and actor, released “Redbone” in 2016 as part of his third studio album “Awaken, My Love!”.
The track is a fusion of funk, soul, and R&B sounds that come together to create a distinctively alluring vibe.
Its infectious hook and captivating melody have gained widespread popularity, with the song being featured in numerous soundtracks, commercials, and TikTok videos.
Redbone Lyrics[Verse 1] Daylight I wake up feeling like you won’t play right I used to know, but now that shit don’t feel right It made me put away my pride So long You made a nigga wait for some, so long You make it hard for boy like that to know wrong I’m wishing I could make this mine, oh [Pre-Chorus] If you want it, yeah You can have it, oh, oh, oh If you need it, ooh We can make it, oh If you want it You can have it [Chorus] But stay woke Niggas creepin’ They gon’ find you Gon’ catch you sleepin’, oh Now stay woke Niggas creepin’ Now don’t you close your eyes [Verse 2] Too late You wanna make it right, but now it’s too late My peanut butter chocolate cake with Kool-Aid I’m trying not to waste my time If you want it, oh You can have it, you can have it (if you) If you need it, ooh We can make it, oh If you want it You can have it, ah!
Redbone Lyrics Video
|Album||Awaken, My Love!|
|Release Date||November 17, 2016|
|Genre||Funk, Soul, R&B|
|Songwriters||Donald Glover, Ludwig Göransson|
|Producer||Donald Glover, Ludwig Göransson|
|Chart Performance||Reached No. 12 on the US Billboard Hot 100, certified 5x Platinum by RIAA|
|Awards||Won a Grammy Award for Best Traditional R&B Performance in 2018|
|Musical Style||Features a slow tempo, melodic bassline, and layered vocals. Draws inspiration from 1970s funk and soul music.|
|Music Video||Directed by Glover’s frequent collaborator Hiro Murai, features Glover in a dimly lit room lip-syncing to the song while performing exaggerated facial expressions.|
|Legacy||Has been used in numerous films, TV shows, and commercials, and has been covered by several artists. The song’s chorus has become a popular meme on social media and video-sharing platforms.|