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“Statistics” by Lyfe Jennings

Some express their feelings about relationships by writing, others through lyrical expression….

I’m not necessarily a fan of the harmonizing in the song, but pay attention to the lyrics as he delivers a thought-provoking commentary on modern day romance.

Ladies, are you taking notes?

25% of all men are unstable
25% of all men can’t be faithful
30% of them don’t mean what they say
and 10% of the remainin’ 20 is gay

That leaves you a 10% chance of ever findin’ your man
That means you better pay attention to these words that I say
I’m gonna teach you how expose the 90%
and show you what to do to keep the other 10.

(Chorus)

 
RULE #1
Don’t be a booty call,

If he don’t respect you girl he gon’ forget you girl,

NOW 2

If he’s in a relationship

And he will cheat on her that means he will cheat on you.

RULE 3

Tell him that you’re celibate

And if he wants some of your goodies he gon’ have to work for it.

RULE 4

Be the person you wanna find

Don’t be a nickel out here lookin’ for a dime.

STATISTICS!

(Verse 2)

15% of all men got a complex

15% of all men don’t practice safe sex

20% of them are from homes without a father

so there’s a 50/50 chance that you’ll marry a coward

Something to think about when you’re takin’ a shower

Something to swallow when you drank your bottled water

I’m gonna teach you how to expose the 90%

and show you what to do to keep the other 10

(Chorus)

Be patient! He’s waiting!

You don’t gotta settle for that

Leave all that stress alone!

Get you a backbone!

Stop being sorry for yourself!

Chances make champions

It’s gonna take (patience)

Time is still (wastin’)

(Chorus)

STATISTICS!

STATISTICS!

STATISTICS!

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