California Love (RMX)

Out on bail, fresh out of jail, California dreamin’ / Soon as I step on the scene, I’m hearin’ hoochies screamin’
(“California love!”)

[Chorus - Roger Troutman]
California knows how to party
California knows how to party
In the city of L.A.
In the city of good ol’ Watts
In the city, the city of Compton
We keep it rockin’, we keep it rockin’

[Dr. Dre]
Now let me welcome everybody to the Wild Wild West
A state that’s untouchable like Eliot Ness
The track hits your eardrum like a slug to your chest
Pack a vest for your Jimmy in the city of sex
We in that sunshine state where the bomb-ass hemp be
The state where you never find a dance floor empty
And pimps be on a mission for them greens
Lean mean money-making-machines servin’ fiends
I been in the game for 10 years makin’ rap tunes
Ever since honeys was wearin’ Sassoon
Now it’s ’95 and they clock me and watch me
Diamonds shinin’, lookin’ like I robbed Liberace
It’s all good, from Diego to the Bay
Your city is the bomb if your city makin’ pay
Throw up a finger if you feel the same way
Dre puttin’ it down for Californ-i-a


[Dr. Dre]	Yeah, now make it shake, come on!

[Bridge - Roger Troutman]
Shake, shake it, baby
Shake, shake it, mama
Shake it, Cali
Shake it, shake it, baby
Shake it, shake it, shake it, shake it

Out on bail, fresh out of jail, California dreamin’
Soon as I step on the scene, I’m hearin’ hoochies screamin’
Fiendin’ for money and alcohol, the life of a Westside player
Where cowards die and the strong ball
Only in Cali where we riot, not rally, to live and die
In L.A. we wearin’ Chucks, not Ballys (yeah, that’s right)
Dressed in Locs and Khaki suits, and ride is what we do
Flossin’ but have caution: we collide with other crews
Famous because we program
Worldwide, let them recognize from Long Beach to Rosecrans
Bumpin’ and grindin’ like a slow jam
It’s Westside, so you know the Row won’t bow down to no man
Say what you say, but give me that bomb beat from Dre
Let me serenade the streets of L.A.
From Oakland to Sac-town, the Bay Area and back down
Cali is where they put their mack down; give me love!


[over chorus]
[Dr. Dre]	South Central
[2Pac]		Uh, that’s right
[Dr. Dre]	Yeah, yeah, now make it shake


[Dr. Dre over bridge]
Shake it, Cali
Uh, uh, West Coast

[Dr. Dre]	Long Beach in the house
		Uh, yeah, Oaktown
		Oakland definitely in the house
		Frisco, Frisco
[2Pac]	And you know L.A. up in this
[Dr. Dre]	Pasadena, where you at?
		Yeah, Inglewood
		Inglewood always up to no good
[2Pac]	Even Hollywood tryin’ to get a piece, baby
[Dr. Dre]	Sacramento, Sacramento where you at?
[2Pac]	Throw it up, y’all! Throw it up, throw it up!
		I can’t see ya
		Let’s show these fools how we do it over on this Westside
		Cause you and I know it’s the best side
		Yeah, that’s right
		West Coast, west Coast