The lyrics posit that a man who does not have his own car is a "scrub" also known as a "buster" and is undesirable as a romantic or sexual partner. The single version containing a self-written rap by Lisa "Left Eye" Lopes was not included on the album FanMail , and later appeared in a slightly shorter edit on Now and Forever: The Hits and It also earned them their second Grammy Award nomination for Record of the Year. On the decade end chart for —, "No Scrubs" was ranked at number The song was initially written by Kandi Burruss on an old envelope while sitting in her car, in which she "freestyled the entire song while just driving down a highway: the verse, hook, pre-chorus, the whole thing.
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A scrub is a guy that thinks he's fly And is also known as a buster Always talkin' about what he wants And just sits on his broke ass So, no I don't want your number, no. I don't want to give you mine and, no, I don't want to meet you nowhere, no. I don't want none of your time and, no, [Chorus:] I don't want no scrub A scrub is a guy that can't get no love from me Hanging out the passenger side Of his best friend's ride Trying to holler at me I don't want no scrub A scrub is a guy that can't get no love from me Hanging out the passenger side Of his best friend's ride Trying to holler at me But a scrub is checkin' me But his game is kinda weak And I know that he cannot approach me 'Cause I'm lookin' like class and he's lookin' like trash Can't get with a dead-beat ass So, no I don't want your number, no. I don't want none of your time, no. Big Willy, if you really wanna know Ask Chilli, could I be a silly ho?
After two years of being together with very few problems, it ended within 30 minutes of having "The Talk" about my future religiosity. But marriages don't last if you have to hold back ugly, sarcastic comments when your partner attends religious services or defends religious beliefs. I feel like I am under the microscope. That was hard on my relationship and I had to give up on my dream of being a computer programmer. But the issue of marrying a non-member raises two fundamental problems: That idea seems so contrary to the nature of God.
He feels obligated so often and wants to be a nice guy I don't think he even realizes how he hurts me when he so often chooses work. The decisions we have made in how to raise our kids have been our decisions alone. Had to switch to more flexible job. Or should I just run and avoid a lifetime of heartbreak.