Ciara and Petey Pablo
Goodies
Original Translation of Slang

(Ciara)
My Goodies, My Goodies, My Goodies
Not my goodies!

My Goodies a "goody" is normally a treat such as candy. Here, Ciara uses the term to talk about her female body parts.

(Petey Pablo)
I got a sick reputation for handlin' broads
All I need is me a few seconds or more.
And in my rap
Tell valet to bring my 'Lac
And I ain't comin' back
So you can put a car right there.
I'm the truth
And ain't got nothin' to prove.
An you can ask anybody
Cuz they seen me do it.
Barricades, I run right through 'em
I'm used to 'em.
Throw all the dirt you want it's no use.
You still won't have a pinup in a fabulous room
On her back pickin' out baskets of fruit.
(I love you boo)
Yeah freak and Petey love you too.
Ha, Ha.
You know how I do.


I have an excellent reputation for dealing with women
All I need is a few seconds or more.
And in my rhymes,
I tell the parking valet to bring my expensive Cadillac car to the front of the club
And I'm not coming back.
So you can put the car right there.
I'm telling the truth
And I don't have anything to prove.
And you can ask anybody
Because they have seen me do it.
Barricades, I run right through them
I'm used to them.
You can say all the bad things you want, but it doesn't matter
You still won't have a beautiful model in a fabulous room
lying on her back picking out baskets of fruit.
(I love you, my darling)
Yes, crazy woman*, and I love you too.
Ha, Ha.
You know how I love you.

* Freak can mean strange person or person who enjoys wild sex

(Ciara)
You may look at me and think that I'm
Just a young girl.
But I'm not just a young girl.
Baby this is what I'm lookin' for:
A sexy, independent, down to spend it type that's gettin' his dough
I'm not bein' too dramatic that's the way I gotta have it.

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I bet you want the goodies
Bet you thought about it
Got you all hot and bothered
Maybe cuz I talk about it
Lookin for the goodies
Keep on lookin' cuz they stay in the jar
Oh-oh Oh-oh Oh-oh Oh-oh


You may look at me and think that I'm
Just a young girl.
But I'm not just a young girl.
Baby this is what I'm looking for:
A sexy, independent man who makes a good salary and is ready to spend it.
I'm not being too dramatic. That's the way I've got to have it.

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I would bet money that you are interested in having sex with me,
I strongly believe you've thought about it.
And it has made you feel very excited
Maybe because I talk about it.
But if you are interested in having sex with me,
Forget it. It is not going to happen, because my sexuality is off-limits to you.**
Oh-oh Oh-oh Oh-oh Oh-oh

**Goodies can also be interpreted more specifically as breasts and/or vagina, making "they stay in the jar" mean "I will keep my clothes on."

(Ciara)
Just because you drive a Benz
I'm not goin' home with you.
You won't get no nookie or the cookies
I'm no rookie.
And I'm sexy, independent
I ain't wit' it so you already know.
I'm not bein' too dramatic--that's the way I gotta have it
You think you're slick
Tryna hit
But I'm not dumb
I'm not bein' too dramatic--it's just how I gotta have it

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Just because you drive a Mercedes Benz car
I'm not going home with you.
You won't get to have sex with me or anything close to it.***
I'm not a beginner in love.
And I'm sexy and independent
I am not interested, so you already know.
I'm not being too dramatic--that's the way I have to have it.
You think you're a very polished man with women
Trying to flirt with me.
But I'm not stupid.
I'm not being too dramatic--it's just how I have to have it

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***Cookies here could also be understood the same way as goodies, above

(Petey Pablo)
So damn hot but so young.
Still got milk on ya tongue
Slow down lil one
And you ain't got it all
Hey, shawty
You think you bad but you ain't bad
I'll show you what bad is.
Bad is when you capable of beatin' the baddest.
I been workin' at it since I came to this planet
And I ain't quite there yet but I'm gettin' better at it.
Matter of fact,
Lemme tell it to you one mo' again
All I got to do is tell a girl who I am
Ain't naa chick in here dat I can't have
Bada boom bada bam ba bam!

(Petey Pablo)
You are so sexy, but so young.
Like a baby, you still have milk on your tongue
Slow down little one
And you don't have everything
Hey, pretty girl
You think you are cool and dangerous, but you're not.
I'll show you what cool and dangerous is.
That is when you are capable of beating the the coolest and most dangerous people.
I've been working at it since I came to this planet
And I am not quite there yet but I'm getting better at it.
As a matter of fact,
Let me tell it to you one more time:
All I have to do is tell a girl who I am
There isn't a single woman in here that I can't have
Bada boom bada bam ba bam!****

**** Bada boom bada bam ba bam! Taken from the Italian-American expression "bada bing, bada boom!" which is used to show that something happened quickly and/or easily.

(Ciara)
You're insinuating that I'm hot
But these goodies boy are not
Just for any of the many men that's tryna get on top.
No you can't call me later
And I don't want your number.
I'm not changin' stories
Just respect the play I'm callin'.

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You're suggesting that I'm sexy
But my sexuality is not available
to any of the many men that are trying to have sex with me.
No, you can't call me later
And I don't want your phone number.
I'm not going to change my mind about this.
Just respect my decision.

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