Intro:
Nowa powa
Wah dem seh U.S.
Uhmm yeah the Big Apple
The Five Boroughs
Yah understand
Love di streets
New York, New York(New York city) New York(A Gappy Ranks) New York City
Yo

Verse 1:
Welcome to Flatbush
We drink anyhow we bun kush
G.F.C. jump and a push
From I was a youth mi a hear bout Brooklyn
Big up nineteen straight from mi heart mi nuh write this
N.Y this a di place weh mi love fly
?? building high to the sky high
Queen’s, jamaica please dont pass bye
Food from Genesis mi nuh waan ??
Stop inna di island
Life it nuh pretty like Canal Street diamond
While place run inna Bronx
See thugs dem bad from dem born
A deh so cool heart come from
Try state
Johnny Wonder twentyfirst a di first wicked dubplate
Nuff gal deh ya wah gwaan Wednesday
A di same ting weh gwaan fyah Sunday

Chorus:
I believe(I believe), in N.Y.C.(in N.Y.C.)
Place where the dreams come through
Take a ride in the sun ???
New York (New York) New York, New York, New York New York city

Verse 2:
I got to all ’em swagga
Hip-hop and ragga
Bun wi grade inna grabba
Big up to di ??
Di tourist di big pappa
?? Him music proppa
So mi have lyrics nuff like yellow taxi
If mi love New York
Yuh nuh fi aks mi
Gal see mi inna di club mi dem fancy
Lock down di place like A.T.M.T.

From, Heathrow to JFK
Mi wish mi coulda do it everyday
V.I.P. mi love yuh sameway
Inna New York mi tune haffi play

My confidence higher than di Statue of Liberty
Deeper than all di ocean
Nowa Powa than Apple Mac
If you waan see mi check mi pon di block
All New York City betta watch weh you a act

Chorus:
I believe(I believe), in N.Y.C.(in N.Y.C.)
Place where the dreams come through
Take a ride in the sun ???
New York (New York) New York, New York,New York New York city

Repeat verse 1

Repeat Chorus x 2