(Chorus)
So why you never stay around too long
Why you never stay around too long
Today you deh yah, tomorrow you gone
Today you deh yah, tomorrow you gone

Why you never stay around too long
Money why you never stay around too long
Today you seh yah, tomorrow you gone
Today you deh yha, tomorrow you gone

(Verse 1)
A you pay mi light and mi water
Mi love you, mi love you
Provide fi mi son and mi daughter
Mi love you, mi love you
Yesterday you buy mi clarks and mi pants, and mi shirt
And them thing deh
Today mi look in a mi wallet you nuh in deh, you nuh in deh

Why in a the Garrison you don’t wanna stay around
Money you always deh up town
Naw meck no more ghetto youth turn in a nuh clown
Addi wi hustle fi you, wi fight fi you
Dirty mi hand fi you
Mi naw close nuh man fi you
Every ghetto youth have plans fo you

(Repeat Chorus)

(Verse 2)
Money mi baby
Mi love you for a life time
The way the tugs dem need you
Police a waste dem time a fight crime
Cause anywhere you deh mi a come fi you
Anywhere you hide mi a hunt fi you money
Money mi baby
The garrison want yo love fi lost lifetime

Why in a the Garrison you don’t wanna stay around
Money you always deh up town
Naw meck no more ghetto youth turn in a nuh clown
Addi wi hustle fi you, wi fight fi you
Dirty mi hand fi you
Mi naw close nuh man fi you
Every ghetto youth have plans fo you

(Repeat Chorus 2X)