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"Perfect Gentleman" is the third single released from American recording artist Wyclef Jean's second studio album, The Ecleftic: 2 Sides II a Book. It features a guest verse by rapper and co-writer Hope Harris. In the United States, the song reached number one hundred and eight on Billboard R&B/Hip-Hop, and failed to chart on the Billboard Hot 100. Internationally, "Perfect Gentleman" peaked at number four in the United Kingdom, where the single was certified silver by the British Phonographic Industry. Wikipedia


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Perfect Gentleman is a member of the following lists: 2001 singles, 2000 songs, Wyclef Jean songs, Songs produced by Jerry Duplessis, Columbia Records singles, Songs written by Jerry Duplessis, Songs written by Wyclef Jean, Song recordings produced by Jerry Duplessis and Wyclef Jean.

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Song Lyrics

(This one`s goin` out to the strip joints

Yo, meet me at Suzy`s Rendez-vous

For every Go-Go Bar

I`ma send this one out to the gentlemen`s clubs

Magic City, New York dogs, Rolex

I be seeing y`all up in there late at night

I understand when your girl is stressing you out

[Crazy girls] Know what I`m saying?

Don`t let the ladies fool y`all now, fellas

They be doin` the same thing y`all be doin`

Turn up my symphony, man.

Turn up my symphony!

Drop a BEAT!)

I`m in paradise. Look at all these crystals, what`s up in scores? (uh-huh)

Yo straight up this the new anthem for anybody working hard tryin to make that

money (giddyup giddyup giddyup), check it out, ya`ll.


Just `cuz she dances go-go

It don`t make her a ho, no

Maxine, put your red shoes on, hon

We going to the disco

We gonna eeeelope to Meeeexico

Called up my mama, said I`m in love with this strippah, yo

[Verse 1]

Ten grand, let me see you shake it like you got no

bones in your body and you was made to be a celebrity

Twenty grand, know it`s a sin, but if only you show

me a little more skin it would fulfill my fantasy

Thirty grand, to the highest bidder but Chris Rock

said, `There`s no sex in the champaigne room`

Forty grand, looked into her eyes, I saw tears falling

down, type of tears that money couldn`t buy

[Chorus 2X]

[Verse 2]


Excuse me, what is your name?


Uh, my name is Hope, yo

I was blessed with the body of the Goddesses

Have you any idea how hard this is?

I could flex in 25 positions

But I only work here to pay my tuition

Yo, tantalizing teaser

Table-top pleaser

Give me what I need a

Mastercard or Visa

Lap dance fantasy

Picture us on an all white canopy

Wyclef extended his hand to me

Like Billy D. said he`s feelin me

Take me away from here, so far

Where they ride horses, no cars

No more stripping in bars

Me and you `Clef, against the odds

[Chorus 2X]

(Yo a lot of y`all sitting with y`all girls

fronting like the budweiser commercial

Talking bout, `IIIIIII, I don`t be going to the strip joints`

You lying man! You`d be surprised who you see up in there man.

I got one question for you liars, man)

Shot callers, What are you, a preacher?

You calling her a hooker? He without sin cast the first stone.

I met her on the subway, she gave me that VIP card

And told me if I ever have problems,

Don`t hesitate to come by, yeah, yeah, yeah

[Chorus 2X]

Call up my mama said I`m in love with this strippah yo!

(Yo baby, can I get another lap dance? I tell you I

got nothing but funny money, man. New York Dogs.)

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Release History

Disc Track Album Year
1 11 The Ecleftic: 2 Sides II a Book Studio Album 2000
1 0 Ecleftic-2 Sides II A Book Album 2001
1 27 The Ecleftic (2 Sides II A Book) (Special 2-Disc Edition) Album 2000
1 5 The Ecleftic Sampler (2 Sides II A Book) Miscellaneous 2000
1 11 Ecletic


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Wyclef Jean - The Ecleftic: 2 Sides II a Book
Track Song Title Duration
1 Columbia Records 1:53
2 Where Fugees At? 3:48
3 Kenny Rogers - Pharoahe Monch Dub Plate 3:05
4 Thug Angels 6:35
5 It Doesn't Matter 3:57
6 911 4:19
7 Pullin' Me in 4:29
8 Da Cypha 4:27
9 Runaway 4:59
10 Red Light District 0:40
11 Perfect Gentleman 4:09
12 Low Income 4:20
13 Whitney Houston Dub Plate 1:43
14 However You Want It 3:03
15 Hollyhood to Hollywood 4:45
16 Diallo 7:22
17 Something About Mary 5:20
18 Bus Search 0:47
19 Wish You Were Here 4:04
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