SONG OF THE DAY: Floetry – Floetic

 

SONG OF THE DAY
Floetry
Floetic

Floetry was formed in 1997 by Marsha Ambrosius (“the Songstress”) and Natalie Stewart (“the Floacist”). The two women both grew up in the UK and prior to releasing their own project wrote for Jill Scott, Jazz of Dru Hill and Michael Jackson.

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In 2002, they released their first studio album “Floetic,” which featured three singles “Floetic,” “Say Yes,” and “Getting Late.”

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(Credit: Wikipedia)

 

After 2006 the two went on to release separate projects but this year Ambrosius and Stewart rejoined for a Floetry Reunion tour, which is currently touring across the U.S. until early August.

 

Check out the feel-good lyrics and funky video for “Floetic,” Floetry’s three-time Grammy nominated hit:

Lyrics:

Intro:]
[Marsha:]
Floetry, uh huh

[Natalie:]
It’s floetic uh it’s floetic uh it’s floetic uh it’s floetic
Uh it’s floetic, yo

[Chorus: Marsha (Natalie)]
Floetry (We’re) alright (I’m the) floacist (And I’m) alright
(She’s a) songstress (And she’s) alright (What, what)
Lettin them know it’s on on on

[Verse 1: Natalie]
Yo, I say what’s up? (What’s up?) what’s up with you?
(What’s up with you?) You feelin good (Feelin good) we feel it too
(Uh huh) We gonna mess now, say we just groove
I step on one, you step on two (Marsha: Two!!)
Now when we move, we’re feelin the vibe right
Said if we move we’re makin a vibe right
And if it’s day, or if it is night, we’re feelin alright
Say we be alright alright, what

[Marsha (Natalie):]
Oh yo-ou let your body mo-ove feelin it inside you you oooh (Inside you)
Let your body move I said now (One more time say)
Yo-ou let your body mo-ove feelin it inside you you oooh (Cause, we)
We can get it in that’s what’s up

[Chorus: Marsha (Natalie)]
Floetry (And we’re) alright (I’m the) floacist (And I’m) alright
(She’s a) songstress (And she’s) alright (What, what)
Lettin them know it’s on on on
Floetry, alright (I’m the) floacist (And I’m) alright
(She’s a) songstress (And she’s) alright
Lettin them know it’s on on on

[Verse 2: Natalie]
I heard it’s verse two, so I’ll bring it back again
Just to let you know, exactly what is happenin
I see you noddin your head like it’s a Q Tip flick
Yo you haven’t heard a word about the floetry shit
Floetcism floetry, uh, it’s floetic
Once you have heard it, you have to get it
So, you could sing it, or you could play it
You could play it yo you could play it

[Marsha (Natalie):]
Yo-ou let your body mo-ove feelin it inside you you oooh (Inside you)
We can get it in that’s what’s up
Yo-ou let your body mo-ove feelin it inside yeah (Inside you)
We can get it in that’s what’s up

[Chorus: Marsha (Natalie)]
Floetry (And we’re) alright (I’m the) floacist (And I’m) alright
(She’s a) songstress (And she’s) alright (Yo)
Lettin them know it’s on on on
Floetry (And we’re) alright (I’m the) floacist (And I’m) alright
(She’s a) songstress, alright
Lettin them know it’s on on on

[Outro: Natalie (Marsha)]
That’s what’s up (That’s what’s up)
I said that’s what’s up (Yeah yeah that’s what’s up)
Marsh, that’s what’s up (That’s what’s up)
I said that’s what’s up (That’s what’s up)
Yo, that’s what’s up (Yo that’s what’s up)
Yo that’s what’s up (I said that’s what’s up)
Ya get me that’s what’s up (Ya get meat’s what’s up)
Ya get me that’s what’s up (Ya get me that’s what’s up)
London, from, SC5 to Philly’s westside
Just to bring the vibe, and we’re feelin alright
Said we’re doin alright I said we doin alright
I said we doin, yo one more time London listen
From SC5 to Philly’s westside
Just to bring the vibe, now we be feelin alright
Say we be feelin alright you we feelin alright
We doin alright, right
Yo, yo see I’m gettin it in (I said I’m gettin it in)
I said I’m gettin it in (I said I’m gettin it in)
You see I’m gettin it in (I said I’m gettin it in)
Say we be gettin it gettin it gettin gettin it in
Cause that’s what’s up we be gettin it in
That’s what’s up so we be gettin it in
Say we be gettin it gettin it gettin gettin it in
That’s what’s up so I be gettin it in, nah mean, that’s what’s up
Keyshawn, Limited less, floacist, songstress
Yeah we be gettin it in, gettin it in
Keyshawn, Limited less, floacist, songstress, uh, uh

 

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