OhI’m taking it all for us I’m taking it all I’m taking it all for us Oh I’m doing it all for love I’m doing it all I’m doing it all for love
Taking it all for us, allDoing it all for love Aye-aye, aye-aye
No food in the kitchen (famine, famine)Money MIA (pockets hell-a empty) Momma making ends meet (making ends meet) Working like a slave (Mississippi, aye-aye) Daddy ain’t at home, no (father, father) Better be a man (Michael Corleone) Do it for my homegrown’s (sisters, brothers) Do it for the clan (yeah, so tell ’em Labby)
AyeJust for your love, yeah Give you the world Mona Lisa’s smile Aye Hell I’ll do 25 to life If it makes me a king A star in your eyes
Guilty or innocentMy love is infinite, I’m giving it No need for prisoners Bitch please, hands up, this is a stick up ’cause I’m
I’m, ayeI’m taking it Aye-aye I’m taking it all for us Doing it all for love Aye-aye, aye-aye
Guess you figured my two times twoAlways equates to one Dreamers are selfish When it all comes down to it I hope one of you come back to remind me of who I was When I go disappearing Into that good night, good night, good night, good night, good night
I’m taking it all for us, allDoing it all for love
And they all lived happily ever afterAnd they all lived happily And they all lived And they all Grow up
Labrinth is a British singer, songwriter, record producer, DJ, fashion designer and actor. He gained recognition for his work with Tinie Tempah, including singles “Pass Out”, “Hot Right Now” and “Light Years”. In 2011 he signed a recording contract with Atlantic Records and released debut album Electra Heart. His second studio album, Electronic Earth, was released in 2013.
He collaborated with American rapper Rick Ross on the single “Talk About It” featuring Lil Wayne. In May 2012, it became his highest charting single, peaking at number one in Ireland, Scotland and the United Kingdom. In November 2012, Labrinth announced via Twitter that he had been working on his third album. On 3 February 2013, he revealed the cover art for the album. Titled Electric Body, it was released on 11 June 2013.
In September 2013, he released the EP titled Love & War. Its lead single, “I Gotta Feeling”, peaked at number four on the UK Singles Chart. In January 2014, he performed at the halftime show during Super Bowl XLVIII alongside Katy Perry, Miley Cyrus and Robin Thicke.
On 28 April 2014, Labrinth released his fourth studio album, Gravity, which debuted at number one on both the US Billboard
McKenzie grew up in Hackney, London. His mother worked as a nurse and his father played piano in local pubs. McKenzie says he had a “normal childhood.” He attended school where he learned how to play football, cricket, and table tennis.
He went to college at City University of New York, where he studied philosophy and psychology. After graduation, he moved to Los Angeles to pursue acting.
Labrinth began his music career in 2007 when he met fellow Londoners Tinie Tempa and DJ Fresh at a party. They invited him to produce one of their tracks, “Pass Out”. After hearing the beat, Labrinth agreed to work on it and wrote the lyrics.
The track became a hit in the UK Singles Chart, peaking at number seven. In July 2009, Labrinth signed a record deal with Virgin Records. His debut studio album, Man Alive, was released worldwide on 26 September 2009.
In January 2010, Labrinth performed at the annual Brit Awards ceremony in London. On 14 May 2010, he announced via Twitter that he had been dropped from Virgin Records.
On 15 June 2011, Labrinth released his second album, Electra Heart, featuring collaborations with American rappers Rick Ross and Travi$ Scott.
His third album, Perfectionist, was released on 27 August 2012. It features collaborations with Jay Z, Rihanna, Kanye West, Drake, Nicki Minaj, Ne-Yo, Big Sean, Eminem, Nas, Pharrell Williams, Alicia Keys, Justin Timberlake, Usher, John Legend, Timbaland and Akon.
He collaborated with singer/songwriter Christina Aguilera on her sixth studio album Lotus (2013), which debuted at #1 on Billboard 200 chart.
In 2013, Labrinth released “Let You Go”, featuring vocals from Canadian singer Shawn Mendes. It reached the Top 10 in many countries, including Australia, Canada, Denmark, Ireland, New Zealand, Norway, Sweden, Switzerland and the United Kingdom.