Aint No Fun by Snoop Dogg & Runaround Sue by Dion are Opposites: an 8 Point Juxtaposition

Aint No Fun by Snoop Dogg & Runaround Sue by Dion are Opposites: an 8 Point Juxtaposition

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If you are not familiar with Runaround Sue by Dion and the Belmonts and Aint no Fun by Snoop Doggy Dogg, you may want to watch them here so that you're able to follow the rest of  this article. Their videos are below and as you can guess- the one by Snopp Dogg is NSFW.

While viewing them please keep in mind this article is about how these two songs are lyrical opposites.  Please note for Aint No Fun, I'm dealing mostly with Snoop's part (he starts at 2:48 and stops at 3:21 in the video below). Lyrics for both can be found at the bottom of this article.

 

 

This article is about how these two songs lyrically differ so greatly that I believe them to be opposites.

Below are eight juxtaposed lyrical particulars that highlight their oppositeness, oppositivity, oppositude opposhithood, differences.

 

On Moving on:

Dion: So if you don't wanna cry like I do.....

Snoop:  Now as the sun rotates and my game grows bigger, how many bitches wanna fuck this nigga named Snoop?

apparently Dion still cries over this- note the present tense

So one guy is crying and the other is trying to ballpark his booty in the bank. Where I'm from those are opposites.

 

On Audience Awareness:

Dion: So listen people what I'm telling you

Snoop Dogg: Hoes recognize, niggas do too.

Dion implores his audience to listen, where Snoop tells us his audience already does.

 

On Exclusivity:

Dion: Here's my story, it's sad but true /It's about a girl that I once knew /She took my love then ran around /With every single guy in town

Snoop: It aint no fun if the homies can get a taste of it cuz you know I don't love it.

Dion says a woman's running around is 'sad', and Snoop says it's fun ONLY when a woman runs around, even the song's official title is Aint no Fun (If the Homies Can't Have None).

 

these last two require no further commentary from me. Enjoy.

 

Reflecting Upon Love Gone Amiss:

Dion: I fell in love and my love still grows

Snoop: Silly of me to fall in love with a bitch

 

On Romance:

Dion: I might miss her lips and the smile on her face / The touch of her hand and this girl's warm embrace

Snoop: Guess who back in the motherfuckin house/ With a fat dick for your motherfuckin mouth?

 

"Hi, I'm a fat Dick and I'm here for your motherfuckin mouth. I've been sent by Snoop Dogg."

 

The three quotations below feature the parts of Aint No Fun that were rapped by Warren G., Nate Dogg and Kurupt.

 

On Spatial Boundaries Between Singer and Female:

Dion: A-keep away from -a Runaround Sue. Yeah Keep away from this girl

Warren G: So back up bitch because im struggling/Just get on your knees and then start juggling/ these motherfuckin nuts in your mouth/It's me Warren G the nigga with the clout.

On Romance

Dion:  I might miss her lips and the smile on her face
The touch of her hand and this girl's warm embrace

Nate Dogg:  Next time you're feeling kinda horny, you can come on over and ill break you off.  And if you cant fuck that day baby, just lay back and open your mouth.*

On Their Differing Stances on Giving Love a Chance:

Dion: I should have known it from the very start, this girl will leave you with a broken heart

Kurupt: If Kurupt gave a fuck about a bitch, I'd always be broke/ I'd never have no motherfuckin indo (i.e. weed)  to smoke

Dion, knew the risks yet he still took a chance on love. On the other hand, our friend Kurupt plays his heart- and his motherfuckin indo, for that matter-much closer to the vest.

 

I hope this treatise will put to rest the notion that there is someone or something other than Dion and the Belmonts that is the opposite of Snoop Doggy Dogg.  I am, of course, referring specifically to the only other candidate for that mantle:  Snoop Catty Catt.

 

Don't you screw this up for me Snoop Catty Catt!

 

 

-Appendix-

*- my cousins' friend in high school thought these lyrics were, "....just lay back and don't burn your mouth."

 

lyrics:

Snoop's verse in Aint No Fun:

Guess who back in the motherfuckin house
With a fat dick for your motherfuckin mouth
Hoes recognize, niggas do too
Cuz when bitches get scandalous and pull a voodoo
Whatchu gon do? You really don't know
So I'd advise you not to trust that ho
Silly of me to fall in love with a bitch
Knowin damn well, I'm too caught up with my grip
Now as the sun rotates and my gang grows bigger
How many bitches wanna fuck this nigga named Snoop?
Doggy. I'm all the above
I'm too swift on my toes to get caught up with you hoes
But see, it ain't no fun, if my homies can't get a taste of it
Cause you know I don't love it

 

Runaround Sue:

Here's my story, it's sad but true
It's about a girl that I once knew
She took my love then ran around
With every single guy in town

I should have known it from the very start
This girl will leave me with a broken heart
Now listen people what I'm telling you
A-keep away from-a Runaround Sue, yeah

I might miss her lips and the smile on her face
The touch of her hand and this girl's warm embrace
So if you don't wanna cry like I do
A-keep away from-a Runaround Sue

She likes to travel around, yeah
She'll love you and she'll put you down
Now people let me put you wise
Sue goes out with other guys

Here's the moral and the story from the guy who knows

I fell in love and my love still grows
Ask any fool that she ever knew, they'll say
A-keep away from-a Runaround Sue

Yeah, keep away from this girl
I know, know what she'll do
Keep away from Sue

She likes to travel around, yeah
She'll love you and she'll put you down
Now people let me put you wise
A-she goes out with other guys

Here's the moral and the story from the guy who knows
I fell in love and my love still grows
Ask any fool that she ever knew, they'll say
A-keep away from-a Runaround Sue, yeah

Stay away from that girl
Don't you know what to do now

Keep away from that girl
Don't you know what to do now

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