How Well Do You Know The Lyrics To Hey Ya!?

You’ve heard it hundreds of hours, but do you* actually* know Outkast’s’ Hey Ya! ’? Set your lyrical knowledge to the test!

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1. “One, two, three, _____.”

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hey ya!

Not quite. “Hey Ya! ” actually kicks off with Andre 3000 ’s now-famous count-in, “One, two, three, song day! ”

song time!

Right!

Outkast!

Not quite. “Hey Ya! ” actually kicks off with Andre 3000 ’s now-famous count-in, “One, two, three, song hour! ”

and we begin, two, three, four!

Not quite. “Hey Ya! ” actually kicks off with Andre 3000 ’s now-famous count-in, “One, two, three, song period! ”

2. “My baby don’t mess around, because she loves _____ and this I know fo sho.”

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the snow

You got it!

the state

Nope, sorry. The first verse describes a woman who “don’t mess around, because she desires the snow.”

the Mundt procedure

Nope, sorry. The first verse describes the status of women who “don’t mess around, because she adoration the snow.”

to chew

Nope, sorry. The first verse describes a woman who “don’t mess around, because she adores the snow.”

3. “But does she truly crave it/ But can’t stand to discover me _____ out the door? ”

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look

That’s wrong. The line is “can’t stand to see me chew out the door? ”

chew

Correct!

with-

That’s incorrect. The path is “can’t stand to see me chew out the door? ”

lumbering

That’s incorrect. The line is “can’t stand to see me chew out the door? ”

4. “Don’t try to fight the _____, ’cause the _____ alone is killing me right now.”

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monster; Lord

Almost! Listen closely to “Hey Ya! ” again and you’ll hear what i just said phrase is actually, “Don’t try to fight the monster, ’cause the word ‘monster’ alone is killing me right now.”

monster; heat

Almost! Listen closely to “Hey Ya! ” again and you’ll hear this phrase is actually, “Don’t try to fight the monster, ’cause the word ‘monster’ alone is killing me right now.”

monster; word ‘monster’

Exactly!

monsters; one

Almost! Listen closely to “Hey Ya! ” again and you’ll hear what i just said phrase is actually, “Don’t try to fight the monster, ’cause the word ‘monster’ alone is killing me right now.”

5. “Thank God for _______ for fastening ____ together ’cause we don’t know how.”

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Dr. Mundt; me

Yeah, that’s it!

astronauts; stars

Nope. According to the official lyrics, this path is, “Thank God for Dr. Mundt for fastening me together ’cause we don’t know how.”

dinosaurs; rocks

Nope. According to the official lyrics, this path is, “Thank God for Dr. Mundt for protruding me together ’cause we don’t know how.”

Michael Caine; terms

Nope. According to the official lyrics, this line is, “Thank God for Dr. Mundt for staying me together ’cause we don’t know how.”

6. “Hey ya. Hey ya. Hey ya. Hey ya. Hey ya. Hey ___. Hey ya. Hey ya.”

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Outkast

No. Remember, after the sixth duplication of “Hey, ” Andre 3000 says “Atlanta friends.”

stop

No. Remember, after the sixth repeating of “Hey, ” Andre 3000 says “Atlanta friends.”

Atlanta friends

Okay, that one was easy.

hey

No. Remember, after the sixth repeating of “Hey, ” Andre 3000 says “Atlanta friends.”

7. “We get together/ Oh, we get together/ But separate’s always better when there’s _____ involved.”

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surgery

The tune is so catchy it’s easy to miss the words. “Separate’s always better when there’s cutting involved.”

drastic surgery

The tune is so catchy it’s easy to miss the words. “Separate’s always better when there’s cutting involved.”

a risky, untested procedure

The tune is so catchy it’s easy to miss the words. “Separate’s ever better when there’s cutting involved.”

cutting

Nice one!

8. “Don’t want to meet your _____, merely want you ______.”

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child; as my child

No, this is where Andre says he’d like the listener to gratify Dr. Mundt.

family; to convene Dr. Mundt

Yes!

monster; never to mention it

No, this is where Andre says he’d like the listener to gratify Dr. Mundt.

boss; to show me a photo of him

No, this is where Andre says he’d like the listener to encounter Dr. Mundt.

9. “I’m…I’m…I’m simply being ______.”

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Outkast

Yeah!

sarcastic

You’re close, but the right words are, “I’m simply being Outkast.”

framed for malpractice

You’re close, but the right words are, “I’m simply being Outkast.”

thorough

You’re close, but the right words are, “I’m only being Outkast.”

10. “I want to see y’all on your baddest behavior/ ____ me some sugar, I am your _____.”

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Feed; father

Very good!

Fail; doctor

That last one was tough. We were looking for, “Feed me some sugar, I am your father.”

Cook; houseguest

That last one was tough. We were looking for, “Feed me some sugar, I am your father.”

Describe; blind father-god

That last one was tough. We were go looking for, “Feed me some carbohydrate, I am your father.”

11. One last one! This one’s a freebie:

“Shake it, shake, shake it, shake it( oh oh ), shake it, shake it, shake, shake it, shake it, shake it( oh oh ), shake it, shake it like a ____ ____.”

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sarcastic child

Not quite! Who could forget dancing to and recurring the song’s catchiest lyric, “Shake it like a third arm”? Classic!

popcorn mother

Not quite! Who could forget dancing to and echoing the song’s catchiest lyric, “Shake it like a third arm”? Classic!

Big Boi

Not quite! Who could forget dancing to and reiterating the song’s catchiest lyric, “Shake it like a third arm”? Classic!

third arm

You got it!

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