“Heartless” Lyrics by Kanye West

Heartless Lyrics by Kanye West

Kanye West’s song “Heartless” was released in 2008 as his first solo single. It was a song that was meant to set him apart from other rappers. The song was a hit that peaked at number one on the US Billboard Hot 100 and was nominated for two Grammy Awards in 2009. The song’s popularity is still strong today and has been sampled in many other songs.

“Heartless” by Kanye West – Song Credentials

Song TitleHeartless
Released2008
ArtistKanye West
GenreRhythm and blues, Electronic dance music, R&B/Soul, Hip-Hop/Rap
LanguageEnglish
Album808s & Heartbreak
Music LabelRoc-A-Fella & ‎Def Jam

“Heartless” by Kanye West Lyrics

In the night I hear ’em talk
The coldest story ever told
Somewhere far along this road
He lost his soul to a woman so heartless
How could you be so heartless?
Oh, how could you be so heartless?

How could you be so, cold as the winter wind when it breeze, yo
Just remember that you talkin’ to me though
You need to watch the way you talkin’ to me, yo
I mean after all the things that we’ve been through
I mean after all the things we got into
Ayo, I know of some things that you ain’t told me
Ayo, I did some things, but that’s the old me

And now you wanna get me back and you gon’ show me
So you walk around like you don’t know me
You got a new friend, well, I got homies
But in the end it’s still so lonely

In the night I hear ’em talk
The coldest story ever told
Somewhere far along this road
He lost his soul to a woman so heartless
How could you be so heartless?
Oh, how could you be so heartless?

How could be so Dr. Evil?
You bringin’ out a side of me that I don’t know
I decided we weren’t gon’ speak so
Why we up 3:00 a.m. on the phone?
Why do she be so mad at me for?
Homie, I don’t know, she’s hot and cold
I won’t stop, won’t mess my groove up
‘Cause I already know how this thing go

You run and tell your friends that you’re leaving me (hey)
They say that they don’t see what you see in me (hey)
You wait a couple months then you gon’ see (hey)
You’ll never find nobody better than me

In the night I hear ’em talk
The coldest story ever told
Somewhere far along this road
He lost his soul to a woman so heartless
How could you be so heartless?
Oh, how could you be so heartless?

Talk and talk and talk and talk
Baby let’s just knock it off
They don’t know what we been through
They don’t know ’bout me and you
So I got something new to see
And you just gon’ keep hatin’ me
And we just gon’ be enemies

I know you can’t believe
I could just leave it wrong
And you can’t make it right
I’m gon’ take off tonight
Into the night

In the night I hear ’em talk
The coldest story ever told
Somewhere far along this road
He lost his soul to a woman so heartless
How could you be so heartless?
Oh, how could you be so heartless?

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