8 Million Stories: J.Cole – Lost Ones

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Thought of this track after watching a show on the whole Rae Carruth’s tragedy that occurred back in 1999. A truly sad situation that reflects a problem that many people go through today unfortunately  J.Cole illusrates this tug of war battle regarding abortion between a man and a woman so well. The lyrics are emotionally charged and passionate especially in the 2nd verse when speaking from a women’s vantage point. This was a gem on his debut album.

[Verse 1]
Baby girl, I can’t imagine what it’s like for you
I got you pregnant, now inside there is a life in you
I know you wondering if this is gon’ make me think ’bout wifing you
Like if you have my first child, would I spend my whole life with you?
Now I ain’t tryna pick a fight with you, I’m tryna talk
Now I ain’t tryna spend the night with you, I’m kinda lost
See, I’ve been giving it some thought lately and Continue reading