I called a cab and took him to county hospital
They shaved hair and burnt flesh off his skull
Held him overnight to fight infection
I slept sitting up in a chair directly next to him

from Brother Ali – All You Need Lyrics on Rap Genius

Meaning

When Ali discover’s what has happened, he takes his son to the hospital in order for them to treat his wounds. Which included shaving his hair and removing the burnt flesh from his skull. Like any good parent would, after he is treated and admitted into the hospital, Ali stays at his child’s side throughout the night.

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