I could do it, maybe one day
When you figure out you're gonna need someone
When you figure out it's all right here in the city
And you don't run from where we come from
He wants her to realize he’ll be back at home all along. He is possibly alluding to Toronto in “Shot For Me” when he blames the “city we came from” for the men being jealous and the women being in competition.
Nebby and Drake are both from the heart of Toronto.
They all have the common friends and all the happiness Drake ever wanted, is right here in his city. His family, friends, and true love. He did not have to look anywhere else but his close circle. But Nebby is tired of all the gossip and all problems caused by being the same circle and city Drake is from, that she finds her heart will find love elsewhere.
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