I'm two blocks away, 250 feet
And six steps from where she stay, she waving me 'cross the street
I pulled up a smile on my face, and then I see
Two niggas, two black hoodies, I froze as my phone rang
Kendrick’s anticipation builds as he nears Sherane’s house. He spots her standing outside, waiting for him.
Suddenly he sees two guys in black hoodies, possibly gang members and/or Sherane’s brothers/cousin waiting for him to arrive. This is supported by foreshadowing earlier in the song. He gets a call at that exact moment, but doesn’t answer due to the predicament he’s found himself in. We are left hanging…
The story continues next on Poetic Justice when Kendrick realizes Sherane is the problem because of her violent ties, and he uses the word bitch to describe her.
Could Sherane be a metaphor for hip hop? The guys in black hoodies resemble the street life that stands between Kendrick and hip-hop. The streets are holding him back from reaching his ultimate goal. He talks about that maybe one day he would end up wifing Sherane (marrying hip-hop), but for now he just wanted to fuck with her. He talks about chirping her all summer (he fucked around with hip-hop, writing lyrics) and now he really discovers that he likes it.
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