Ready or not, here I come, you can't hide

from Fugees – Ready or Not Lyrics on Rap Genius

Meaning

In his 2012 memoir, Wyclef recalls Lauryn singing this tune, and how their romantic affair (while Clef was married to another woman) influenced her performance:

When we finished the final recording…,Lauryn cried during one vocal take…The version you hear on the record is the one where she cried, because there was none more honest. She and I were going through our shit, and that song and her performance says more than I can ever put down here on this page

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