But when my pen get in
It pretends it’s a soul in a entity
And it interferes and gets the best of me

from Wale – W.A.L.E.D.A.N.C.E. Lyrics on Rap Genius

Meaning

Wale is describing what it’s like to write songs. Whenever he gets his pen and pad, his hand becomes possessed, becoming something that he never planned for. His possession takes advantage of him, but in turn produced mastercraft.

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