You looked in the mirror, didn't know what to do
Yesterday your eyes were brown but today they are blue
Your whole appearance is a lie and it could never be true
And if you really liked yourself then you would try and be you

from A Tribe Called Quest – Butter Lyrics on Rap Genius

Meaning

Phife is talking to these girls indirectly if you haven’t noticed. Saying “you’re too insecure to show what you truly look like.”

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