Aw man... where is she taking me...
Where is she taking me...
This part is the transition from the party style atmosphere of the earlier half of the song to the philosophical commentary on drinking in general. He is possibly torn by two “shes,” one being a woman at the party that Kendrick’s conscious is trying to get him to sober up enough to have a good time with, the other alcohol in general. The question where is she taking me leads to wondering both physically where she is dragging him, but also where his life is going to end up if he continues living his life like this
The deepened voice presented here is to show the drunkedness of Kendrick Lamar, how his blood alcohol content has reached such a peak as to cause his voice to slur, and his senses to be disoriented.
What this drunk Kendrick Lamar is saying is a reference to the alcohol making him unaware of his surroundings, and making him lose control of his actions.
Right before this section, during Sherraaaneee the bridge plays again, in the same slowed-down drunken slur. The “dive in” sounds a lot like “slide in”, insinuating that Sherane has seduced Kendrick. This is also supported by the “Aw man, where is she taking me?” bar.
This seems counter-intuitive, seeing as most rappers can’t stop talking about seducing woman, not usually the other way around. Kendrick may be further establishing his “good kid” bona fides.
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