It make a brother ask, do you pride yourself?
Your make up like a mask, tryna hide yourself
He thinks that she’s attempting to pass herself off as “high class” to cover up for her poor self-image.
With all the attention in today’s culture on looking pretty and gorgeous, the woman in the picture J. Cole is painting has resorted to putting on an extreme amount of make up to look good… so much of it that her real face and her identity are hidden, concealed as if she were wearing a mask.
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