All this time holding on to possibilities
You step outside, you smoke a blunt and then you feel the breeze

from J. Cole – Crunch Time Lyrics on Rap Genius

Meaning

He’s holding on to his dreams and aspirations, possibly for fear of failure or lack of encouragement. He steps outside, lights up the weed and gets some fresh air as he reflects on all the things he wishes he was doing.

His dreams might be slipping, but he’s still holding on to the possibilities. He’s stressed, so he goes outside and smokes a blunt. Once he’s high he can “feel the breeze”, as in he can appreciate the little things

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