Sometimes I wanna save the world and I be thinking bout how
My motive, to lead my niggas to paradise
Imagine the world, free from pain
And we no longer scared at night
Far from the crime, the blind leading the blind

from J. Cole (Ft. 50 Cent & Bas) – New York Times Lyrics on Rap Genius

Meaning

Occasionally Cole imagines ways in which he can make the Earth a perfect place. A place where his boys can chill and relax, a place where pain didn’t exist,a place where crime never occurred at day or night, a place where everyone provide a helping hand to each other….sounds a lot like the visions and preaching of Jesus, in-turn playing into the theme of religion that is so relevant in Born Sinner.

These lines are very reminiscent of the utopia that Nas talks about in “If I Ruled The World”.

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