What could I say, I can't relate to that
All I do is pray for that
His homie was going through some troubles having a friend/friend who is in the hospital (refer to the line above), but he can’t relate because he has never been in that situation, he can only pray everything turns out okay.
A subtle nod to Jay-Z’s classic “Dead Presidents II”.
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