Right now at 23 I ain't mad at them reds no more
But for long time I had gone cold
Blindfolded my own insecurity was holding me back
To reds I ain't know how to act

from Wale (Ft. Chrisette Michele) – Shades Lyrics on Rap Genius


He grew up so he is not as mad at the red bones anymore. But he hadd insecurities about what society likes and society likes lighter girls so he came back to them

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