I refuse to bring my boy or my girl in this world
When I ain't got shit to give 'em

from J. Cole – Lost Ones Lyrics on Rap Genius

Meaning

The way EVERY father or potential father should think. Much love to Cole. He wouldn’t want to bring up a kid of his in this world when he wouldn’t be able to look after them properly and he doesn’t have anything to give them at this moment of his life.

A noble sentiment, though a bit late don’t you think? Maybe should have thought about that before, but then again, hindsight’s always 20-20.

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