Cause I created you, irresponsibly
Subconciously knowin' the act I was a part of
The start of somethin', I'm not ready to bring into the world

from Common (Ft. Lauryn Hill) – Retrospect for Life Lyrics on Rap Genius

Meaning

Common explains that even though he knew what he was doing by having unprotected sex he acknowledges he wasn’t ready for a child

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