{Double Trouble: here's a little story that must be told} (*beat scratches*)
{sample: my life, my life, my life, my life}
{Double Trouble: here's a little story that must be told}
{sample: my life, my life}
{Double Trouble: from beginning to end}

from Common – Book of Life Lyrics on Rap Genius

Meaning

The hook turns a little more urgent as the story progresses— the escalating “my life, my life” drop reminds us of mortality again.

The hook samples Roy Ayers' track “Everybody Loves the Sunshine”.

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