And that dating game's chess still checkin’ for a mate

from Shad – Call Waiting (Interlude) Lyrics on Rap Genius


In the the game of chess, you try to get your opponent in check (King being targeted) to get a checkmate (King has no escape) and win the match

Shad uses this as a metaphor to say that he is searching for a lover but has not found his soulmate yet.

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