[Female:]Daddy, Where Have You Been?
[Beanie:] And when you come home, you got us here all alone
[Female:] Mommy, Where Daddy Went?
[Beanie:] You always stick up for him
Always said you'd make up for him
[Female:] Mommy, What Happened Then?
Questioning where his dad is and why he left. The fact there’s a little girl singing here, is probably to tell us Jay and Beanie used to ask these questions when they self were young and couldn’t fully understand.
This nostalgic hook + lyrics sung over this sorrowful beat has got to be one of the most emotional in the history of rap, probably even in the history of music.
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