And little sister's got a baby on hip
And her momma never home so the cycle is sick

from Zion I (Ft. Talib Kweli) – Temperature Lyrics on Rap Genius

Meaning

young girls are gettin pregnant. But her own mother is never at home (an allusion to the fact that she is working full time or a fiend). “the cycle is sick” refers to the cycle of motherhood, and that girls should not be having children so young.

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