And show the sons how to lead not to follow

from J. Cole – I Get Up Lyrics on Rap Genius

Meaning

He’s going to teach his sons to always be one step ahead of the others. He wants them to lead and not to blindly obey like sheep. He’ll be the black sheep and do his own thing:

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