And my momma told me "Russell do you think this dream is right ?"
I looked at that woman's face and I replied "Momma I-I-I.."

from D-Pryde – It Only Gets Better Lyrics on Rap Genius


In other words, his mom asked him if he should really be following a dream like becoming a successful rapper, something many of us dream to be but know it is impossible. Russell (D-Pryde) responded by saying “Momma I-I-I…”. The repetition here indicates that Russell is very unsure of whether he should be pursuing rap or not, despite his growing popularity.

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