Blu’s real name: Johnson Barnes
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Blu lost his virginity when his father took him to the house of the woman he was cheating with. Blu hit it off with one of the woman’s daughters and the rest is history.
From and interview with Blu
Yeah, thats a true story. I lost my virginity while my pops was smashing some chick on the side. He took me over to old girls crib like, Dont tell your mom, (Blus step-mom). And she had some cute ass daughters that were older than me and it just went down that night. And I was just likeword. [Laughs]
Blu was a typical teenager
Throughout the song Blu has referred to Earth as hell. However, he chooses to maintain a optimistic outlook say he simply hasn’t reached heaven yet.
You can’t go to heaven without living a worldly life first, which Blu refers to as hell.
More accurately, I feel like this refers more to Dante’s Inferno, where the narrator, Dante, travels through all the levels of hell. Throughout the Inferno, Dante is a living soul going through hell to reach the heavens. Similarly, all men have to do the same.
He had to learn the ways of the world through firsthand experience, not from someone else’s advice.
Why try to be someone you’re not? You can’t fool God.
The current generation is full of narcissistic, self-centered people
Blu is saying that you should do better than your peers, but even if you don’t make it to heaven, at least you’ll be amongst the people you didn’t want to be better than.
This is also a reference to Gang Starr song “Above the Clouds”