"Contemplate" as written by Olubowale Victor Akintimehin, Shawn Carter, Reginald Alexander Perry Jr, Shaffer Smith and Robert Taylor....
Dear sweetheart, whats up boo
Whatchu up to?
More club moves?
I call her, no answer
Her phone in the bag, she dancing
Its four now, the clubs over
I call her, but oh hold up
Y'all know what? ignore button
Or the phone die, lets hope for it
That damier bag I bought her
Caught the attention of those niggas on it
That cellphone that I bought
Is probably filled with some other niggas numbers
So it leaves me to wonder
Why do I still promise to love her?
Cut me off every time I'm talking
Which means she ain't never hear nothing
I say "stay", she wanna leave
She get her point across so I gotta let her be
Ima let her be by herself in peace
But five years from now I bet she see
When the club gets played
The things you crave are no longer escapes
And no longing for dates
You want a husband, but no one has a cape
Now you wondering "wait"
And I ain't trying to hear what you wanting to say
It feels good to be over you, babe
So play this shit while you contemplate, contemplate, contemplate
Play this shit while you contemplate
Play this shit while you contemplate

Who am I living for?
Is this my limit?
Can I endure some more?
Chances are giving
Questions existing

Who am I living for?
Is this my limit?
Can I endure some more?
Chances are giving
Questions existing

Them people, they talking
Them lights, they on me
This life I chose
But I ain't know, til I found it
To be honest, I'm modest
One hater for every nigga on it
One day everybody is applauding
The next day you is everybody target
Why bother? why talk to em?
Where God at? I need to call Him
My knees on the ground, Dear Father
Don't let me break, please make me stronger
How much longer, will it linger?
Well my heart is giving will they believe it
When my song is over will they need me?
Watch how quickly they find a new leader
Questioning the whole meaning
In the viper room with just me and river phoenix
With Courtney love and late Washington
With a note there and I'm thinking of reading
This ain't her, Chris Benoit
Heath ledger said the nights gonna be dark
Feel the size of a fellas ? and low
Apollo theater I might just not go
Franky Lymon the lime light gets old
Cold so in a while I'm schitzo
I cant cope, I cant think
I cant breathe, this ain't me
This ain't easy, I'm thinking
Am I doing this for them or me?
I cant think, am I doing this for them or me?

Who am I living for?
Is this my limit?
Can I endure some more?
Chances are giving
Questions existing

Who am I living for?
Is this my limit?
Can I endure some more?
Chances are giving
Questions existing


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"Contemplate" as written by Shawn Carter Olubowale Victor Akintimehin

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    My InterpretationObviously this song is about Wale questioning himself in a relationship going in the wrong direction, but these lyrics really made me think there's something even deeper to it;

    In the viper room with just me and river phoenix
    With Courtney love and late Washington
    With a note there and I'm thinking of reading
    This ain't her, Chris Benoit

    River Pheonix overdosed on Heroin in 93' in the Viper Room (in LA) and in the same year Kurt Cobain (Courtney Loves husband of course) apparentley "committed suicide" (I believe he was murdered though) the next year in 1994. And the note he refers to is obviously the "suicide note" Kurt left in the greenhouse. Then you have Chris Benoit, who murdered his family then killed himself (a fishy enough story behind all of that). Wale is known to have ties in the Illuminati (he raps about it himself) and all the people just mentioned have/had ties to the Illuminati as well. All suspicious and dramatic/tragic deaths. I would love to know exactly what Wale is saying there exactly, but it's an interesting few lines he threw in there to say the least. I hope to meet him one day and ask him myself. I live near DC and that's where he reps, so who knows!? If I do I will report what he said here first!
    joshyeon October 31, 2012   Link

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