BJ the Chicago Kid redefines song structure as he allows Kendrick Lamar to grab the first two verses of “His Pain,” before the Chicago Kid takes it home.
The affliction of the ivory keys and wailing trumpet resonates the suffering of each artists’ life. The vivid ode creates a visual as BJ sings, “Lord help me cause I need you/I know this weed is burning and I am on drink number 2/But it is all to soothe the pain from this cold cold world/Sometimes I think it can help me but this buzz here is temporary/so I am talking to you.”
Though BJ and Kendrick are confronted with pain, it is their humble gratitude that keeps them propelling forward in life.
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