The song I chose to do is “Drivin’ me wild” by Common featuring Lily Allen. This masterpiece of a song talks about relationships and how because of people being so, their turning materialistic. The first verse speaks about a girl; she’s attractive, rich and very modern. She was a gold digger, and she tried very hard to trap celebrities, and NBA players. I believe that she’s like this because of what she chooses to experience, and also because of today’s pop culture (She was so obsessed with her body and clothes, To every party she goes, tryin hard to be chose; Readin Us and People Mag, tryna get the scoop)She finally gets an NBA player and they have a daughter, but she goes quite crazy and starts to regret her decision, since she finds out that money can’t buy her everything and her husband’s career gets floppy.
The 2nd verse deals with a boy. His father was a doctor and mother was a teacher at Common’s high school (Pop was a doc, mom taught at my school),so they are quite successful and he’s been wealthy ever since high school (He had paper since we was in we was in high school). He tries his hand at basketball, but he doesn’t make it to the NBA let alone a regional team, since he wasn’t very good at sports when he was a kid. He gives up on basketball, and thinks that golf is easy so he tries his hand at that (Wanted to be Mike but he was never live at sports, Since golf is in he was on the drivin course). But he fails at that as well, so he decides to just sit back, and live off his parent’s wealth. You see, this boy was very lazy, and he just wanted to make money really quickly and easily, or by doing something fun (To live the rap life is what he was strivin for).
In the last verse Common sums it all up, and he talks about how people were talking about a relationship, and people thought they made the perfect couple (They was one of them couples, people said they were the it). But inside it turns out the people in the relationship were troubled and...