Used to Love U

Album: Get Lifted (2004)
Charted: 29 74
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  • This song is about a guy who is dating a girl who loves material things, and he can't afford the lifestyle that she's attracted to. He's tired of how shallow and materialistic she is because his love is not enough for her, so he is telling her that he doesn't love her anymore. >>
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    Nikki - Chicago, IL

Comments: 4

  • Nikki from Chicago, IlWhen he says "Baby, It's me... Maybe I bore you
    No, No it's my fault cause I can't afford you
    Maybe baby Puffy, Jay-Z
    Could all be better for you
    Cause all I could do was love you"

    He was referring to Diddy (Puff Daddy and Puffy were his names at the time) and rapper/mogul Jay-Z because they pretty much have Baller Status and are super rich; living the lifestyle that the girl he's singing to really wants.
  • Nikki from Chicago, IlWhen he says:"Maybe I should rob somebody, so we can live like Whitney and Bobby". He was referring to Whitney Houston and Bobby Brown.
  • Cassandra Clark from Boston, Mai really love this song and i have the cd.... i think this song relates too alot of people not just me but others too......
  • Nikki from Chicago, IlThe music video for this song was located at a church and Kanye West played the pastor. John Legend's little sister, Phyliss played the role of a choir member and his brother, up and coming artist, Vaughn Anthony played a pew member seated behind John Legend's love interest in the video.
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