World Cry

Album: King Of Hearts (2011)


  • Lloyd explained to The Boombox that this track is, "about poverty, injustices to minorities and war. It's about how we all really hate to see people struggle and unfortunately, be mistreated."
  • The song features R. Kelly, Keri Hilson and K'naan with each vocalist offering their view on how to improve the world.
  • Most of the tracks on King of Hearts concern the subject of relationships. Lloyd told Boombox why he closed the album with a song about social injustice. Said the singer: "There are many sides to the man who is Lloyd, who is the 'King Of Hearts.' The king has many responsibilities to love and to protect, and to be honest in baring his soul. He has to be someone who is the example of a man."


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