Family Straight

Album: Da REAList (2008)

Songfacts®:

  • Plies explained to MTV News that song is, "me talking to God, asking him that before he takes me, before he calls my number, give me the opportunity to get my family in order."
  • In this song Plies outlines the trials and tribulations that his family have been through. He explained to MTV News: "It's a gift that God has given me that I thank him for a on a day-to-day basis. I think it's so important for me to open myself up to this country and put my pain on records. People use my words of encouragement for therapy, and I feel like on this particular record, I just opened up my whole life. To match the visuals with it, it's probably one of the most jumped-on viewed videos of my career. This record is s a no-brainer record. It's a personal record and it's reality situations in my life right now. I was in Atlanta and I got the call from my mom - she was crying - that my grandmother's heart had stopped. That's the person I was talking about in the song."

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