Album: To Pimp A Butterfly (2015)
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    Loving you is complicated, loving you is complicated
    Loving you is complicated, loving you is complicated
    Loving you is complicated, loving you is complicated
    Loving you is complicated, loving you is complicated
    Loving you is complicated, loving you is complicated

    I place blame on you still, place shame on you still
    Feel like you ain't shit, feel like you don't feel
    Confidence in yourself, breakin' on marble floors
    Watchin' anonymous strangers, tellin' me that I'm yours
    But you ain't shit, I'm convinced your tolerance nothin' special
    What can I blame you for? Nigga, I can name several
    Situations, I'll start with your little sister bakin'
    A baby inside, just a teenager, where your patience?
    Where was your antennas? Where was the influence you speak of?
    You preached in front of 100,000 but never reached her
    I fuckin' tell you, you fuckin' failure—you ain't no leader!
    I never liked you, forever despise you—I don't need you!
    The world don't need you, don't let them deceive you
    Numbers lie too, fuck your pride too, that's for dedication
    Thought money would change you
    Made you more complacent
    Fuckin' hate you, I hope you embrace it
    I swear

    Loving you is complicated, loving you is complicated
    Loving you is complicated, loving you is complicated
    Loving you is complicated, loving you is complicated
    Loving you is complicated, loving you is complicated
    Loving you is complicated

    Lovin' you, lovin' you, not lovin' you, 100 proof
    (I can feel your vibe and recognize that you're ashamed of me
    (Yes, I hate you, too)

    (Loving you ain't really complicated)
    Housekeeping, housekeeping (what I got to do to get to you?)
    ¡Abre la puerta! ¡Abre la puerta tengo que limpiar el cuarto! (To you)
    ¡Es que no hay mucho tiempo tengo que limpiar el cuarto! (Loving you ain't really complicated)
    ¡Disculpe!
    (What I got to do to get to you?)
    (To you)

    You the reason why mama and them leavin'
    No, you ain't shit, you say you love them, I know you don't mean it
    I know you're irresponsible, selfish, in denial, can't help it
    Your trials and tribulations a burden, everyone felt it
    Everyone heard it, multiple shots, corners cryin' out
    You was deserted, where was your antennas again?
    Where was your presence? Where was your support that you pretend?
    You ain’t no brother, you ain’t no disciple, you ain’t no friend
    A friend never leave Compton for profit
    Or leave his best friend, little brother
    You promised you’d watch him before they shot him
    Where was your antennas?
    On the road, bottles and bitches
    You FaceTimed him one time, that's unforgiven
    You even FaceTimed instead of a hospital visit
    Guess you thought he would recover well
    Third surgery, they couldn't stop the bleeding for real
    Then he died, God himself will say, "You fuckin' failed"
    You ain't try

    I know your secrets, nigga
    Mood swings is frequent, nigga
    I know depression is restin' on your heart for two reasons, nigga
    I know you and a couple block boys ain't been speakin', nigga
    Y'all damn near beefin', I see it and you're the reason, nigga
    And if this bottle could talk
    I cry myself to sleep
    Bitch, everything is your fault
    Faults breakin' to pieces, earthquakes on every weekend
    Because you shook as soon as you knew confinement was needed
    I know your secrets
    Don't let me tell them to the world about that shit you thinkin'
    And that time you
    I'm 'bout to hurl
    I'm fucked up, but I ain't as fucked up as you
    You just can't get right, I think your heart made of bullet proof
    Should've killed yo' ass a long time ago
    You should've felt that black revolver blast a long time ago
    And if those mirrors could talk it'd say, "You gotta go"
    And if I told your secrets
    The world'll know money can't stop a suicidal weakness Writer/s: KENDRICK DUCKWORTH, Kendrick Lamar Duckworth, M. Brown, PETER MORGAN, Taz Arnold
    Publisher: Royalty Network, THE ROYALTY NETWORK INC., Warner Chappell Music, Inc.
    Lyrics licensed and provided by LyricFind

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