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lost ones

the new jay-z song, "lost ones." i understand why the title is what it is, but i'm not sure how i feel about it, given lauryn hill's not obscure song of the same title (tho not the same subject). kinda like i understood what common was doing when he named his album like what for chocolate, but i wasn't sure how i felt about the reference to a not obscure book. two different meanings entirely: for common, it was a reference to segregated water fountains, for laura esquivel, the author of the book, it was a reference to being at the point of boiling over, like water for making (hot) chocolate. what do you think?

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I thoroughly (is that how u spell that) agree with you Courtenay!

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