"And me, I found a purpose why I MC/Inspire a young world to be greater than me/I fall awake and I dream a song/So the little shorties will sing along." -"Changes"
"I look into my daughter's eyes, and ...
"I look into my daughter's eyes, and realize that I'm gonna learn through her/The Messiah, might even return through her/If I'm gonna do it, I gotta change the world through her." -"Be"
"Black men walking with white girls o...
"Black men walking with white girls on they arms/I be mad at 'em as if I know they moms/Told to go beyond the surface, a person's a person/When we lessen our women, our condition seems to worsen." -"Real People"
"They say I'm slept on, now I'm bucking in dreams/And rhyme with the mind of a hustler scheme/Or the struggle of fiends, I flow over water that's as troubled as teens/For the love of the team, trying to double the dream/Be grateful, like the church psalm my grandmother sings." -"Aquarius"
"I never call you my bitch or even m...
"I never call you my bitch or even my boo/There's so much in a name, there's so much more in you." -"The Light"
"I just want you to know/Your whole b...
"I just want you to know/Your whole being is beautiful/I'm going to do the best I can do/'Cause I'm the best when I'm with you." -"Come Close"
"We talkin' spending the rest of our ...
"We talkin' spending the rest of our lives/It's too many black women that can say they mothers, but can't say that they wives." -"Retrospect for Life"
"I believe in heaven more than hell/B...
"I believe in heaven more than hell/Blessings more than jail/In the ghetto, let love prevail." -"A Dream"
"Right now let's stay in the present/...
"Right now let's stay in the present/Don't worry about tomorrow 'cause today is a blessing/The world in a state of aggression/I find calm in you, I see my mom in you." -Joss Stone feat. Common, "Tell Me What We're Gonna Do Now"