Thursday, January 6, 2011

Analyze This: "Get Back Up" by T.I. feat. Chris Brown

Analyze This:  An in depth look at the lyrical content of a song to provide insight

By J9 of J9's MusicLife


J9's Analysis:  In this song, T.I. addresses his critics, fans, and haters.  It's his redemption song and explains how one must learn from his/her mistakes and get back up.  How interesting for T.I. to add Chris Brown on this track as Chris has also made his share of mistakes and seeks his own redemption.  It's ironic how in the song, T.I. apologizes to his fans and friends and says he won't take them down this road again, but the day this song was released, he was sentenced back to prison.

He uses his own experiences to give some life lessons.  When you're on top of your game, everybody is in your corner but the minute you fall, instead of being in your corner those same folks will talk about you behind your back.  There's always going to be obstacles put in your way but it's up to you to rise above them.  T.I. says no matter the odds put against him, he will prevail.

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