But I'm so, caught upGot me feelin' it, caught upI don't know what it isBut it seems she's got me twisted That was what blasted through my stereo when I was about 10 years old. My mom just bought me Usher’s single Caught Up and ever since that day I seem unable to forget the words to the song. It is also my first memory of me, as a young girl, loving hip hop and R&B music. It has provided me with many theme songs throughout my life. Some happy, some sad, some aggressive and many misogynistic. When puberty hit...
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