The Ending
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We just wanna happy ending, we just want, we just hope
We just wanna happy ending, we just want, we just hope
He just wanna better life lil homie just a young buck
Hopped off the porch quick looking for a come up
He tired of seeing mama struggle tired of looking like a bum
Tired of being broke too it's time to get this money up
So he drops out of school he's only 16
And now he's on the block moving weight serving feens
Years go by and lil homie 19
And now he's making in a day what you make in a week
Keep that thing up on his waist
Offed a couple niggas but he beat the case
And since the beginning his plan was always to
Stack this money up and get his self up out the game
But he done caught another body
Police got the evidence this time they got them
Now he's 20 doing 60 years in prison
Sometime the route we take drives away from happy endings
We just wanna happy ending, we just want, we just hope
We just wanna happy ending, we just want, we just hope
She just want something different, different than what she use to
Abuse and neglect those the cycles that she goes through
Trust no man, she say she don't trust no n****
Cause all they ever do is cheat manipulate and hit her
But she like the attention she gets from men
So she turned it to a job to bring some money in
She gives them sex in exchange to get the bag
But it cost her more to make herself a price tag
Put on a mask and endure the hustle
Cause she not tryna turn and go back to the struggle
She tried the love thing but it always fails
Happy ever after's only come in fairy tails
I guess the funny thing is
She's not the same now she's married with two kids
We spend our time trying to find these happy ending
But sometimes our happy endings only just beginnings




We just wanna happy ending, we just want, we just hope
We just wanna happy ending, we just want, we just hope

Overall Meaning

In Jay's song "The Ending," the lyrics explore the desire for a happy ending in life, and the unexpected twists and turns that can occur along the way. The first verse tells the story of a young individual who wants a better life for himself and his family. Feeling tired of the struggles and poverty, he chooses to drop out of school and turn to illegal activities to make quick money. As time goes by, he becomes successful in his endeavors but gets caught for a crime and sentenced to a lengthy prison term. This outcome highlights that sometimes the path we choose does not lead to the happy ending we hoped for.


The second verse follows a different character, a woman who has experienced abuse and neglect in her past relationships. She becomes skeptical of men, believing they are all cheaters and manipulators. Despite her reservations, she craves attention and turns to prostitution as a means to earn money. The lyrics suggest she views herself as a commodity, putting on a facade to endure the hustle. However, the twist in her story is that she eventually finds love, gets married, and has children – a different kind of happy ending from what she initially expected.


Overall, the song explores the complexity of seeking happiness and fulfillment in life. It suggests that the routes we take may deviate from our desired happy endings, and sometimes, what seems like an ending is just the beginning of a new chapter.


Line by Line Meaning

We just wanna happy ending, we just want, we just hope
All we desire is a positive conclusion to our stories, and we hold onto that desire with a sense of longing and optimism.


He just wanna better life lil homie just a young buck
A young individual yearns for a life filled with improved circumstances and opportunities.


Hopped off the porch quick looking for a come up
Eager to make progress, he swiftly left behind his comfort zone and searched for a way to achieve success.


Tired of seeing mama struggle tired of looking like a bum
Weary of witnessing his mother's hardships and tired of appearing destitute.


Tired of being broke too it's time to get this money up
Additionally, he has grown weary of his own financial limitations and resolves to improve his economic situation.


So he drops out of school he's only 16
To pursue his goals, he takes the drastic step of leaving school at a young age, foregoing formal education.


And now he's on the block moving weight serving feens
Subsequently, he becomes involved in the illicit drug trade, supplying and catering to addicts on the streets.


Years go by and lil homie 19
As time passes, this young individual matures and reaches the age of nineteen.


And now he's making in a day what you make in a week
Having achieved a significant level of success, he now earns in a single day what most people earn in an entire week.


Keep that thing up on his waist
He carries a firearm concealed on his person for protection.


Offed a couple niggas but he beat the case
Despite being responsible for the deaths of a few individuals, he manages to evade conviction through legal means.


And since the beginning his plan was always to
From the start, his intention has always been to


Stack this money up and get his self up out the game
Accumulate a substantial amount of wealth and extricate himself from the dangerous lifestyle he is currently involved in.


But he done caught another body
Sadly, he becomes responsible for yet another person's death.


Police got the evidence this time they got them
Law enforcement gathers the necessary proof to incriminate him, successfully linking him to the crime.


Now he's 20 doing 60 years in prison
Consequently, he finds himself at the age of twenty, facing a severe prison sentence of sixty years.


Sometime the route we take drives away from happy endings
In certain instances, the path we choose to follow leads us farther away from the desired positive outcomes we hope for.


She just want something different, different than what she use to
A woman simply seeks an alternative, a change from the familiar circumstances she has grown accustomed to.


Abuse and neglect those the cycles that she goes through
Trapped in a cycle of experiencing mistreatment and neglect, she repeatedly undergoes these damaging patterns.


Trust no man, she say she don't trust no n****
Her lack of faith in men, as she explicitly states, extends to not trusting any individual of that particular racial slur.


Cause all they ever do is cheat manipulate and hit her
This mistrust arises from her past encounters with men who consistently engage in dishonesty, manipulation, and physical violence towards her.


But she like the attention she gets from men
However, she admits to deriving satisfaction from the attention she receives from men.


So she turned it to a job to bring some money in
Capitalizing on this aspect, she transforms it into a means of earning income.


She gives them sex in exchange to get the bag
To obtain financial gain, she exchanges sexual acts with men.


But it cost her more to make herself a price tag
Unfortunately, the consequences of this decision result in her devaluing herself and paying a higher personal toll.


Put on a mask and endure the hustle
Masking her true emotions and identity, she perseveres through the hardships and challenges of her chosen profession.


Cause she not tryna turn and go back to the struggle
Avoiding a return to her previous state of hardship and adversity is her primary motive.


She tried the love thing but it always fails
Despite attempting to find love, her efforts consistently result in failure.


Happy ever after's only come in fairy tails
She acknowledges that the concept of a blissful, forever-lasting relationship exists only in fictional tales and not in reality.


I guess the funny thing is
Ironically, the amusing aspect is


She's not the same now she's married with two kids
Contradicting her previous experiences, she has now entered into a committed marriage and has two children.


We spend our time trying to find these happy endings
As individuals, we invest our time and energy in the pursuit of achieving satisfying resolutions in our lives.


But sometimes our happy endings only just beginnings
Yet, it is important to recognize that what we perceive as happy conclusions may in fact only mark the beginning of a new chapter or journey.




Lyrics © O/B/O DistroKid
Written by: E Jay Chandler

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