Dry Your Eyes
Sean Kingston Lyrics


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Mommy just dry your eyes, mommy don't you cry
I know we've been through hard times and the struggles
And I just wanna tell you I love you

Only fifteen put under pressure
First month 27th day
They took away my mother
I was left to be raised by my brother

Taught to be a hustler
Mommy gone gotta stick together
Stay strong through the stormy weather
Became a top seller, look how we stacking this cheddar
When you jump mommy life would be better
Just like Rihanna you can stand under my umbrella

You know how to make me better
Even when we lose our cheddar
Even through the stormy weather
You hold me down

Mommy just dry your eyes, mommy don't you cry
I know we've been through hard times and the struggles
And I just wanna tell you I love you

Mommy just dry your eyes, mommy don't you cry
I know we've been through hard times and the struggles
And I just wanna tell you I love you

Seventeen got a little money
Feeling kinda blue
'Cause it's looking you doing 10 to 20
Riding being broke ain't funny

It's all being hungry
But I'm a keep hustling for my mommy
Until I get rich like puffy
Never had a blamby

You said I can be all I can be
Some day I'm a buy you Miami
So when I win my Grammy
You coming 'cause I do this for my family

You know how to make me better
Even when we lose our cheddar
Even through the stormy weather
You hold me down

Mommy just dry your eyes, mommy don't you cry
I know we've been through hard times and the struggles
And I just wanna tell you I love you

Mommy just dry your eyes, mommy don't you cry
I know we've been through hard times and the struggles
And I just wanna tell you I love you

Seventeen now my mommy's gone
Can't wait till she come back home
Missing her face like dust 'till dawn
While she went away
Never think it'd be so long

I feel like crying while I'm writing this song
Can't wait till that day come on
When she leave the place

Hey whats up mom? How you doing?
It's been about two years since I saw your face
I miss you like crazy
Know the money orders, the prepaid costs

Being on my own
No Knee, Kurt, Canino
But I love you though
This for you

Mommy just dry your eyes, mommy don't you cry
I know we've been through hard times and the struggles
And I just wanna tell you I love you

Mommy just dry your eyes, mommy don't you cry




I know we've been through hard times and the struggles
And I just wanna tell you I love you

Overall Meaning

The song "Dry Your Eyes" by Sean Kingston is a heartfelt tribute to his mother. He tells the story of growing up with her and the struggles they faced together. At only 15 years old, he was left to be raised by his brother after his mother was taken away from him. However, he was taught to be a hustler and to stick together with family. He became a top seller and was able to provide for them. Although they faced challenges, he remained hopeful that things would improve, promising to buy her a house in Miami one day.


The song also touches on the emotional toll of being separated from loved ones, especially his mother. He recalls how difficult it was to be on his own and missing her face every day. Despite the hardships, he never gave up and continued to hustle for her. He envisions a brighter future and a reunion with his mother. The chorus of the song repeats the message to his mother to dry her eyes and not to cry, and reassures her that he loves her.


Overall, "Dry Your Eyes" is a touching tribute to the unconditional love and support of a mother, as well as the determination and resilience of a son who hustles to provide for his family.


Line by Line Meaning

Mommy just dry your eyes, mommy don't you cry
I understand that life has been rough on us but please don't cry mom


I know we've been through hard times and the struggles
I know that we have faced tough situations and overcome them


And I just wanna tell you I love you
I just want to remind you that I love you very much


Only fifteen put under pressure
I had to bear responsibility at a young age


First month 27th day
The day my life took a turn for the worse


They took away my mother
When we lost mom, our lives changed forever


I was left to be raised by my brother
My brother took on the role of raising me after mom died


Taught to be a hustler
I learned how to quickly make a living for us


Mommy gone gotta stick together
We must stay together now that mom is gone


Stay strong through the stormy weather
Even when life is tough, we must remain strong


Became a top seller, look how we stacking this cheddar
We turned things around and are now financially stable


When you jump mommy life would be better
Things will improve for us when you join us again, mom


Just like Rihanna you can stand under my umbrella
Just like Rihanna's song, I want to protect you mom


You know how to make me better
You always know how to lift me up when I'm down


Even when we lose our cheddar
Even when we face setbacks financially


Seventeen got a little money
I started making money at the age of seventeen


Feeling kinda blue
Despite my success, I still miss you mom


'Cause it's looking you doing 10 to 20
Because of your situation, you might be sentenced to 10 to 20 years


Riding being broke ain't funny
Being broke is not a desirable situation


It's all being hungry
That's why I keep hustling to make a better life for us


Until I get rich like puffy
I won't stop working hard till we're financially secure like P. Diddy


Never had a blamby
I never had a firearm


You said I can be all I can be
You always believed in me and my abilities


Some day I'm a buy you Miami
One day, I'll be able to provide anything you want, even Miami


So when I win my Grammy
I will take you along with me when I receive a Grammy award


You coming 'cause I do this for my family
I work hard for us, and I want you to be there to enjoy the fruits of our labor


Seventeen now my mommy's gone
I was only 17 when we lost mom


Can't wait till she come back home
I'm eagerly waiting for you to come back home


Missing her face like dust 'till dawn
I miss you so much that it feels like an eternity


While she went away
Ever since you left


Never think it'd be so long
I never thought you'd be away for so long


I feel like crying while I'm writing this song
I get emotional while writing this song about you


Hey whats up mom? How you doing?
I hope this song reaches you and finds you well


It's been about two years since I saw your face
It's been a long time since I last saw you


Know the money orders, the prepaid costs
I send you money orders and pay for your prepaid phone costs


Being on my own
I've been fending for myself


No Knee, Kurt, Canino
I don't have my friends Knee, Kurt, or Canino around


But I love you though
Despite everything, I still love you




Lyrics © BMG Rights Management, Universal Music Publishing Group, Sony/ATV Music Publishing LLC, REACH MUSIC PUBLISHING, Kobalt Music Publishing Ltd., Warner Chappell Music, Inc.
Written by: Evan K Bogart, Jonathan Reuven Rotem, Paul Anderson Kisean, Robert Sly Jordan

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Comments from YouTube:

@dorothysenani8671

I couldn't sit back and watch my mama struggle any longer.. Took the bold step, gave up my family and left my country to go hustle. It's not easy over here bt I believe God is gonna bless us one day.

@sadieangel8311

Blessings my dear.... Your breakthrough is near

@ursulamahlangu6963

Love we do what we have to do

@thapeloborakanelo6271

2023 and this song still a hit🔥🔥🔥
It makes me cry alot when I think of my mom😢
May your beautiful soul continue resting mama❤
I love you always 🕊️❤

@ansonmash5779

So so true no lie!!

@keepitreal4494

Mama dry your eyes, i know you been thru hard times and struggles raising 7 kids. im older yet still young and understand what you was faced with. forgive me..... for not communicating ,i know you wanted the best for us

@jerrybee566

This song used to make me cry so hard. OMG!!! Even now, still. God Bless all mothers. Everyday is mothers' day.

@abdulrahmanharoon6854

Real talk 🙏

@gomolemomuchngwa4413

We should appreciate our mothers more💕💕

@ernestfortune8394

To my mama. rest in peace mama

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