Question Is
Tory Lanez Lyrics


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Question is, can you forgive baby
Can you forgive me for the way I love you?
Can you forgive me for the way I love you?
Can you forgive me for the way I love you?
I love you from a distance
I love you, so persistent
I love you from a distance
I love you, so persistent

My shawty had an abortion for me like three times
As hard as that to say that to y'all, I think it's much harder to keep it silent
I hide emotion behind the face that's devoted
To only winnin' this race and this pussy, money and violence
How could I be so selfish and need this time for myself?
Needed time for your health, to recover, I'm on some other
I'm out there sellin' soaps to these fiends, hopin' for dough for more myself
It's twenty three like is that the hope for myself
'Cause if I never have a kid again, I be pissed but I deserve it
I been cursed with all these man made ways
And this earth that I been livin' in
Sorry for the present problems that I put you on and get you in
Follow God, take my soul if I can't, play my role
'Cause I know what I'm doin', it ain't right, it ain't wrong
But it make decisions, takin' life, just take away a life
'Cause day and night, I pray to Christ and I hope you'll forgive me

Question is, (can you forgive me)
Can you forgive baby
Can you forgive me for the way I love you?
Can you forgive me for the way I love you?
Can you forgive me for the way I love you?
I love you from a distance
I love you, so persistent
I love you from a distance
I love you, so persistent

Hopped off the phone with my dad, niggas barely do speak
But I'm sending Western Union wires every two weeks
I got a brand new brother and sister I never do see
He might call to send me a blessing to tell me do me
But shit, I been doin' me since fourteen
Four court cases, court scene, four courses, called clean
Corner boy fortune, a fortune to dope fiends
That got a nigga cuffed in the court with these lawyer fees and
I just felt the game callin' me, ay
Felt like Mitch in paid in full and the world they gonna pay me full
Dropped outta school and teachers just called me fool
Packed the black bag up and back up on my bull
You always told me these problems would soon catch up to me
And shit is catchin' up and fuckin' me up
Fourth quarter hustlin', I'm 'bout to sell a three up
If the D comes, I'm gone, pop, please forgive me for this song cause I understand

Question is, can you forgive baby
Can you forgive me for the way I love you?
Can you forgive me for the way I love you?
Can you forgive me for the way I love you?

I really contemplated killin' you
Grippin' the clutch and throw aside this pistol in my hand
Used to be my fam dawg, you used to be my man
It's only outta respect for your mama I say your name, but I care look
Niggas that say they love, they wanna kill you
This feeling's feelin' familiar, I felt it for way too long
Feelin' like the villain, you felt was way too strong
It felt like jealousy was just weighin' in on your dome
Should've cut ties, man I should've cut ties
Lord please, Lord please forgive my young eyes
I was young and unwise, I was just so naive
I was trying just believe, I was trying just perceive
But them niggas, they was greed, they was livin' outta greed
Now I'm livin' out the dream, cookin' kitchen outta steam and
You gotta feel me, I messed up on a yacht
Lookin' filthy, that's why they do not feel me, ya dig?

Question is, can you forgive me baby
Can you forgive me for the way I love you?
Can you forgive me for the way I love you?
Can you forgive me for the way I love you?
I love you from a distance
You come so persistent
I love you from a distance
You come so persistent
I love you from a distance
You come so persistent
I love you from a distance
You come so persistent

You say that you love me
But you still out in these streets
All that hustlin', hustlin', hustlin'
Lead to nothin', nothin', nothin'
It's time for you to leave
'Cause you're still out in these streets
All that hustlin', hustlin', hustlin'
Lead to nothin', nothin', nothin'

Hey Tory, it's me
I just wanna let you know that I'm walking away from the situation
I just feel like I've tried, I've tried and
I just can't get through to you and
I feel like you love this lifestyle more than you love me
Just pray that you take care of yourself and be safe out there
I love you

At this point
I ain't know what to do
Couldn't go back to my girl's house
And I for damn sure wasn't goin' back to the hood




I had less than a dollar and a dream
And I was floatin' down on this boulevard

Overall Meaning

The lyrics to Tory Lanez's song "Question Is" speak to the complexities of relationships and the challenges of forgiveness. The chorus features the repeated phrase "Can you forgive me for the way I love you?" which suggests that the singer may have hurt the person he loves in some way. The song includes intimate and personal details, such as the singer's partner having an abortion for him multiple times and his struggles with trying to balance his own needs with his love for her.


The first verse discusses the singer's selfishness, apologizing for "present problems" he put his partner in and acknowledging his "man made ways." He also speaks about his father and his new brother and sister, who he only communicates with through monetary support, adding another layer to the complexities in his life. The second verse details the singer's struggles with the gritty life he's living, going so far as to contemplate killing someone. He also reflects on the jealousy he felt towards someone who used to be close to him.


Overall, the lyrics present a message of humility and remorse, with the singer reflecting on past behavior and hoping for forgiveness. The imagery of hustling and survival in difficult environments adds to the song's intensity and honesty.


Line by Line Meaning

Question is, can you forgive baby
Asking for forgiveness for the way he loves and behaves


Can you forgive me for the way I love you?
Asking his partner to forgive him for the way he loves them


I love you from a distance
He loves his partner but keeps his distance


I love you, so persistent
He is persistent in his love for his partner


My shawty had an abortion for me like three times
His partner had to go through three abortions for him, which is difficult to admit


As hard as that to say that to y'all, I think it's much harder to keep it silent
Admitting that it's difficult to share the truth with others than to keep it a secret


I hide emotion behind the face that's devoted
He hides his emotions behind a face that seems devoted only to winning in life and materialistic things


To only winnin' this race and this pussy, money and violence
He is focused only on winning in life, getting materialistic things, and engaging in sexual and violent activities


How could I be so selfish and need this time for myself?
He realizes that he was selfish for needing time for himself instead of taking care of his partner


Needed time for your health, to recover, I'm on some other
He needed to take time for his partner's health and recovery, but he was busy with other things


I'm out there sellin' soaps to these fiends, hopin' for dough for more myself
He is selling soap to drug addicts, hoping to make more money for himself


It's twenty three like is that the hope for myself
He questions if he can hope for a better future when he is 23 years old


'Cause if I never have a kid again, I be pissed but I deserve it
He would be angry if he could never have a child again, but he feels like he deserves it due to his past actions


I been cursed with all these man made ways
He feels cursed by societal norms and pressures


And this earth that I been livin' in
He feels cursed by the world he lives in


Sorry for the present problems that I put you on and get you in
He apologizes for causing his partner problems and getting them involved in negative experiences


Follow God, take my soul if I can't, play my role
He encourages others to follow God and take his soul if he cannot fulfill his role in life


'Cause I know what I'm doin', it ain't right, it ain't wrong
He understands what he is doing, but is unsure if it is right or wrong


'But it make decisions, takin' life, just take away a life
He is making decisions that can take away someone's life


'Cause day and night, I pray to Christ and I hope you'll forgive me
He prays to Christ and hopes that his partner will forgive him


Hopped off the phone with my dad, niggas barely do speak
He rarely speaks to his dad and just got off the phone with him


But I'm sending Western Union wires every two weeks
He sends money to his dad every two weeks through Western Union


I got a brand new brother and sister I never do see
He has a new brother and sister that he has not met yet


He might call to send me a blessing to tell me do me
His dad might call to bless him and tell him to do what he needs to do


But shit, I been doin' me since fourteen
He has been doing what he wants since he was fourteen years old


Four court cases, court scene, four courses, called clean
He has been in four court cases and has a clean record


Corner boy fortune, a fortune to dope fiends
He sells drugs to make a living


That got a nigga cuffed in the court with these lawyer fees and
He has been arrested and must pay for lawyer fees


I just felt the game callin' me, ay
He feels like he is meant to be in the drug game


Felt like Mitch in paid in full and the world they gonna pay me full
He feels like he is Mitch in the movie Paid in Full, and he will get paid in full by the world


Dropped outta school and teachers just called me fool
He dropped out of school and teachers called him a fool for doing so


Packed the black bag up and back up on my bull
He packed his black bag and is ready to go back to hustling


You always told me these problems would soon catch up to me
His dad warned him that his problems would catch up to him eventually


And shit is catchin' up and fuckin' me up
His problems are catching up to him and causing him trouble


Fourth quarter hustlin', I'm 'bout to sell a three up
He is hustling in the final quarter and is about to sell drugs


If the D comes, I'm gone, pop, please forgive me for this song 'cause I understand
If the police come, he will run and hopes his dad forgives him for this song because he understands his mistakes


I really contemplated killin' you
He thought about killing a person


Grippin' the clutch and throw aside this pistol in my hand
He released his pistol after considering using it


Used to be my fam dawg, you used to be my man
The person he was considering killing was once part of his family and a friend


It's only outta respect for your mama I say your name, but I care look
He only mentions the person's name out of respect for their mother


Niggas that say they love, they wanna kill you
People who say they love you may also want to harm you


This feeling's feelin' familiar, I felt it for way too long
This feeling is familiar and he has felt it for a long time


Feelin' like the villain, you felt was way too strong
He feels like a villain and believes the person he wanted to kill felt like one too


It felt like jealousy was just weighin' in on your dome
He thinks jealousy was affecting the other person


Should've cut ties, man I should've cut ties
He should have ended his relationship with the person earlier


Lord please, Lord please forgive my young eyes
He asks for forgiveness for his young and inexperienced perspective


I was young and unwise, I was just so naive
He was young and foolish, and he didn't know any better


I was trying just believe, I was trying just perceive
He was trying to believe and understand things


But them niggas, they was greed, they was livin' outta greed
The people around him were greedy and living for themselves


Now I'm livin' out the dream, cookin' kitchen outta steam and
He is living his dream of being successful, but is still struggling


You gotta feel me, I messed up on a yacht
He made a mistake even though he was on a yacht, which is a symbol of luxury


Lookin' filthy, that's why they do not feel me, ya dig?
He looks dirty because of his mistakes, and people do not respect him


You come so persistent
His partner is persistent in loving him


You say that you love me
His partner loves him


But you still out in these streets
But his partner is still out on the streets


All that hustlin', hustlin', hustlin'
His partner is hustling too much


Lead to nothin', nothin', nothin'
Their hustling is not leading them anywhere


It's time for you to leave
He thinks it is time for his partner to leave that lifestyle behind


Hey Tory, it's me
His partner addresses him


I just wanna let you know that I'm walking away from the situation
His partner is leaving the situation


I just feel like I've tried, I've tried and
She feels like she has tried to make the relationship work


I just can't get through to you and
She can't communicate with him effectively


I feel like you love this lifestyle more than you love me
She feels like he loves the lifestyle he leads more than he loves her


Just pray that you take care of yourself and be safe out there
She asks him to take care of himself and be safe


I love you
She still loves him


At this point
He is at a crucial point in his life


I ain't know what to do
He doesn't know what to do


Couldn't go back to my girl's house
He cannot go back to his girlfriend's house


And I for damn sure wasn't goin' back to the hood
He doesn't want to go back to the hood


I had less than a dollar and a dream
He had very little money and only a dream


And I was floatin' down on this boulevard
He was drifting along the street




Lyrics © Universal Music Publishing Group
Written by: DAYSTAR PETERSON, ANDREW WANSEL, DANIEL GONZALEZ, BRIANNA CASH

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