schoolboy qSchoolboy Q recently sat down with Jay Z’s Life+Times series DECODED to break down the lyrics of one of Oxymoron’s standout tracks “Hoover Street.”

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On the track, Q raps about the robbery, violence and family of his upbringing. While breaking down the lyrics, it becomes evident which family members played a significant role in Q’s childhood memories, his grandmother and his uncle who was addicted to crack.

He recalls seeing his uncle rob his grandmother and even says his grandmother was “a tab bit bad influence” on him.


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Oxymoron debuted No. 1 on the Billboard 200 Album Chart.

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