This track is from her iconic record the Miseducation of Lauryn Hill. The track is about the toxicity in a relationship. she’s trying to let go of this man but he can’t seem to let go of her. it gets to the point where he’s going to hurt himself to be with her. Unhealthy love is painful. And it’s conflicting when it hurts to stay or go. Her voice is perfect for telling this story. Raw, rich and emotional vocals combined with a powerful rhythmic production, crafts an R&B classic. And ultimately produces a sound that is timeless. And to expand on the greatness of this track, Lauryn Hill Wrote and produced this song (Along with many other tracks on the Album). Simply a great display of her artistry. This is a 90s essential.
And when I try to walk away
You’d hurt yourself to make me stay
This is crazy, this is crazyLauryn Hill – Ex-Factor