10. "I Get Up" (1st Verse)
Best Line: "Right now my mind elsewhere/My Mom's healthcare, get her out this hell here."
Album: The Warm Up
The horn loop on "I Get Up" may be hypnotizingly breezy, but he's in another place, thinking about how to "get up" and over hard times. Especially on the first verse, where he's talking the nuts and bolts of survival that anyone can relate to: Healthcare, welfare, "broke days." He even humbly admits to being too stressed about his ends to deal with women. It's all too relatable to many of us—one big reason behind Cole's success.