Even with my father and grandfather (and brother) and a bunch of other men in my life, I still had this thought. Clearly I felt like they loved me, but these kinds of salutes are always appreciated. Same with Ne-Yo and Jamie Foxx with “She Got Her Own” and Webbie “Independent.” It is always cool to see these random “Hey, we love you” songs.

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