You can add another song to Spin’s NBA rapper shout out list in the Derrick Rose/Bulls column. Fabolous’ raps about a relationship gone bad in his new song “Want You Back” and builds various metaphors around Derrick Rose to describe a woman who did him wrong and tries to make amends for it:
When you crossed me, you lost me
Now if I was guarding Derrick Rose
I would be more understanding but you ain’t Derrick Rose
You was my number one, but uuuhmm, you ain’t Derrick Rose
You try to make a point again, you ain’t Derrick Rose
You just on some bullsh*t, b*tch, you ain’t Derrick Rose
Here’s your summary in simpler terms of what Fabolous means in those 5 bars, thanks to Rap Genius:
Derrick Rose is a guard for the Chicago Bulls, arguably one of the best in the point-guard position right now. Derrick is known for having an ill crossover. She crossed him like Derrick Rose would.
She was his number one like Derrick Rose who wears the Bulls number 1 jersey and who is also the best player on...