What If It Was Me? – Tech N9ne

Tech N9ne’s “What If It Was Me?” is a haunting track that asks a question we should all be asking ourselves: what if the roles were reversed and I was the one in need?

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“What If It Was Me?” is a song by American rapper Tech N9ne. It was released on October 30, 2012, as the lead single from his album Something Else. The song features a guest appearance from fellow American rapper Kendrick Lamar.

What If It Was Me?

Have you ever thought about what would happen if you were in someone else’s shoes? What if it was you who was born into a different family, or a different country? Or what if it was you who was dealt a different hand in life? In the song “What If It Was Me?”, Tech N9ne explores these concepts.

The Scenario

It’s a dark and stormy night. You’re driving home from work, and you take a shortcut through a dark alley. Suddenly, a figure jumps out in front of your car! You swerve to avoid hitting them, but you lose control of the car and it careens off the road into a ditch. You hit your head on the steering wheel and pass out.

When you come to, you find that the figure is gone and your car is totaled. You manage to crawl out of the wreck and make your way to a nearby pay phone to call for help. As you wait for the tow truck to arrive, you realize that the figure was wearing a mask…

The Reality

If I was in your shoes, I’d be feeling exactly what you’re feeling
If you were in mine, you’d see things from a different angle
You ain’t the only one that’s ever felt pain
You ain’t the only one that’s ever felt rain
So before you go and judge me, step into my shoes
And walk around in them a while before you start talking


In conclusion, “What If It Was Me?” is a great song by Tech N9ne. It has a great message and is very relatable. The production is top notch and the lyrics are very clever. If you’re a fan of Tech N9ne, or just good music in general, I highly recommend you check this song out.

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