I got me a future I’m not stuck on the past I got no new tricks, yeah, I’m up on bricks But me, I’m a machine and I was built to last
I’m trying to get better ‘cause I haven’t been my best She took a plain black marker and started writing on my chest She drew a line across the middle of my broken heart and said Come on now, let’s fix this mess We can get better Because we’re not dead yet.
“It’s the Roman numeral for 10. 5/5/89 is my birthday: 5 plus 5 is 10, and this is my tenth year since I got into music. ‘X’ is the 24th letter in the alphabet, and I will turn 24 when this album comes out. 'X’ is also a metaphor, as in 'ex-girlfriend’: it implies you’re progressing and moving on in life, not holding on to the past and your old ways.” - Chris Brown on X.