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[Verse 1]
Taxi driver
You're my shrink for the hour
Leave the meter running
It's rush hour
So take the streets if you wanna
Just outrun the demons, could you?
He said "allahu akbar", I told him don't curse me
"But boy you need prayer", I guess it couldn't hurt me
If it brings me to my knees
It's a bad religion

[Chorus]
This unrequited love
To me it's nothing but
A one-man cult
And cyanide in my styrofoam cup
I could never make him love me
Never make him love me
Love
Love

[Verse 2]
Taxi driver
I swear I've got three lives
Balanced on my head like steak knives
I can't tell you the truth about my disguise
I can't trust no one
And you say "allahu akbar", I told him don't curse me
"But boy you need prayer", I guess it couldn't hurt me
If it brings me to my knees
It's a bad religion

[Chorus]
This unrequited love
To me it's nothing but
A one-man cult
And cyanide in my styrofoam cup
I could never make him love me
Never make him love me
No

[Outro]
It's a bad religion
To be in love with someone
Who could never love you
I know
Only bad religion
Could have me feeling the way I do



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    UnregisteredSep 3, 2012 at 3:03 pm
    The taxi driver is muslim and will not understand but instead tell him (ocean) to turn to god (allah) but ocean is saying it's not a religion, it's a one man cult, like cyanide (poison) in a stryofoam (man made) cup. To summarise. To teach or advocate a religion that denies love is a man made poisonous creed.

    A true god would understand and tolerate love.
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    UnregisteredJul 12, 2012 at 12:46 pm
    He's saying it's a bad religion if it prohibits you from loving who you have feeling for. He had feeling for a man and he's saying it's a bad religion that i'm believing in if i can't love who i love.
    -booiii frank ocean is a song writer hear! Took the words outta my mouth with this song.

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