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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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  • U
    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.
  • U
    UnregisteredAug 21, 2012 at 7:12 am
    I believe he says allah hu akbar because he thought the taxi driver was cursing him. Since lots of taxi drivers in america are muslim. Probably also because he thinks he is a "demon" because he likes people of the same sex.
  • U
    UnregisteredJul 20, 2012 at 8:04 pm
    He used to be muslim. Since he's bisexual the muslim religion keeps him from loving another man,which you're not suppose to love the same sex of the person you are, which is causing him to say this is a bad religion.
  • U
    UnregisteredJul 17, 2012 at 6:12 am
    No he doesn't hate islam. Did some research. When muslims say allahu akbar in islam, demons see it as curses. Frank ocean is going thru pain but he needs prayer too. It's complicated but only frank ocean can really explain this.
  • U
    UnregisteredJul 16, 2012 at 8:46 pm
    So he hate the islam? Pleas help me cuz he says allah-hu-akbar and just muslim say that... So is he a muslim or... He hates muslims ? Pleas help me.. Xx

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