What does "fatherhood" have to do with "cotton commercial"? I don't understand the context, could you explain, please? 😥
This line is a bit of an obscure reference to an old American commercial from the early 1990s called "Cotton, the Fabric of Our Lives." In the commercial, people are emotional, crying, and yelling. This is what DMX is referring to when he says "fatherhood ages you. I'm tired. Emotional. Crying. Yelling. All at the same cotton commercial. It's the fabric of our lives, G." DMX makes this humorous joke in response to Eddie saying that he looks older in person. It is to express that the experience of being a father has matured and aged him at the same time.