Jennifer Hudson – Burden Down Video Jennifer Hudson new song “Burden Down” heartfelt lyrics are emotional but the song lets you know her struggles. Here are some of the lyrics in her new song:“Can I lay this burden down? / Can you take it up for me? / When you run me in the ground that’s the day you will see,” Hudson, 36, sings in the chorus. “For all I’ve done all alone, just for a moment please could I not be strong?