A then-unknown Yeezus rapped about (among other things) Alanis Morissette’s propensity for irony. (It was culturally relevant back then, okay.)
You know young high powered career types care just as much about popping bottles so you’re basically just imagining your weekend when you’re singing along in your head. Everybody knows someone that has a table somewhere.
50 brings a unique and wise perspective to just about every topic he speaks on. But it rarely comes through in his music.
I want to be cool.
Sometimes it’s not the crime that’s being punished but the lifestyle behind the crime.
Being one of the areas of the music industry that heavily contributes to female objectification, this shift in female-rapper status is exactly what our society needs.
Drinking cough syrup is cool as hell.
I get interrogated by an officer, but because I watched Justin Bieber’s deposition, my answers are obnoxious I end up being kept more hours than I deserve.
“You hate being alone, you ain’t the only one. You hate the fact that you bought the dream and they sold you one. You love your friends but somebody shoulda told you somethin’,
to save you”
The fact remains that Kanye has consistently touched on the painful paradox of Black Success, and this indictment of a supposedly egalitarian system is otherwise unseen in the mainstream.