And twenty is the new thirty shit I guess

from Macklemore and Ryan Lewis (Ft. Evan Roman & Macklemore) – A Wake Lyrics on Rap Genius

Meaning

Many people are finding success in their 20’s that once took someone well into their 30’s to achieve.

One of the most successful actresses of the 21st century (critically and commercially), with an Oscar and 2 further nominations, and all at the age of 23.

This line also works with the first line to create a figure of speech known as a chiasmus.

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