We got the guillotine
We got the guillotine, you better run

from The Coup – The Guillotine Lyrics on Rap Genius


Coup leader Boots Riley told Wired about the hook’s central metaphor:

“‘We got the guillotine’ means we have the power to get rid of the ruling class to create a classless society,” he said. “One where the people democratically control the wealth that they create with their labor"

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