I'll take your girlfriend and put that pussy on a pedestal

from Kendrick Lamar – Bitch, Don't Kill My Vibe Lyrics on Rap Genius

Meaning

This “woman” is a metaphor for hip hop. He’s talking to other whack ass rappers, and hip hop to them is like a girlfriend. The whole song is about Kendrick saving hip hop. He’s gonna put hip-hop on a pedestal — i.e. elevate it to its highest form.

“Pussy on a pedestal” was first used in Eddie Murphy’s classic stand up show, Raw (1987). It’s more likely that Kendrick is referring to Raw, as the special has been referenced by by many rappers (Kanye, Jay-Z, etc).

Also, this line could also be taken as an antithesis to the usual attitude in most Hip-Hop where they would treat women like they’re inferior, whereas Kendrick will do the opposite and “put that pussy on a pedestal.” Using a women as a metaphor for hip-hop is a classic hip-hop technique.

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