But they hate to frame me as the Mona Lisa of Hip-Hop
So retaliation is a must,
The Mona Lisa is definitely the most well-known painting in the world, and is often mentioned among the best too.
The Mona Lisa is used as a symbol of art itself, similar to how Kendrick is now the face or hip hop. Some people do not like to crown Kendrick this, so he is getting back at them.
The word “frame” and its two meanings helps make his painting metaphor
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