This song is about the struggles of an artist trying to not only make it in the Rap Game, but remain in the Rap Game for time to come. Lamar shows the pressures and how difficult it really is to remain important and to appeal to an audience and even other artists.
He proclaims that he will try his hardest to remain relevant, and will do it without copying anyone else but himself and bringing his own originality to the table.
Kendrick Lamar states that he will end his life if he doesn’t try hard to do so, and although extreme, the fact that he is growing in fame and is still here, means that he is trying his hardest and is succeeding in remaining ‘Relevant’.
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