I'm lookin' to be the god MC
You look at my hat and see thorns there
While Kendrick wants to be the God MC (the best), he mentions an aspect that not many other artists do when using this reference. When Kendrick describes thorns on his hat, he depicts the crown of thorns from the Crucifixion of Christ.
Thus, making Kendrick hip-hop’s savior
He has also referred to himself as the “God MC” before in his song “Look Out For Detox”
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