I won't sugar coat it
You'd die from diabetes if these other niggas wrote it

from Kendrick Lamar – HiiiPower Lyrics on Rap Genius


Hyperbole. He’s not going to make the situation and topic seem softer and less intense than they really are, unlike other persons who’d make it seem more pleasant through one method or another.

To further explain, diabetes is a disease caused by a lack of insulin in the body, the chemical which facilitates the uptake of sugar. To a diabetic with no insulin, high levels of sugar affect the blood and become a poison to the body. Therefore, listening to sugar-coated rhymes would cause a listener to have diabetes, eventually leading to death. You can read more about this here.

It’s good to think Kendrick is so real. .

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