Pulling strings like the Muppet movie
The Muppets is a Jim Henson TV sketch show/Disney film starring string puppets.
Someone that ‘pulls the strings’ is someone that operates proceedings from behind the scenes. Kweli is in control like the puppeteers in The Muppet Movie.
NB: Pulling the strings is also a central theme in Hip Hop’s favourite film, The Godfather. Note the logo in the picture below:
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