No one man should have all that power
“No man should have all that power” is a line that a high level police officer reportedly said about Malcolm X. The line was popularized in Spike Lee’s Movie X.
‘Ye knows having too much power is bad, because he has it and knows it’s too hard to control himself having so much power.
He knows he is wrong but he can’t help it.
In the music video a sword hangs over Ye' signifying the Sword of Damocles; the story of which tells about Dionysus II the ruler of Syracuse switches places with his servant Damocles who arranges to have a sword loom constantly over his head while on the throne (meaning danger/fear is always constant to those in a high position of power).
A shorter summation from Henry IV Pt 1 Act 1 Scene 1:
Uneasy lies the head that wears a crown
And an added bonus – Kanye drops the line back in 2002 during a studio session with Rhymfest.
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