You see there's leaders and there's followers
But I'd rather be a dick than a swallower

from Kanye West (Ft. Frank Ocean) – New Slaves Lyrics on Rap Genius


Yeezy isn’t exactly good at watching his mouth, and his public image suffers accordingly. Playing off dick swallowing, ‘Ye would rather be a jerk to express the truth and get criticized, than swallow his words and lie or hold his tongue.

He uses the same rhyme in an unreleased pre-College Dropout track aptly titled “Dreamkillers”:

‘Cause we the leaders, and they the followers
And we the nut busters, and they the swallowers

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