Middle America packed in
Came to see me in my black skin

from Kanye West – Black Skinhead Lyrics on Rap Genius

Meaning

Kanye packs arenas and stadiums all over America as he did in the highly profitable Watch The Throne Tour.

This is not only a reference to Middle America, which has a predominantly white population who’ve come to see Kanye perform but a further play on the King Kong reference in the previous line. In the story of King Kong, he was caged and displayed around New York.

Of course, the “Middle Passage” was where slaves from Africa were “packed in” on ships during the voyage to America.

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