So here go my single dog radio needs this
They say you can rap about anything except for Jesus
That means guns, sex, lies, videotape
But if I talk about God my record won't get played, huh?
It’s ok to play a song about women shaking their asses and dudes killing each other on the radio, but songs about God would be weiiird (especially for a rapper). Of course, this song ended up being a smash anyway and reached #11 on the Billboard Top 100
“Sex, Lies, and Videotape” is a 1980s movie
On the Life and Ryhmes of Kanye West, Kanye admits that this line was used as a form of reverse psychology. By calling radio stations out on never playing songs about Jesus, he made them suddenly want to play a song about Jesus (i.e this one).
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