I want to fly, I want to fly
I said I want my chariot to pick me up
And take me, brother, for a ride

from Kanye West (Ft. Consequence & GLC) – Spaceship Lyrics on Rap Genius


These lines evoke the classic spiritual ‘Swing Low, Sweet Chariot.’

Or, more recently, Parliament’s ‘Swing Down, Sweet Chariot,’ as sampled on Dr. Dre’s ‘Let Me Ride

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