I'm the star of the group (Yeah)
So no one else gets the respect that they deserve cause of you
Tyler has received the most attention by far out of all the members of his Odd Future Wolf Gang. Tyler has said many times that he really wishes that people would check out the other rappers in Odd Future. Though Frank Ocean, Earl, Mellowhype (sub-group consisting of Hodgy Beats and Left Brain), and OF as a whole have gotten a fair amount of press and fans themselves, Tyler still feels that they should have more
There is a good chance Tyler says these things to keep the members of OF happy, like any good leader should. Also, he’s just saying it to himself here, expressing his guilt and self-hate
When the line “cause of you” is delivered, it’s in the voice of Tyler’s fictional therapist Dr. TC, so we assume it’s aimed at Tyler. However, it’s also applicable to ‘you’ the audience. You could be giving any of the OFWG collective a chance, but you’re listening to Tyler. As much as this is him admitting he feels guilty for the amount of attention he’s getting, it’s also chastising the listener, as its theoretically the audience who decide how much attention each member gets.
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