Four in the mornin', and I'm zonin'

from Kanye West – Black Skinhead Lyrics on Rap Genius

Meaning

The first line refers to Kanye’s rapping, the fury he finds within himself during a late night recording session. He’s in the zone, he’s possessed, he doesn’t feel tired at all. Or he could just be in a ‘high’ zone, contemplating the concepts covered in the song.

A possible nod to multimedia artist; Rives set on TEDtalks Four in the morning is the literal time of the night when bad things happen.

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