Dilated Rakaa rocks the crown of thorns properly
Wear it as a badge of honor, tell ‘em there’s no stopping me
Rakaa wears (“rocks”) the crown of thorns the way it’s supposed to be worn: with pride.
In the various gospels, Jesus is forced to wear a crown made of brambles before he is crucified as punishment for claiming (and being revered as) the “King of the Jews” (much to the dismay of the Pharisees). Ahem, from the Gospel of John 18:36-37:
Jesus answered, My kingdom is not of this world: if my kingdom were of this world, then would my servants fight, that I should not be delivered to the Jews: but now is my kingdom not from hence. Pilate therefore said unto him, Art thou a king then? Jesus answered, Thou sayest that I am a king. To this end was I born, and for this cause came I into the world, that I should bear witness unto the truth. Every one that is of the truth heareth my voice.
By lyrically donning the crown of thorns, he claims that:
He’s burdened with the responsibility of bearing an important and unpopular message to the skeptical
He’s proud to have such a responsibility
And that, by being resurrected after three days, Jesus' message wasn’t be stopped by his crucifiers (first-century haters), and neither will Rakaa’s
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