I feel the pressure, under more scrutiny
And what I do, act more stupidly

from Kanye West – Can't Tell Me Nothing Lyrics on Rap Genius

Meaning

The myriad of things Kanye has done that he might have regarded as stupid in retrospect.

And even well after Graduation dropped…

The line highlights Kanye’s willingness to admit his mistakes and highlights a vulnerability that we see again and again throughout his discography.

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