Go open your eyes bigger, no not for them thighs

from Jean Grae (Ft. Talib Kweli) – Live Up Lyrics on Rap Genius


Calling back to the minstrel imagery above, Jean plays on the famed bug-eyed stare given by minstrel characters when something unusual happened — such as, in this rhetorical case, being fed their stereotypical “favorite food”, fried chicken:

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