Rap's stepfather, yeah, you hate me but you will respect

from Childish Gambino – Bonfire Lyrics on Rap Genius


Childish is talking directly to the powers that be in the rap game. A good step father recognizes you may hate him, but you will respect him, or he’s going to make your life hell. So Childish is basically daring the rap game to antagonize him disrespectfully, because he knows that he’ll lay down the law like a stepfather.

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