This is an aristocracy
I’m Socrates, but my skin more chocolately
Socrates was a gadfly; according to the account in Plato’s Apology, he was unpopular in Athens for questioning the moral, intellectual, and political norms of his time. So by saying that he is a black Socrates, Kanye is saying that, like Socrates, he is a gadfly who speaks unpopular truths.
Socrates was hardly an aristocrat. Indeed, his sharp-tongued wife Xanthippe was notorious in Athens for complaining of her husband’s poverty. Socrates served as a soldier and worked as a stonemason, dying penniless. He was, however, suspected of encouraging the aristocratic leadership of the Thirty Tyrants, who briefly ruled Athens after a coup d'etat.
Also concludes a triad of callouts:
Hypocrisy = Hippocrates
Aristocracy = Aristotle
Socrates = …Socrates
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