He came back, in the same suit that he was buried in
Similar to the one his grandfather was married in
The protagonist in this song has been buried, like Sam Cooke, in his Sunday best. Although six feet under, it appears new life has been breathed into him and he has been revived due to the fact that Heaven and Hell would not receive him. Lupe creates nostalgia with the grandfather reference.
The protagonist in this song “Michael Young History” is awake now after being killed in the song “The Die” from Lupe’s second album. He has now awoken as “The Cool.”
It’s interesting that Lupe referenced his grandfather’s suit rather than the father’s, implying that MYH was yet another product of single-mother parenthood.
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