People fear if they're steering away from the mainstream
Then the album won't sell but I could give a fuck
Im just gonna freestyle and spit whats inside my gut

from Macklemore – I Said Hey Lyrics on Rap Genius

Meaning

Macklemore is saying how most rappers are afraid to get away from the main topics in rap; such as… guns bitches and weed. But he is not afraid to speak from his heart.

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