And I hope I never have to float in that boat
Up shit's creek "it's weak" is the last quote
That I want to hear when I'm goin' down when all's said and done

from Outkast – Rosa Parks Lyrics on Rap Genius

Meaning

André hopes that he doesn’t end up like the group that let him down. He wants to be remembered in a positive light even when he decides to call it quit, instead of hanging around too long and tarnishing his legacy. Seeing as the duo has yet to put out a bad album and people are still losing their shit over the news that OutKast will be reuniting at Coachella 20 years after they first came up on the scene, I think it’s safe to say he got his wish.

“Up shit’s creek without a paddle” is a phrase that is used to describe a very difficult situation that is almost impossible to get out of. André imagines this is how he would feel if he ever fell of and had to work his way back up to the top.

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