And I am, whatever you say I am
If I wasn't, then why would I say I am
These lines are a tribute to the line
from the Erik B. and Rakim song “As the Rhyme Goes On”
The media present Marshall as something that he actually isn’t. But it’s the world against him, so he is whatever the world says he is because the world believes it. (As in the philosophical wrong idiom, where the truth is what the majority thinks it is).
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