I guess after I live I wanna be compared to B.I.G
Any one: Big Pun, Big L or Notorious
The Notorious B.I.G. was the first majorly successful rapper from Brooklyn. He was murdered in the 90’s. He is often mentioned as the one of the best rappers in history.
These two lines are also a reference to a Biggie line from the song “Victory” in which B.I.G. exclaims he wants to be like Mike
Also Big Pun, Big L and Notorious B.I.G. are considered some of the greatest rappers in hip-hop history (not coincidentally, they are also all dead)
Even with his massive ego, Kanye still knows that while he’s alive he will never be able to be compared to any of these legendary rappers. He does think he has a chance after his death though, since there tends to be an extra layer of glory for those who have passed away.
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