I could make it rain but I make it plainer than Malcolm does
Kweli could act like other materialistic rappers (c.f. Fat Joe’s meme song “Make It Rain” about spending ostentatiously in strip clubs), but instead he chooses to use his art to tell necessary but sometimes harsh truths about society, in the manner of a certain man formerly known as Malcolm Little. Malcolm always used to say “Make it plain” when he wanted someone to keep it real.
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