Dude you're not not racist cause The Wire's in your Netflix queue

from Childish Gambino – Hold You Down Lyrics on Rap Genius

Meaning

The hit HBO show, The Wire has a large following among young, hipster white kids. The show focuses a lot on the issues that affect inner city life, corruption, and politics. Gambino is saying that watching the show isn’t proof of not being complicit, passively or actively, in the structural and institutionalized racism that show portrays.

On a side note, Michael K. Williams played Omar on The Wire and is now cast on Community, in which Donald Glover is series co-star.

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