Cause look what an accident did to Left Eye
First Aaliyah now Romeo must die
I know I got angels watching me from the other side

from Kanye West (Ft. Jay Z & J. Ivy) – Never Let Me Down Lyrics on Rap Genius

Meaning

Kanye West recounts celebrity deaths due to accidents: Lisa “Left Eye” Lopez in a car crash, Aaliyah in a plane crash.

Romeo Must Die (2000) is a movie starring Aaliyah and the inimitable Jet Li. But in all actuality, it’s possible that ‘Ye was talking about Merlin Santana who played Romeo on the Steve Harvey Show and died the same year by being shot six times in the head

Kanye frequently drops movie titles into his lyrics as he did with “Snakes on a Plane” in Good Life. He also has a song Livin' In A Movie which is chock full of movie titles and should be checked out

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