And this life is all a dream
And my real life starts when I go to sleep
Responding to the first lines of the track, in which he states that he has seen his deceased mother in his dreams.
Now he’s saying that a life without her seems to surreal, it just isn’t right, therefore it must be a dream. Thus what we would consider a dream must be reality, since it feels so right.
This also shows Kanye’s themes of hedonism. He is living his dreams. His life as a musician has been surreal, so the role’s have been switched: His real life is a dream, so his dreams must be reality.
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