Everybody wanna be the king then shots ring
You laying on your balcony with holes in your dream

from Jay Z (Ft. Chris Martin) – Most Kingz Lyrics on Rap Genius


A poetic reference to the assassination of Martin Luther King, Jr., who was killed on a motel balcony on April 4, 1968. The “holes in your dream” line refers to King’s most famous speech, the one he gave in August 1963 that became known as “I Have A Dream”

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