They try to tell me my chain broke the levee
Referring to Kanye’s meme phrase spoken during the aftermath of Hurricane Katrina; Kanye exaggerates the effect his words had on the media’s coverage of Katrina
In his memoir Decision Points, President Bush refers to Kanye’s emotional exclamation as one of the “lowest points” during his presidency. Kanye recently sympathized with the president during an interview with The Today Show
Also, this is probably also a shot at many people who said that Katrina happened because of the greed and general sinfulness of the New Orleans, which brings a whole ‘nother set of unfortunate implications given that NO is a majority Black city.
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