Burn, Hollywood, burn!

from Kanye West (Ft. Consequence & Talib Kweli) – Chain Heavy Lyrics on Rap Genius

Meaning

A reference to the classic Public Enemy track “Burn Hollywood Burn” — an anti-establishment creed of early rap

Also a reference to the prolific novel ‘The Day of The Locust’ in which all of hollywood burns down for being a fake, superficial place. Also a reference to the L.A. riots of 1992 and 1970.

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