Probably be cremated before I get my earn
Much like Van Gogh or, more recently, 2Pac and Biggie, Kanye feels that only after his death will he get the respect he deserves.
Also notice earn sounds like urn, the container used to store ashes after cremation. Clever pun from Kanye.
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