So we broke out the chains and told the master "Peace!"
A reference to the slave chains (literal and figurative) that bound and continue to bind the African-American community. In addition, Kanye correctly predicts MBDTF’s future status as a masterpiece of rap (and music, period) thus giving Kanye (and other Black men involved), the ability to buy back [their] 40 acres, and free themselves from the grip of corporate White America.
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