They're startin to think that smart is cool, Lu (Dumb it down!)

from Lupe Fiasco (Ft. Gemini) – Dumb it Down Lyrics on Rap Genius


Dear Mr. Fiasco,

While we appreciate everything you’ve done for us (“The Show Goes On” was a particular triumph), we must object to the positive messages you sprinkle throughout some of your more challenging songs. The overt political themes, and the thoughtful wordplay, are starting to inspire black youth to achieve academically, leaving them less time to commit crimes, sell drugs, and in general fulfill the role that we have planned for them. We ask you to cease and desist immediately from producing any more music along these lines. Please do not disappoint us.


The Corrupt White Power Structure

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