I'm like Martin Luther King you like Rodney

from Yasiin Bey (Ft. Black Thought & Eminem) – BET Cypher Lyrics on Rap Genius

Meaning

Martin Luther King Jr. and Rodney King are both important historical figures especially for African Americans: Martin as a heroic figure and leader of the civil rights movement and Rodney as a black man who was beaten up by white police officers, an incident which later started the L.A. Riots

Like MLK, Black Thought is skilled with words while his opponents are only known for being beaten, like Rodney

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