“Kick, push” is used to draw a parallel between carrying on with life by not dwelling on past struggles and skateboarding.
Lupe explained after doing this song:
I think on the surface, you know what the songs are about at the end of the day. I don’t think it’s like a big mystery. It’s not like a riddle. It’s people who still think “Kick, Push” is about drug dealing. I had a dude tell me he thought “Kick, Push” was about basketball, so you know who knows what people think at the end of the day.
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