There's no friends the enemy of my enemy is my enemy

from Lupe Fiasco – Twilight Zone Lyrics on Rap Genius


Wordplay on the proverb: “The enemy of my enemy is my friend.” The idea behind it is that, because two parties have a common enemy, they can work with each other to advance their common goals.

However, Lupe believes that using a common enemy as the basis for an allegiance is problematic, as the question of what happens when the enemy doesn’t exist anymore comes into play…

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