God, it's the year of the underpaid employee
Spittin' forty plus a week
And tryin' to rape Earth on my off time

from Aesop Rock – 9-5'ers Anthem Lyrics on Rap Genius


Aes drops the metaphorical language and goes in: this whole time, he’s been talking about exploited workers.

Not only is Aesop referring to the exploitation of workers, but also the repletion of earth’s resources by means of consumerism.

To help improve the meaning of these lyrics, visit “9-5'ers Anthem” by Aesop Rock Lyrics and leave a comment on the lyrics box