Rap Genius Editors – Top 5 Bars From Oxymoron Lyrics
Through all the hype surrounding Schoolboy Q's latest project, Oxymoron, we over here at Rap Genius may breakdown his beats and his art involved in the project, but at the end of the day our main focal point are his lyrics, and us over here at Rap Genius gladly will show you his five dopest bars off the project!
While released ahead of the album's release date as a single, the infectious beat and Q's surprising lyrical content caught most of us off guard. But after all is said and done, it's safe to say no one saw his surprise reference to Kendrick coming at all. While there is no beef at all between these Top Dawg brothers, (as they know it all comes with the rap game), Q clearly wants some recognition. While this bar not only gets you to notice him, it also gets you to listen to more of him, as he is claiming he is better than King Kendrick Lamar. All in all this might be one of Schoolboy's most clever bars to date
A snippet of the song was released earlier before the album, but the full release of the album brought us this song's best bar, and it isn't even said by Q. It's said by one of the main "characters" of the album, his daughter Joy. This may be one of the most adorable bars of the year, but Q didn't really think so afterwards. Either way, Joy makes more appearances in lyrics and videos, and delivers one of Oxy's Top 5 bars
Some might hold an argument that this is the most complex bar on the whole album. While Q plays on the title of his project this happens to be a living definition of an oxymoron: something that contradicts itself. In this world with the violence in it, and the fact we had to be brought into it, in the end we will all die. No if, ands, or buts. We are living to die, an oxymoron, but Q will make sure he will make our time pretty damn enjoyable with his music
One of the deepest tracks on the album, Q opens up to us about his drug use, from popping pills to finally calling it quits on his lean sipping days. He has been an avid drug user, but it had finally been tearing at him for too long. Throughout all of this, the pain had him ducking calls from his rocks in life, the only two women he loved unconditionally. The pain not only affected his personal life but him physically as well, with him going through withdraws. While Schoolboy has dealt with pain, made it through it all, and is still a G
With all Q has been through, his Crip days, his rapping days, his drug days, (a lot of those), and his parenting days, he's been there and done that by now. He's been through Hell and back, so he isn't gonna stop for nothing. Schoolboy will keep on trucking to provide for his daughter and keep his crew at the top notch in life
So what do you have to say users and fans??? We want to hear YOUR opinions down below. Post your favorite bar off of Oxymoron and tell us what we might have missed and how these, (or those), bars came across to you!
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