[Verse 2: Earl Sweatshirt] Super Rich Kids by Frank Ocean (Ft. Earl Sweatshirt)

Earl’s use of assonance here is excellent and it creates a great sounding verse.

Close your eyes for what you can’t imagine; we are the xany gnashing, caddy smashing, bratty ass; he mad, he snatched his daddy’s Jag
And used the shit for batting practice, adamant and he thrashing
Purchasing crappy grams with half the hand of cash you handed
Panicking, patch me up; Pappy done latch keyed us
Toying with Raggy Anns and mammy done had enough
Brash as fuck, breaching all these aqueducts; don’t believe us
Treat us like we can’t erupt, yup

So much of that aaaa sound. His monotone still serves to convey the bored unimpressed mood that Frank depicts the super rich kids as having.

Earl was high and sick when he recorded this verse:

https://twitter.com/earlxsweat/status/222554131045416961

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[Hook] Pyramids by Frank Ocean

General Song Overview

Pyramids contains two distinct stories told from different perspectives, which take place in two different time periods (namely ancient Egypt and modern day America). The stories are connected by similar story elements, themes, and the Cleopatra motif.

The first part of the story is told by an Egyptian Pharaoh, whose Queen — the historically famous Egyptian ruler Cleopatra — has been reportedly kidnapped. As a response sends out all his powerful forces to get her back.

The first verse likely sees this ruler envisioning a great and powerful future with his strong black Queen — this thought may have occurred before or after Cleopatra went missing.

In the next verse the King has discovered that Cleopatra wasn’t taken against her will — she betrayed their kingdom and ran off with another man. This betrayal marks then end of Cleopatra’s life and of their once-powerful kingdom.

The present-day story then begins (along with a change in the beat), with a man awaking (this may imply that the first part of the song was a dream or at least that we are now in a *new day).

He describes waking up to your girl, which connects him with the Cleopatra-stealing man of the first story. The way he describes the girl suggests that the Pyramid she’s working at tonight is a strip club or some kind of prostitution den.

He then describes his life, which shows him as a moderately successful pimp; Cleopatra is presumably one of his “workers”.

The present-day storyline then continues — but is told from the perspective of a pitiful man who has hired a prostitute. She makes him feel wanted, though he’s an unemployed loser that has to pay for her services. The final line of his story implies that they had a relationship previously, where she actually loved him and he didn’t have to pay for it — connecting him with the cuckolded man of the Ancient Egypt story.

The entire song as a whole spins a rich and complex web of imagery and motif that touches on many topics and themes. Among the most prevalent are betrayal, infidelity, exploitation, and loss of dignity.

It is likely that Frank is exploring the fall of African-American people — from powerful black Kings and Queens to lowly pimps and hookers — through exploitation (by society, the “white man”, etc.), and their own doing

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Like Dominique Dawes, you won't be flipping no different than that Tim Westwood Freestyle by Slaughterhouse

Dominique Dawes is an Olympic Gymnast, performing events such as the Vault & Uneven Bars, which involve alot of flipping.

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Check it, They asking bout my well being, well I been fine
I just did some sets of 50 on the incline
I don't do the games, but if I happen to be into one
Burner to his melon, just my version of temple run
They tell me im crazy, they say that Joe's off
But I ain't tryna rap wit new ideas using old thoughts
The whole premise of they argument is so forced
So what that say for you, if you concluded that wit no cause
That's just some lil truth for you no it alls
Nigga I can roof a bowling ball
I make a mirror change his point of view
And won't always show wit his face depends on who its pointed to
Now a bunch of groupie niggas want to join the crew
Models want to join the pool, it's funny what some coins will do
My regular sex'll be a porn to ya'll
Its wierd since I never fucked none of my friends porno stars
Wait..Forgot about that night up in the fountain blue
Decapitate that other bar, head I wasn't counted dude
When its normal for you, you ain't gotta play to win
Im more concern with how, uh (breath)
I took a break for a sec, I'm done chilling
Thought I lost my hunger, kind of had this numb feeling
Haters say I'm wack, paint me as this one villain
But I'll be nice longer than they gon be unwilling nigga!
Now I'm only chasing bills hard
You won't understand it 'til you face the right pill charge
Worry free cause my lawyer get it crunk
Told me i'd get time serve without ever hitting a bunk
I dont bother with a Glock
Or haven't since I parted from the block
But if duke talking crazy then he'll do it to a cartridge full of shots
Find his body in a river down in Austin won't matter if his father is a doc
Tim Westwood Freestyle by Slaughterhouse

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Theme song to my supplier, plays in the key of a ki, I'm like a messiah
Crossed with the Wire, rapping around the Boardwalk Empire
Who brought their Bibles? This the Christ chapter
I'm sick enough to take my life then take your life after
Don't take me light or play me light, we two of the same
God melted the Rubic's cube into fluid and threw it into my intuitive brain
I'm eating food for moving music in the gratuitous lane
Been through twice, now I'm running through until I'm through with the game
You can find me under a black cloud, I'm a dark star
Only thing I hate worse than a mark is a marked car
I climb mountains like Marvin Gaye and Tammy Terrell
You could put a face on my style: it'd be Samuel Cassell's
I switch the fire up like I am a tranny from Hell
What I got in my hand right now will remind you of Stanley Burrell
Cause it's the hammer, the cannon, you can dance with the shells
My pet peeves are granny panties and planning to fail
I'm a heavyweight, I'm catastrophic
When I set it like Farenheit 911, meditate 'til the Levees break
I tar and feather featherweights until my 'fetti straight
The Mac 11 to crack your melon and give your ass spaghetti face
You ever looked inside some dying eyes?
You'll see surprise and realize there's no denying God
When was the last time that you heard that the "I" in "try"?
Ryan vibes like cyanide, I am proud
To say that I've evolved, there's only one "I" in defying odds
Small-time areas, parishes, everytime the giant cries
Who y'all respect is probably cross-dressing
Your favorite MC can probably find hisself, vibing to my Lost Sessions
I'm legendary
Tim Westwood Freestyle by Slaughterhouse

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Then beat them with the sticks from the cross that they hung Christ with West Coast Eclipse by Hopsin

Second, he uses some sticks from Jesus' crucifiction, oh god.

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I'm robbing you, with a Osama Bin Laden turban West Coast Eclipse by Hopsin

He will steal everything you have sporting one of these.

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It's watered down more than New Orleans during a hurricane West Coast Eclipse by Hopsin

Referring to Hurricane Katrina, which caused alot of flooding, so New Orleans was ‘watered down.’ Just like the style of the rappers he’s talking about.

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In VIP dem bottle popping do it B.I.G Love This Life by T.I.

Double Entendre :

  1. T.I’s in the VIP Lounge drinking & living life large.
  2. Reference to Biggie’s (Notorious B.I.G) nickname Big Poppa.

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Every morning when I wake up, uh, money on my mind The Recipe by Kendrick Lamar (Ft. Dr. Dre)

First thing that he thinks about when he wakes up is money. Which isn’t suprising considering he has a net worth of over 300 Million.

Maybe ‘YC’ can get him on a remix of ‘Racks on Racks’

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