Now they just rot up, arms caught in the sink Fish by Tyler The Creator

Tyler gets so many girls/catches so many fish that he doesn’t know what to do with them. He leaves them in his house where they “rot”

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When it comes to the perfection of my shit, I know you smell the French by Tyler The Creator (Ft. Hodgy Beats)

His “shit” is his music. It’s so perfect, that you literally smell the “shit”, as if from a rectum (anus)

You might also call a perfectionist “anal retentive”

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A chance is all I'm really asking for
Give me one, I promise I'll be back for more
Luper by Earl Sweatshirt

Earl promises that if the girl gives him one chance to impress her, she’ll be inviting him to be with her more often

Earl lets her known that even though he’s only asking for one chance right now, he’s going to be persistent in the future

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D-low where's the trigger, I'll let this bullet play hero.. bang Inglorious by Tyler The Creator

Like Notorious B.I.G. at the conclusion of his classic debut album Ready to Die, Tyler contemplates suicide. Unlike Biggie, he at first decides not to, claiming that “he’s over it”, meaning the depression that comes from not having a father

The album then ends with an ambiguous “BANG”. This represents Tyler “killing” the “bastard” side of him. He no longer wants to be an emo kid depressed about his daddy issues. Tyler has often talked about artistic progression, so presumably he is now ready for the next step…

Goodbye Bastard, say hello to Goblin

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When the cold blood swarms in my veins Inglorious by Tyler The Creator

Being “cold blooded” is an expression for being unfeeling and emotionally empty

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Pushing keys like them niggas that were banging on the keys Inglorious by Tyler The Creator

Drug rappers “push keys” sell drugs, like musicians play the piano. Tyler idolizes rappers like Pusha T from Clipse, as well as musicians like frequent Clipse producers The Neptunes

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Rap about the shit they cooking in the kitchen Inglorious by Tyler The Creator

Tyler is a big fan of rap duo Clipse, who often rap about cooking crack

This didn’t make Tyler want to cook crack, but did make him want to tell stories with his music

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I fuck with chord keys
Cause the sound lasts longer, bass drummer song
And a hi-hat made of plastic, nigga's sound is elastic
Jack and the Beanstalk by Tyler The Creator

Tyler’s beats often feature heavy chords; apparently he likes their deep, lingering sound. He also likes fairly deep bass and snapping drums

Also, Tyler actually fucks with KORG keys, coming from popular KORG synthesizers which he uses throughout all of Bastard.

KORG presets have a long release, meaning once he lets go of the note(s), the sound continues to drift on, giving him a certain vibe.

his hi-hats are being triggered from a plastic MIDI keyboard most likely, and his sound is elastic due to the interchangeable/customizable aspects of MIDI notes in beat production.

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(It's gold) The beat's a fucking bully
(Go home) The lyric's just a punk, man
Jack and the Beanstalk by Tyler The Creator

Most rappers claim to “beat the beat up”, but Tyler is more modest about his rhyme skills (and he made the beat himself). He, the punk, is being pushed around by the beat

Also, the first two lines: ‘'GOLD’‘ means condom wrappers…but now he means his music

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You're a gold Oscar and I'm just actin' Sarah by Tyler The Creator

The Academy Awards, nicknamed the Oscars, is an annual awards ceremony for the movie industry. Tyler is just a regular actor, and thus can’t win a prestigious Oscar (represented by Sarah). He’s not good enough at pretending that he doesn’t just want to fuck

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