But they won't fight the school for teaching the babies lies Twitter Rant by Jay Electronica

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What I give a fuck about a racist, a sexist regime?
My dreams was raised as a death wish
Friends and Snakes by Kembe X 5

In a world full of discrimination, the odds are set against Kembe; he wasn’t supposed to achieve his dreams

Kembe dropped a similar line on “Pretty Lights”:

And all I conjure up when I get lost in the gunsmoke, a deathwish
I’m just young broke and selfish

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#4 Louisville 69 - #8 Kentucky 74 2014 Tournament Bracket by NCAA Basketball Men Div I

In a very physical, hard-fought game, Louisville just couldn’t hold on. Both teams played exceptionally, but Kentucky played exceptionally at the right time (that is, the last minute) while Louisville missed some big opportunities.

UK led for all of 65 seconds in the game, taking the lead for the final time with 36 seconds left on the clock on a huge Aaron Harrison three. Five points and a block during a 7-0 Kentucky run culminating in a tie ballgame with 2:11 left from mercurial sophomore Alex Poythress were pivotal in Kentucky’s win.

In the losing effort, Louisville still played one of its best games of the year, with Russ Smith playing his first good game of the NCAA Tournament pouring in 23 points, Luke Hancock staying hot with 19 points on just 9 shots, and Montrezl Harrel racking up 15 points and 8 rebounds against competition that had a couple inches on him. However, Kentucky had four players — Julius Randle, Dakari Johnson, and both Harrison twins — with 14 or 15 points, highlighted by Randle’s standard double-double and a breakthrough effort by Dakari.

Possibly the most telling statistic of the game is Kentucky, who struggled for most of the year with free-throws, going 22-27 from the line; while Louisville shot just 13-23 from the line (Russ Smith, who shot 76% from the stripe in college career, went just 4 of 10).

Ultimately, Kentucky simply played in top form down the stretch, and are sure to be tough to beat for the rest of the tournament.

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I came here to do it big for my state, The King Speaks by Big KRIT

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Big KRIT puts on for his home state. He’s got it tatted on his wrist, his most frequent collaborator is also from Mississippi, and often references the state in his music. With how big KRIT grows to be in the years after this mixtape, he certainly has “done it big” for his state

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Nigga we made it from slaves on a slaveship
Live from the cotton fields, straight to the spaceship
We Made It Freestyle by Jay Z (Ft. Jay Electronica)

Despite the black man’s history in America as a slave (or perhaps strengthened by it), Jay is always looking forward into a future in the skies

There is a long tradition, to which Jay E alludes here, of Afrofuturism — most prominently featured in music by acts like Sun Ra and George Clinton

Also a likely ode to Levar Burton who played the slave Kunta Kinte on Roots.

Then played Geordi La Forge on Star Trek.

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#5 St. Louis 51 - #4 Louisville 66 2014 Tournament Bracket by NCAA Basketball Men Div I

This game — particularly the first half — was ugly, on both sides for both teams. St. Louis went oh-for-fourteen from three (ouch) — thanks to Pitino implementing a new defense for the Billikens specifically to guard the three — and turned the ball over 18 times (ouch) — thanks to Louisville’s trademark smothering press

On the other side, Russ Smith mailed in another underwhelming game, shooting 3 of 10 from the field for just 11 points and turning the ball over 7 times (although he did have 7 assists). Montrezl delivered with another double-double despite only shooting 4 of 9 from the field; and Cool Hand Luke once again made the difference, hitting 4 three’s and scoring 21 points

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Obamacare won't heal all that anguish We Made It Freestyle by Jay Z (Ft. Jay Electronica)

Not a shot at Obamacare — Jay is simply saying that no matter how much health care you have, you won’t be fully healed because it goes deeper than the flesh

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March 30th, 2014

Refer to the analysis of the line “From Salomon to Sambo to Django,” where it states that the history of blacks is riddled with trauma and terror. This line does refer to the palliative effects of Obamacare: even if you do have health care, your wounds won’t heal entirely.

The line “all that anguish” is of particular importance here. The song is talking about Jay E. and Jay Z making it as blacks in America, and there is constant reference to blackness in the song. With respect to “healing all that anguish,” Jay Electronica is commenting on those who assume that the terrifying, torturous history of blacks can be held in poor remembrance due to the fact that Obama became the first black president of the United States. Jay E. is commenting on the fact that Obama may be the president, but that does not resolve the issue of contemporary racism (i.e, where racism has become more institutionalized and people still hold certain prejudices against blacks). He uses “Obamacare” because that will be Obama’s landmark in history. Just a suggestion that could have been stated more eloquently.

April 11th, 2014

It’s definitely somewhat of a shot at Obamacare-whether you like it to be or not. Possible reference to the many promises Obama made about the bill, some of which have not been fulfilled.

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I'm the Farrakhan of rap and I get it from the wheel We Made It Freestyle by Jay Z (Ft. Jay Electronica)

Jay has called himself the “Farrakhan of rap” multiple times before, likening himself to the Nation of Islam leader

Above: Jay Electronica & Mos Def meet Minister Louis Farrakhan

When he says he “gets it from the Wheel” he is referring to the Great Motherplane that the Nation of Islam teaches has the Honorable Elijah Muhammad and the Mahdi, Master Fard Muhammad on it. This is where Minister Farrakhan gets his duty from and where Jay gets his rhymes from.

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=mM4EDSBcJnM

He could also be putting reference to The wheels, found on ceilings on Egyptian Tombs.
7 Neters with The egg of metamorphousous aka “The Wheel” on their head that represents a change or resurrection in a sense.

http://youtu.be/jPkX0iOVX18?t=3m41s

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[Verse 1: Jay Electronica] We Made It Freestyle by Jay Z (Ft. Jay Electronica)

Notice how Jay uses the same flow Drake did on the original. There were some rumors that Drake & Jay Electronica made a song together, but who knows…

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#4 Louisville 71 - #13 Manhattan 64 2014 Tournament Bracket by NCAA Basketball Men Div I

This game was like Louisville playing its little brother — that annoying little brother that copies your every move until he’s almost better than you at them

Which makes sense: Manhattan’s coach, Steve Masiello, has worked under Louisville’s coach Rick Pitino as a ball boy, player, and assistant coach. He carried what he learned from Pitino up to Manhattan, completely modeling their game after Pitino’s signature ball

And it showed in this game: Manhattan matched Louisville’s pace — a rare feat — and played them wire to wire. But, ultimately, Louisville — ensured by a steal, a couple free throws, and a couple threes from Cool Hand Luke Hancock in the last few minutes — pulled it out

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