YeezyTaughtYouWell Moderator Contact Listing by Rap Genius 1

Hello all. As you might’ve guessed, Kanye West is what brought me to the magnificence that is Rap Genius. Other favorites include Lupe Fiasco, Kendrick Lamar and Childish Gambino. I also do a fair amount of editing for Rock Genius.

My schedule can be a little hectic, but weekday evenings and Sunday nights are usually the best times to contact me for coaching, user issues or if you just want to chat. PMing me here on the site works best.

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Kanye West “New Slaves” ft. Frank Ocean Top 100 Rap Songs of 2013 by Rap Genius

One of the more interesting facts about “New Slaves” is that Kanye chose to premiere it on Saturday Night Live, a program with which he has had several spats over the years due them lampooning him in their sketches. But doing the illogical and absurd is easy for Kanye, combining the practicalities of getting new music out to a guaranteed wide audience with the sensationalist draw of (temporarily) embracing one’s enemies.

Be sure to check out the Rap Genius breakdown of this song!!!

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Love me, hate me
Say what you want about me
If U Seek Amy by Britney Spears

Part of the reason for the song’s risque content is that Britney was firing shots at all the press and paparazzi who had delighted in her 2007 drug and marital problems — this line is probably pointed at them

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(Lost inside a lonely world where lovers pay the price)
(Your love's in my pocket and your eyes, eyes are in my)
(Eyes in my soul, no one will know it but me)
Suite III Overture by Janelle Monae

A quote from the outro of “Oh Maker,” which gives the strongest foreshadowing of what will transpire in “BaBapByeYa” (which forms the instrumental basis for this overture).

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(Make your way to Wonderland Suite III Overture by Janelle Monae

A sample of “Wonderland,” a track to come in Suite III.

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(Let's leave in an hour, I'm in love)
Oooooo (Sir Greendown)
(Let's leave in an hour)
Suite III Overture by Janelle Monae

Samples of “Sir Greendown,” connecting the album’s previous material to the material to follow.

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[instrumental] Suite III Overture by Janelle Monae

More musical cues from “BaBapByeYa,” appear here.

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[instrumental] Suite III Overture by Janelle Monae

The instrumental quotes heavily from “BaBapByeYa,” the last track of the album.

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(One by one)
(It's your time, lead them both back to one)
(You're the one)
Suite II Overture by Janelle Monae

This snippet from “57821” (actually found in Suite III) is meant to signify the moment when Cindi Mayweather is called to become the revolutionary who desperately needed to bring about unity between humans and cybernetics

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[instrumental medley] Suite II Overture by Janelle Monae

The neat thing about the Suite II and Suite III overtures is that they are little sonic snapshots of the suite as whole (with “Cold War” and “Sir Greendown” being the biggest influences here)

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