Front: Put on a fake or false personality; not keeping it real.
ATOMically, the word is from ancient greek where philosophers like socrates was trying to understand and discover what the smallest thing in the world is and questions like what is everything made of (atoms). That connects to the next line with philosophers and socrates, can´t be a coincident. Also atomically could be heard as automatically which in that sense makes it a double entendre.
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It doesn´t necessarily mean that the goverment will censor/ not show it on TV if a revolution will happen. But that the revolution stars in your head. Heres an interview where speaks about it:
Those intrested in the origin of hip-hop, Hill Scott Heron was one of the forefathers that is more considered spoken word poetry. Nevertheless he influenced the creation of the modern rap as we know it and you can here the resemblance.
Morpheus famously gave Neo two pills to choose between living a lie or get to know the truth. So he literally exposed the fake world.
This is not fake or just bragging about guns, women, money, drugs etc. This is something that touches your soul, old school like Aretha Franklin.
And it can´t be a coincidence with chrissy and the cross as in Chris Cross. So it makes it a word play on Chris Cross as in crossing of someone of his list as in kill (litterally or metaphoricly)
Black sheep is someone who is bad or unlucky. In succeful families there is always a black sheep for example peyton and Eli Manning are world famous football players so is their father, Cooper manning being the only one not famous.
Kendrick has made similiar remarks about himself before:
That mkes it a wordplay on cutting and lobotomy. As said above alzheimers makes you lose you memory til yo can´t remeber anything, yo become almost lifeless. Compare able to someone who is lobotomiest.
A continuing on the last song The Gates. A firefighter who went to hell for his sins. Thats why the fir is not on the roof.
Refering to Nas and Jay Z that he had conversations with.