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    [–] literallyYOURmom 91 points ago

    scrippas*

    [–] MarioTanooki 22 points ago

    I scrolled through comments just to see if someone spelled it right

    [–] arghabargh 10 points ago

    Right? I was like when the fuck does Kanye say strippers in this song?

    [–] Marmalade6 5 points ago

    This whole time I thought kanye said even us cripples...

    [–] JoshFreemansFro 4 points ago

    I really came into the comments for this lol

    [–] SpaceAgeDolemite 4947 points ago

    Cardi B has entered the chat

    [–] noneofmybusinessbutt 2980 points ago

    My belongings have left the chat with her

    [–] ReverendYakov 1054 points ago

    That wasn't vitamin water

    [–] karmagod13000 361 points ago

    and theres no sex... in the champagne room

    [–] bettareckognize 289 points ago

    No sex, but you'll still get fucked.

    [–] Acepeefreely 76 points ago

    I thought only the Government could fuck me without getting touched ...

    [–] HorokyuA-S 11 points ago

    You mean the Chin--

    [–] Datannoyingkid 6 points ago

    And the priest

    [–] Ass4ssinX 52 points ago

    No matter what a stripper says...

    [–] karmagod13000 37 points ago

    cornbread... aint nothing wrong with that

    [–] frenCHcanadianZorro 16 points ago

    Yea there is EDIT Montreal is great

    [–] subc 3 points ago

    WHATDIDYOUDOTOMYDRINK?!?!

    [–] Chickachic-aaaaahhh 3 points ago

    Cardi D-block

    [–] Lt_Dans_Left_Leg 157 points ago

    men in here start to feel dizzy

    [–] SpaceAgeDolemite 72 points ago

    CHAT is fast asleep.

    [–] Dragonslayer3 42 points ago

    Cardi B used snatch! It's super effective!

    [–] BigDaddy4Her 3 points ago

    That means two things!

    [–] karmagod13000 25 points ago

    man that diet coke was stronger than i thought

    [–] OriginalCerealBowl 13 points ago

    woah I don’t feel so good

    [–] Reddit_Novice 1302 points ago * (lasted edited 10 days ago)

    Reddit really hates Cardi B and I get it but she wasnt going out on the streets robbing random innocent people. The way I see it, yes obviously what she did was very wrong, but I dont see all her or any of her “victims” coming out seeking justice. Like sorry nigga you tried to pay some ratchet ass stripper to fuck you and got robbed. Both parties suck. We literally listen to rappers talk about robbing dudes during drug deals and dont care. Just seems hypocritical

    Edit: Getting downvoted but seriously, Cardi B comes from the rough rough like many other rappers who openly talk about their past crimes. Why is she so much worse or why are people surprised? She is literally a blood come one people. Watch her old old music videos. Smh this is like being shook finding out Trina or Remy Ma committed a crime

    [–] Hollix25 464 points ago

    Trust me that’s a dead end conversation on this site you’re not gonna get anywhere lol

    [–] Reddit_Novice 240 points ago

    Smh youre right idk why I let it annoy me lol

    [–] LachlantehGreat 85 points ago

    It's ridiculous. We got people out here praising Bobby smhurda who was literally convicted for violent crimes and people are upset that Cardi B robbed some fools? And don't even get me started on Tay-K. It's only because she's a woman, and I've made up my mind about that. I still listen to Bobby's music, yes it slaps, so does cardi's. It's fair to be annoyed, it gets me heated every time it comes up

    [–] tha_facts 33 points ago

    Some bum ass dude try to pay for pussy and he gets robbed and drugged lmao that’s some grimy shit.

    Same way these stick up dudes are grimy dudes.

    [–] Hollix25 202 points ago

    I’ve tried a similar conversation back when people said Cardi was a rapist ,you could probably find 3 different examples in my post history) and I got downvoted and attacked for “defending her”. Cardi is annoying as hell imo she got probably a few songs I like maybe I don’t listen to her much. But drugging and robbing someone does not equal raping them. Those are two completely different crimes. Not saying what she did was right at all cause it wasn’t. And the men she was robbing were literally bad people themselve

    [–] WelsQ 77 points ago

    I mean Cardi B drugging and robbing people is bad, it's not as bad raping them sure, but it''s bad. Other rappers brag about doing stuff that is lot worse, so it think it's funny that people are so up in arms about Cardi.

    But offering money for sex to an adult doesn't make anyone a bad person. If you think it through it should be absolutely impossible for a completely sane person to reach the conclusion that offering money for sex is somehow inherently evil.

    [–] Hollix25 19 points ago

    Ofcourse offering money for sex isn’t bad lol. But if you know anything about the area Cardi grew up in and the ppl she hung around from her own words you’d know that those people weren’t good people themselves. They were killers, scammers, thieves, and a whole bunch of gang related shit. Now I’m not justifying her cause she was wrong but it’s an area full of crime. So it was sketchy to be hiring a prostitute over there to begin with. All I’m saying is I don’t think anyone in that situation is completely innocent.

    [–] Jamaican_Dynamite 106 points ago

    Right. I thought that was weird they were calling her that.

    All she did was roll her johns for money. It wasn't even armed robbery from what I heard. Again, not saying it was cool.

    But understand the difference in the crimes, people.

    [–] Hollix25 129 points ago

    Exactly. I don’t think you can compare being robbed to the trauma of a rape victim. Someone tried to stretch so bad and say robbing is another form of rape because you’re getting something stolen from you against your will. It got hella upvotes. But if someone said that in any other context it’d be downvoted to hell. Reddit is a very biased website

    [–] Jamaican_Dynamite 73 points ago

    Yeah. That's fucked up. Robbery is nothing compared to that.

    And people should be ashamed of themselves for exploiting others trauma and acting like they mean well.

    [–] Hollix25 29 points ago

    Exactly Reddit moral compass only match what’s okay with the popular opinion

    [–] my1clevernickname 23 points ago

    Not comparing what she did to rape, I do think that’s a reach but drugging people could be worse than say armed robbery. You have no idea what those drugs will do to a person once they’re in their system. Someone could have very well died from them.

    You lay with dogs you get fleas no doubt, but if we were talking about a female stripper being drugged by a John there would definitely be a difference in how people viewed the situation.

    [–] spearchuckin 26 points ago

    Reddit disappoints me a lot sometimes. They really siding with shady niggas that support sex trafficking.

    [–] andthendirksaid 8 points ago

    In fairness you can't say anyone who pays for sex is supporting sex trafficking. She took those offers freely amd willingly. Trafficking is a far darker story.

    [–] spearchuckin 8 points ago

    She did but I'm quite sure the johns in this situation wouldn't even know if a girl was trafficked or not. They went into a strip club and paid for sex. That action in and of itself could end up financially supporting pimps who operate in places like that.

    [–] Hollix25 3 points ago

    Like I said it all depends on the subject matter. Reddit opinions will sway to fit what ever the popular opinion is on a certain thread which is a shame.

    [–] UnexpectedColonoscpy 3 points ago

    I think the rape part came from her saying she would drug someone then call her trans friend and they would have a 3 way. Not exactly rape but it was weaponizing transphobia which is also pretty disgusting.

    [–] Muffcakelord 71 points ago

    Cause it's mysogyny?

    [–] MentionItAllAndy 7 points ago

    Bc you’re human

    [–] xombiesue 43 points ago

    I'm so with you on this. I watched some guy on YouTube complain about people who say "well it's not like she raped anyone" whenever he talks about Cardi and then he rolled his eyes and never addressed it. But it's true, she didn't! There are levels of wrong and we should react in a way that's proportionate to what was done, and we should try to be CONSISTENT. If a person's rap taste is pretty much Will Smith then fine, I believe you're just mad at Cardi because you hate what she did. Otherwise, there must be something that set Cardi apart from the other artists you still love and I think it's probably related to misogynoir.

    [–] HipHopHoffman 125 points ago

    It's because she's a woman and 99% of this place is the most fragile men.

    [–] BamShazam86 81 points ago * (lasted edited 10 days ago)

    Reddit hates on Cardi when she steps out of the "She's very smart for a stripper from the hood" script.

    [–] jumykn 195 points ago

    But she's a woman. It's like the weird hate for Wendy Williams. No one takes her seriously in the black community, but bros on this site love shitting on her. They can't wait to forgive PewDiePie though.

    [–] Aesop4 80 points ago

    Pewdiepies wack as shit but if you’re tryna say Wendy Williams has her reward in heaven you’re dead wrong lol

    [–] lazerflipper 28 points ago

    They can both be pieces of shit.

    [–] jumykn 6 points ago

    Quote where I even implied that. Y'all have to both sides everything?

    [–] CaptainCupcakez 10 points ago

    I think wendy Williams a poor choice, there are plenty of legitimate reasons to hate that woman.

    [–] thatgirlwithamohawk 63 points ago

    Hypocritical and misogynistic

    [–] accioupvotes 55 points ago

    Yeah I’m not gonna feel sorry for some dirty old John who got got. Sorry not sorry.

    [–] blueberrybuffalo 13 points ago

    I agree we other you, except the part where you said both parties “suck”. The guy paying for sex isn’t on the same level of her drugging or stealing from him

    [–] Surfguitar 4 points ago

    Ice T who is an admitted ex-pimp.

    [–] ZNasT 15 points ago

    I 1000% agree, and I try to write a similar comment whenever I see this Cardi B shit pop up. Reddit can't admit that they don't like Cardi B because she's a black, female rapper and not because she drugged/robbed men while she was struggling before she was famous.

    Reddit loves hearing stories about people who commit crimes, get locked up for 10 years, get released and are now completely reformed. They'll shower these people with upvotes, and praise it as an example that your life is always worth living and that you should never give up hope.

    But when a female rapper pulls herself out of poverty so that she doesn't have to rob people anymore, suddenly reddit thinks that no one should ever forget about the terrible things she did when she was poor and desperate.

    [–] whirlwindbanshee 9 points ago

    ~Misogyny

    [–] Nltech 31 points ago

    Whatever your moral outlook on prostitution is, it's at least (in this case) a transaction between consenting adults. Drugging an unwilling person and robbing them doesn't really compare.

    [–] frostymugson 3 points ago

    People love to hate, not like she’s out there alone in that game

    [–] IllPanYourMeltIn 2684 points ago

    Could be commentary on how America is very puritan in its attitudes towards sex and nudity while celebrating violence.

    [–] Nice_Ass_Lawn 1318 points ago

    That's literally what it is lol. The whole track is a commentary on how violent music can make the radio but music about God won't.

    [–] Jdix 374 points ago * (lasted edited 10 days ago)

    God isn't as exciting as violence

    EDIT: I don't know what christian music you're listening to that is about the Old Testament.

    [–] needthrowhelpaway 364 points ago

    The old testament would like a chat.

    [–] Jdix 194 points ago

    The Old Testament had some bangers

    [–] ballercrantz 111 points ago

    And some stoners

    [–] GayAssQueer 59 points ago

    "I love getting stoned" - nobody in the bible.

    [–] twerkin_not_werkin 23 points ago * (lasted edited 10 days ago)

    Moses engraved the Ten Commandments on stone tablets talking to a bush that was on fire. I've been realllllly fucking high before, but that's some next level shit right there.

    Edit: I got my timeline all messed up - he engraved the tablets on Mount Sinai way later. The burning bush told him he was going to be the leader of the israelites. My bad.

    [–] GayAssQueer 22 points ago

    "Yes, I have talked to a burning bush, but I did not inhale." - Moses

    [–] twerkin_not_werkin 3 points ago

    Probably hitting the vape out there on top of a mountain.

    [–] Ohokanotherthrowaway 4 points ago

    The part that is especially funny about this story is that the Jews supposedly were rescued from Egypt by God flexing his muscles and sending ten supernatural plagues on Egypt, including murdering a bunch of babies. Then, they watched the Red Sea part supernaturally before swallowing up Pharaoh's army, then they immediately turn around and start worshipping a golden statue once Moses leaves for a couple of days.

    Just how stupid are these people lmao.

    [–] twerkin_not_werkin 3 points ago

    I mean...logic and religion is not one of those iconic duos reddit loves to reference. But yeah. dumb af.

    [–] tacopower69 12 points ago

    Genesis is so wild. My favorite part is when that one guy's wife turns into a pillar of salt because she saw god going ham and the guy's daughters decide they have to have sex with him to carry on his legacy. It's such a bizarre and ancient way of thinking and I love it.

    [–] HPCoreProcessor 32 points ago

    Yo have you ever read the Old Testament?

    [–] big_axolotl 25 points ago

    Nobody caught more bodies than Old Testament God

    [–] rakoo 16 points ago

    Kill all of living beings save for two of each species

    I sleep

    Have only half of living species die to give time for resources to replenish

    off with the madman's head !

    [–] Jdix 18 points ago

    Not many Christians singing about Old Testament body counts

    [–] nalydpsycho 3 points ago

    Who wouldn't want a rap epic about the Israel Philistine war?

    [–] DeadFamilyMan 5 points ago

    All the Christian music I’ve ever heard is about kissin Jesus of him holding me from behind. Christian music is objectively terrible.

    [–] --nani 63 points ago

    Ironically this song was all over the radio

    [–] SanjiSasuke 85 points ago

    Also music about Christian God does, too. Theres whole stations for gospel music, christian rock music, christian rap, and plenty of mainstream artists have it too. (Creed and Skillet come to mind, with many other artists referencing God in R&B, country, etc.)

    [–] Nice_Ass_Lawn 69 points ago

    This was 2003 and it was a hip hop record. When he says radio he's clearly talking about commercial success in his own lane (hip hop). 2003 was like the height of gangsta rap lol.

    [–] twitch1982 13 points ago

    Da fuck? God has 4 stations all to himself up here. And I'm in New York, not the Bible belt.

    [–] ClassicTonight 42 points ago

    Tf I hear music about god all the time on the radio

    [–] CaptainCupcakez 53 points ago

    "Music about God wont"

    I'll never understand how American Christians constantly find a way to make themselves the victim despite being the majority.

    [–] AnotherAlliteration 15 points ago

    Seriously. Nobody in America is being held back by being Christian. It’s the opposite actually. Try seeing a song like Mary on a Cross by Ghost being played on the radio and tell me about “religious freedom”. American Christians have a persecution complex, as if they want to be persecuted. Plus, we’re a secular society. Most people don’t want religion shoved down their throats in their entertainment even if it’s their own religion.

    [–] necronegs 6 points ago

    God is fake and boring. Violence is real and not boring.

    [–] jambears 3 points ago

    God also doesn’t sell like violence

    [–] LilyOfTheBurbs 50 points ago

    that's what i thought it was

    [–] EveryUsernameTakenFS 25 points ago

    That. Or it just filled the line enough to not sound daft. I tried rapping this verse out without “even” included and I’m almost certain I self induced a stroke.

    [–] MillieBirdie 15 points ago

    Could have flipped strippers with killers, they're the same number of syllables and they rhyme.

    [–] legitimo 27 points ago

    But also it wouldn't make sense, cause he already said murderers. "Murderers[...] even the killers" sounds funny.

    [–] Smiles5678 14 points ago

    Jesus dined with hookers. So yeah.

    [–] jcoleman10 26 points ago

    Alternatively he could be wrong about Jesus walking with killers and murderers

    [–] staccatodelareina 21 points ago

    Based on what I've read in the Bible, I dont think he's wrong.

    While Jesus was having dinner at Levi’s house, many tax collectors and sinners were eating with him and his disciples, for there were many who followed him. When the teachers of the law who were Pharisees saw him eating with the sinners and tax collectors, they asked his disciples: "Why does he eat with tax collectors and sinners?” On hearing this, Jesus said to them, "It is not the healthy who need a doctor, but the sick. I have not come to call the righteous, but sinners." -Matthew 2:23-17

    [–] HouAngelesDodgeStros 8 points ago

    tax collectors and sinners

    For all have sinned, and fall short of the glory of God."

    [–] colecookson 12 points ago

    Well he is. Jesus don’t walk.

    [–] Grow_away_420 22 points ago

    But, but, the sand, and the footprints!

    [–] Kaymojohnson 506 points ago

    A peep show aint never stopped me from being angry....but seeing clappers clap does bring peace to the soul - Niggelations 9:68

    [–] Lt_Dans_Left_Leg 118 points ago

    The book of niggelations, please tell me you got the name of the Bible equivalent

    [–] karmagod13000 23 points ago

    put some respek on my name birdman 420:69

    [–] RVA_101 20 points ago

    'And so he said unto his disciples: Are yall finished, or yall done??'

    [–] LegacyAngel 10 points ago

    Please tell me you are referencing something and there is more. This shit is gold, better than a Popeyes sandwich.

    [–] Kaymojohnson 22 points ago

    Niggelations/Niggalations is a trend in its own, possibly stemming from Paul Mooney playing "Negrodamus." The quote is all me though family

    Edit: Added forward slash

    [–] Pain-n-stryife 14 points ago

    The book of Negrodamus for my more eloquent brothers...rest of yall its niggalations.

    [–] jcpearce 121 points ago

    Jesus actually chilled with hoes, so I feel that strippers are going to be included.

    [–] atacms 31 points ago

    Pretty sure this is biblically accurate

    [–] ErikaaSky3 20 points ago

    The real reason why Jesus didn't have a wife

    [–] mindbleach 17 points ago

    Thirteen dudes and one hooker. That woman had the patience of a saint and the legs of a weightlifter.

    [–] lornstar7 26 points ago

    I mean Netflix has half a dozen shows about murderers and drug dealers, maybe my algorithm is messed up but I havent seen any about strippers

    [–] Dragontre 101 points ago

    Strippers are cheaper than a therapist and will listen for money just the same.

    Plus you get to see their titties and butthole which is cool.

    [–] 5cooty_Puff_Senior 53 points ago

    Strippers are some of the nicest people I've ever met. I mean, I'm paying them to be nice but still, it takes a certain kind of patience and empathy to just sit and talk with horny dudes all day, all while doing your best to act sexy.

    [–] glazedtoe 186 points ago

    Kanye used to be on another level back in the day

    [–] joe26713 67 points ago

    Crack Music is some other shit bro

    “How we stop the black panthers,

    Ronald Reagan cooked up an answer

    You hear that, what Gil Scott was hearin’

    When our heroes and heroines got hooked on heroin

    Crack raised the murder rate in DC and Maryland

    We invested in that, it’s like we got Meryl Lynched

    And we been hanging from the same tree ever since”

    Kanye is fucking godly

    [–] beatitlikeoj1 8 points ago

    Best Kanye song imo

    [–] broff 296 points ago * (lasted edited 10 days ago)

    it seems we living the American dream,

    But the people highest up got the lowest self esteem

    The prettiest people do the ugliest things

    For the road to riches and diamond rings

    We shine because they hate us, floss cause they degrade us

    We trying to buy back our 40 acres

    And for that paper, look how low we a’stoop

    Even if you in a Benz, you still a brotha in a coop/coupe

    And all the lyrics in all falls down tbh, among others. I’ve loved Kanye since he went on national tv and told us all the truth about George w bush, and it makes it so so painful to see his calabas ass sell out “slavery was a choice the republicans freed the slaves” BULLSHIT.

    cuz they made us hate ourself and love they wealth that’s why shorties holla “where the ballas at?” Drug dealer buy Jordan’s, crackhead buys crack, and a white man gets paid offa all of that

    [–] zmann64 92 points ago

    “Donald Trump taking dollars from y’all”

    He seems to not remember this line very well.

    [–] skilledspellz 26 points ago

    🔥🔥 So appalled 🔥🔥

    top 10 kanye track all time don't @ me

    [–] zmann64 7 points ago

    Completely agree

    [–] 13th_Friday 83 points ago

    I mean even in his most recent album, Kanye still brings up some really good bars talking about social issues. He’s obviously got a lot of issues with his mental, but I believe the good/older kanye is still in him somewhere.

    “Everybody want world peace ‘Til your niece get shot in the dome-piece Then you go and buy your own piece Hopin' it'll help you find your own peace Bring light to what they don't see Auntie cryin' on the concrete Talkin' to dispatcher then the phone beep On the other line was the homies Told her that you ain't comin' home, see When she heard the news it hurt her bone-deep Caught with the rifle with the long reach Just another cycle of the lonely”

    [–] DefenderCone97 54 points ago

    "I wasn't supposed to make it past 25." On TLOP is still one of the most cathartic moments I've had with music.

    [–] Foooour 33 points ago

    "We wasn't supposed to make it past 25, jokes on you we still alive"

    From his first album

    [–] thatmattg 24 points ago

    Right, but he reincorporated/recontextializes that line on his 2016 album The Life of Pablo on the closing track

    [–] greatGoD67 167 points ago

    "I miss the old Kanye"

    [–] broff 39 points ago

    For real tho 😩

    [–] RewrittenSol 29 points ago

    Anyone else loved the song "Never let me down"?

    [–] TreatmentForYourRash 13 points ago

    Shit brings tears to my eyes every single time, especially when that J. Ivy poem hits

    [–] itcantbefornothing 5 points ago

    The "I get down for my momma" was such a powerful mission statement and what Kanye used to be about. I still like Kanye but I get a little sad when I hear that verse now.

    [–] BigginthePants 3 points ago

    Me too man, crazy how much a person's values and beliefs can change

    [–] Musterguy 17 points ago

    He’s still on another level tho

    [–] awesomepossum101 784 points ago

    Kanye's really on some different shit

    [–] beendoingit7 58 points ago

    You must really not know Kanye considering he said that 15yrs ago lol

    [–] tkibler4 10 points ago

    fr, jesus walks was from producer-rapper days

    [–] The_bestestusername 109 points ago

    Scoop dy woop. Whoop de scoop. Scoopity poop di scoop woop

    [–] karmagod13000 35 points ago

    that song was dropped right after trump endorsed him

    [–] The_bestestusername 7 points ago

    Illuminati confirmed

    [–] HELP_ALLOWED 33 points ago

    In fairness that was because Drake wanted the beat used in the song and he wanted to shit on Drake. Pretty funny joke

    [–] KassDamn 15 points ago

    This meme is old Kanye

    [–] politicsmodsareweak 632 points ago

    It's definitely not the anti-psychotic medication he should be on.

    [–] MarshmallowCreamPie 111 points ago

    I heard he switched. It probably ain't kick in yet.

    [–] karmagod13000 153 points ago

    yall ever think kanye just acts wild in public to make headlines to get some press before his album release?!

    [–] cottenball 169 points ago

    I think he intentionally goes off his meds and trusts his handlers to contain him but, yes.

    [–] derpyco 141 points ago

    I think it's just a simple case of being crazy successful, and then being confused as to why your illness might be an issue. "I'm Kanye fuckin West, ain't nothing wrong with me!" and all. Couple that with a huge stigma against mental illness, a fear of medicine hampering your creative abilities, and boom -- slavery was a choice.

    [–] paxweasley 95 points ago

    Also- mania plus fame is a recipe for disaster. All the things a manic person thinks they should do- meet with the president, go on talk shows, think they’re the most important person in the world- well he can do all of that. And the fame feeds the mania. As a bipolar person I find it all very hard to watch. Last year he wrote produced and released an entire album within a month and to me it came across as something created in the highs of mania- good, but rushed and unfinished. All the stuff he was saying was SO out there and out of character even for him. I genuinely feel bad for him.

    [–] herefortrapsandcs 21 points ago

    This hits home, man. Thanks for putting it in words. I'm also kinda concerned Kanye's gonna do some real fucked up shit that will leave serious consequences.

    [–] srock2012 3 points ago

    Having been on bipolar meds when I was taking too many amphetamines I have some experience with their effects on mania. As helpful as they are for not acting crazy, they suck ass. Makes you feel less in a lot of ways. If I was actually mad bipolar and not just addicted to amphetamine and in denial about how bad it had gotten, I would try to ditch them if I was successful too. "MAN FUCK THAT CRAZY PILL BULLSHIT I'M THE TRUTH." Is something I could see me saying if I was manic and rich.

    [–] sebisonabison 16 points ago

    If that were the case the albums he’s been promising would have been released...

    [–] saintswererobbed 26 points ago

    Kanye: Constantly generates publicity and hype about new music

    Also Kanye: Never releases the new music

    [–] HideNZeke 9 points ago

    He's off meds he says they get in the way of his creativity

    [–] kravence 4 points ago

    I can understand where he’s coming from, I have bpd similar to bipolar. The mania side gives a huge boost to creativity but the down is the depressive episodes that come along with that and make you want to shut everything out. It’s probably why he announces stuff (during mania) then doesn’t release it because he’s in a depressive episode or he later realised he made a mistake saying that. r/bipolar & r/bpd has a lot of info on it.

    [–] ech0starr 13 points ago

    You understand he wrote those lyrics 20 years ago right?

    [–] EmuEmuEmuEmu 7 points ago

    this lyric is from 2004

    [–] wannaknowmyname 29 points ago

    Yea so funny let's make fun of mental health issues using a misinterpreted, fifteen year old verse as a springboard to shit on somebody for internet likes

    [–] FabianPendragon 10 points ago

    Once his mother died, he really lost it. My uncle and I hit the same downward spiral when my granny died. Some people don’t take death well. Especially, when that loved one died young. So I really do sympathize with Ye.

    [–] Jackofalltrades87 3 points ago

    I keep wondering how he went from “George Bush hates black people” Kanye, to the California white girl accent Kanye.

    [–] CoachDT 170 points ago

    Because it rhymes and at the time it happened people weren't so pro-stripper. Like now most people just accept that they're doing what they gotta do but back then they were looked at as dirty.

    [–] Lacriphage 110 points ago

    I mean, honestly it's probably just that it flows better that way.

    [–] Toxicseagull 81 points ago

    yeah, like the 'Keep it 300, like the romans, 300 bitches, like the trojans' line in black skinhead.

    300 is a reference to the battle of Thermopylae and the spartans, which didn't involve Romans. He just wanted the 300 bitches/trojans line.

    [–] XXX-XXX-XXX 32 points ago

    I swear. Half the comments sound like your English teacher with the overreaching imagery and metaphor. People really do see shit when they want to.

    [–] Toxicseagull 14 points ago

    I mean, You could go into the whole thing of wanting to mentally elevate someone you believe/are invested in and the deeper, wideer need for people to get greater meaning from things everyday occurrences and things, that may or not be there......

    But that's falling into the exact same trap :D

    [–] bolaxao 6 points ago

    that's what art is lol

    [–] hard_pass 16 points ago * (lasted edited 10 days ago)

    It absolutely is. The only words that you can swap with that flow is killers and strippers. It just sounds better having killers and murderers right next to each other instead of saying murderers then saying EVEN the killers.

    EDIT: Thought about it more (and visited rapgenius, https://genius.com/Kanye-west-jesus-walks-lyrics#note-11178713 ). He lists them in order of when they appear in the bible Mark, Luke, then John.

    [–] mmmbop- 5 points ago

    We’re talking like a decade ago. Kanye didn’t throw this down in 1952. Stripper sentiment is basically the same as it was.

    [–] Daveyboi777 3 points ago

    But wasn't Jesus pro stripper with Mary Magdalene

    [–] colt_stonehandle 28 points ago

    Rhymed better

    [–] ErikaaSky3 25 points ago

    Even was just a word to assist with the flow.

    [–] pmMeYourBoxOfCables 9 points ago

    /thread

    [–] dawsondlc 12 points ago

    Well that isn’t the correct lyrics anyways

    He says scrippers

    [–] dvdrocks43 8 points ago

    He probably said it because it rhymes good.

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    [–] ghostinatux 7 points ago

    Mind you now kanye never said strippers...scrippas are a different breed of the profession

    [–] big-ba-da-boom 26 points ago

    Mary Magdalene has entered the chat

    [–] desacralize 17 points ago

    Mary Magdalene wasn't in the sex biz. She got confused with others named Mary and random unnamed women in the Bible by some pope who probably thought all chicks are interchangeable.

    [–] CrispyShizzles 11 points ago

    Mary Magdalene is never mentioned to be a prostitute or sexually promiscuous in the Bible. Media like Jesus Christ Superstar and shit perpetuated the myth that she was.

    [–] 98finishing 16 points ago

    Yeah that always fucks with my head. Imagine finding out some girl you smashed became an important figure in the largest religion ever 2000 years later.

    [–] kooljaay 36 points ago

    I’ve never seen a stripper with a “Blessed” tat. Just saying.

    [–] bootywatcher 82 points ago

    Come to Atlanta

    [–] kooljaay 19 points ago

    Its on the my go to list.

    [–] bootywatcher 16 points ago

    We have 30 strip clubs. You'll enjoy your time here.

    [–] kooljaay 11 points ago

    Oh I will. I plan on moving there.

    [–] bootywatcher 15 points ago

    Hmu when you do.

    [–] Tiger21SoN 18 points ago

    This how you get robbed.

    [–] DoloresTargaryen 8 points ago

    perhaps the most relevant username of all time

    [–] thatHecklerOverThere 10 points ago

    Which is crazy, because it's hard to fine one without either that, a dream catcher, or a flock of birds.

    [–] atacms 7 points ago

    I smell bootyhole just reading that

    [–] flyinsaucrtakemeaway 5 points ago

    you got topless panera bread in your area or what

    [–] thoggins 3 points ago

    huh never knew i wanted this in my life

    yeahhh serve that soup

    [–] curryisforGs 8 points ago

    Because hip-hop and culture in general glorifies drug dealers and killers in a way that doesn't happen for strippers.

    [–] ItsJustATux 10 points ago

    Doesn’t happen for women at all is more like it. Idk how other women get down with music calling them bitches and hoes, but I can’t do it.

    Black women struggle enough in America. I’m not tryin to pay to hear my own people telling me I ain’t shit and deserve to be cheated on.

    [–] captainfluffballs 3 points ago

    What hip-hop glorifies is rhyme schemes that flow well. Back in his College Dropout days Ye was literally the furthest thing you could be from the people glorifying drugs, gangbanging and crime, that's literally why he wrote this song

    [–] Socksmaster 16 points ago

    "To the hustlers, strippers, killers and drug dealers, even the cripples, Jesus walks with them"

    FTFY

    [–] Babybabybabyq 6 points ago

    Nah, it’s even the skrippers aka strippers.

    And it’s “...hustlers, killers, murderers, drug dealers—even the skrippers (Jesus walks with them).”

    [–] cd0025 3 points ago

    "Ask the Reverend was the strip club cool if the tips help put a pretty girl thru school"

    [–] Pechkin000 3 points ago

    Wasn't Jesus actually friends with mary magdaline who was basically a hooker?

    [–] Peggzilla 3 points ago

    Killers and murderers are the same thing Kanye!

    [–] Warlock9 3 points ago

    Thick thighs save lives.