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Kanye West: Power Meaning


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Power Lyrics

I'm livin' in the 21st century, doin' something mean to it
Do it better than anybody ya ever seen do it
Screams from the haters, got a nice ring to it
I guess every superhero need his theme music

No one man should have all that power
The clock's...

  1. anonymous
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    Jul 16th 2020 report

    The song is mostly a double entendre for fame and power distribution. The first verse has a hidden massage about the stereotypes of good and evil. The second verse is a painting of Ye. The third verse is a painting of how the public sees Kanye- a caricature. The last verse is him coming to terms with his own mortality. The outro is an emotional expression of all the above.

  2. anonymous
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    Oct 28th 2019 report

    Power controls those who lack it

  3. anonymous
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    Oct 28th 2017 report

    It's a metaphor for cocaine. Lol

    This interpretation has been marked as poor. view anyway
  4. grimreaper
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    Oct 4th 2011 report

    i think he was talking about the then yet to come Arab uprising; and how close it was to come. the uprising was cleverly and secretly instigated by the U.S Ghaddafi wasn't crazy saying the people may have been drugged; it's a possibility.

  5. anonymous
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    Jun 20th 2011 report

    this song kind of confuses me i can understand what the one guy is talking about with the chorus and new world order. However the verses make it seem like hes saying 'I Don't care what people say, fuck them.'

    also h=this was the definition for schizoid

    Psychology . of or pertaining to a personality disorder marked by dissociation, passivity, withdrawal, inability to form warm social relationships, and indifference to praise or criticism.
    Informal . of or pertaining to schizophrenia or to multiple personality.

    This makes me think hes saying hes crazy,

    actually now that im thinking it he says 'I got the Power' so maybe hes saying hes a crazy asshole with alot of power? idk either way i love this song

  6. anonymous
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    Jan 2nd 2011 report

    this song is about how the government only has power and we will see later on. this theory is known as nwo new world order which means power behind the throne. when he says no man should have all that power clocks ticking im just counting the hour he means wait its gonna happen you just wait. most rappers hide it like eminem's song lose yourself it hides it well but it says as we move toward a new world order they are very shady rappers these rappers and singers include, jay z, kayne west, rihanna, eminem. if you are looking for a real rapper that knows the truth listen to nas he is great. jay z is the worst he is a sinner and worships satan he calls him self j hova which is the name of jesus jehovah which calling yourself jesus is a sin. the world is creepy dont trust anyone dont trust advertisers like disney for sure.

  7. peteyxiong
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    Sep 24th 2010 report

    He's saying that I'm on top. So what if I'm doing this or that it doesn't mean anything. People think he's a bad person.

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