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Kendrick Lamar: A.D.H.D. Meaning

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A.D.H.D. Lyrics

You are, you are, a loner, loner, marijuana, endorphins make you stronger, stronger.


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    Jan 2nd 2013 !⃝

    The concept of the overall song is a person diagnosed with ADHD is going to have a shorter attention span on certain thoughts, conversations, or whatever. They display a sense of apathy characterized by the “fuck that” mentality

    He’s pronouncing “that” the way the British pronounce it, which also sounds like the word “thought”. Referring to how people use drugs as a way to avoid thought. The marijuana, alcohol, painkillers all mess with and retard our thoughts. It’s a social commentary on the mental state of the ever-increasing medicated and apathetic youth

    It’s important to add that he’s not judging them for the “Fuck That” mentality. He’s merely showing the state of his Section 80 generation and highlighting that they are more than anything a PRODUCT of their times


    “Fuck that” is also pronounced in a way to sound like he could be saying “Fuck Dot”, a reference to the name K-Dot, which Kendrick used to rap under. “Fuck Dot” could have many meanings including that he has moved beyond his old ways and is now proud to be Kendrick Lamar, who actually doesn’t need 8 doobies, 12 bottles, 2 pills or a half weight to make him happy. “Fuck Dot” is dismissing his old self and celebrating how Kendrick has found himself

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    Sep 27th 2021 !⃝

    After a long day of work, Kanye West goes to his Kanye Nest to take his Kanye Rest. He wakes up feeling his Kanye Best. Then he’ll get Kanye Dressed on his Kanye Vest to go on a Kanye Quest. He goes to church and becomes Kanye Blessed, then to a hotel room to be a Kanye Guest. Then to school to take his Kanye Test. He forgot to brush his teeth. Did he run out of Kanye Crest? His neighbor stole it, what a Kanye Pest. He then puts on some axe for some Kanye zest and goes to the bar puffing out his Kanye chest. Gets drunk into a Kanye mess and goes home to the the Kanye West part of town. He realized his life was a wreck, and was feeling a little Kanye depressed. “My life sucks.", he Kanye digressed. He decided to get some Italian, so he flew to Kanye Trieste. He got some pasta and started to Kanye digest. You should get some Kanye rest, his wife Kanye pressed. Instead he went to a Kanye fest. He then realized he needed to go to Dallas for his competition, so he went to the airport and hopped on Kanye southwest, got some Kanye rest, and the next morning was feeling ready for his Kanye contest. Or at least he Kanye guessed. On the day of the competition he was feeling a little Kanye stressed. But in the end the judges were Kanye impressed. For his performance he was awarded with the Kanye chest, clearly identified with the Kanye crest. There ends the story of Kanye West.

  3. anonymous
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    Sep 10th 2021 !⃝

    I honestly believe that the “ You can have all my shine, I'll give you the light Double cup, deuce, four, six, just mix it in Sprite Ecstasy, 'shrooms, blow, 'dro, hoes, whatever you like You can have all my shine, I'll give you the light” part was yes indeed a DRUG reference but I also believe that it is words that Satan uses to persuade people to trap them under his wing. Also a trick to humans by proposing their highest desires.

  4. anonymous
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    Mar 1st 2018 !⃝

    He's talking about witnessing people with ADHD and having to do all these drugs and drink JUST to fit in. On the "loner loner part" he's referring that people with ADHD aren't accepted just because they're "too hyper" and watching them live their lives with drugs and smoke "8 doobies to the face, f*ck that" "12 bottles in the case n*gga, f*ck that"

  5. anonymous
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    Apr 3rd 2015 !⃝

    MY INTERPRETATION is that he has accepted the fact that he must deal with ADHD and he is sick of having to do activities to fit in with his peers. Like when he says "12 bottles in the case fuck that" I think that means he's sick of having to drink all the time to fit in and wants to have fun without worrying what others may think.

  6. anonymous
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    Mar 25th 2015 !⃝

    i suffer from adhd , what he means by this song nobody will truly know but himself , or the 'writers' of this song. i really hope this song is his own , and i hope his momma is saying "boy this sounds like you" and its the sound of his only excuse.


  7. anonymous
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    Jul 29th 2014 !⃝

    A damn hell disorder

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