Tagged: Hip Hop Is Dead

Figurative language

Figurative Language in Popular Songs

Figurative language – i.e. the usage of similes, metaphors, allusions, personifications and hyperboles – is arguably the greatest tool at a songwriter’s disposal outside of words themselves. That’s because practically every song you hear, no...

Black Republican

“Black Republican” by Nas (ft. Jay-Z)

A “Black Republican” would be generally defined – as you probably already guessed – as an African-American member of the Republican Party. However, to note, Jay-Z is widely known for identifying with Democrats. It’s safe...