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  • 05.12.16 It makes people believe they're everything they aren't . And I'm sick
  • 05.12.16 And I've definitely been infected by whiteness. It makes me sick in my head and angry
  • 05.12.16 To erase social construct and to de colonize myself . Because whiteness is a mental illness
  • 05.12.16 Scratch that, forgive *humanity for the piece of shit it is
  • 05.12.16 But because I need to disconnect and learn to forgive the world for the piece of shit it is
  • 05.12.16 Now I'm going away. Canceling my shows and going away not because I give a fuck about any of you
  • 05.12.16 No baby that's a drug for soulless white people. You guys need that to be confident. I don't https://t.co/bazfo6hzIJ
  • 05.12.16 And walk out of the room backwards. Don't you dare show me the back of your head
  • 05.12.16 Leave everything at the foot of my throne then get the fuck out
  • 05.12.16 Hurry the fuck up. And cook me some fucking black people food and sew me some gotdamn gowns.
  • 05.12.16 I'm ready to feed on ur energy and life force. Hurry up with my tribute tracks !!!!!!!
  • 05.12.16 How many of yall UK rappers still crying today? When yall niggas gon have my tribute tracks ready?