B.o.B Gets Political on “Run The Night (The Siege)”
After dropping off “Scary" featuring CyHi the Prynce last week, B.o.B is back with a politically charged single titled “Run The Night (The Siege).” A few days after President Trump's Inauguration and the record-setting Women's March all around the world, Bobby Ray raps about the economy, the government, race and so much more. The second verse is where things get really poignant.
"Who put the con in economy?/Prolly the same ones that put the sun in astronomy/Common sense ain't as common as one would think/To program ya they do it subconsciously/You such a patriot/Down for your country, but your country never gave a shit/I'm I a citizen here or i'm I just paying ya rent?/I think I finally understand just what the Matrix is/What my location is/And niggas all anti this and anti that/Well you so anti everything that you anti black/And you so anti violence that you anti strap/Now you look hella unprepared when it's time to attack.," he raps.
Back in January of last year, B.o.B sent social media into a frenzy when he claimed that the Earth was flat on Twitter. Renowned astrophysicist Neil deGrasse Tyson responded to B.o.B’s claims and the two eventually exchanged diss tracks. A few months later the former XXL Freshan dropped a mixtape in honor of Earth Day titled E.A.R.T.H., which he says stands for Educational Avatar Reality Training Habitat.
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