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Riff: Earl Sweatshirt – “Whoa”

Mar 12, 2013

Pen? Naw, probably written with some used syringes/From out the rubbish bin at your local loony clinic/Watching movies in a room full of goons he rented/On the hunt for clues, more food, and some floozy women

from Whoa lyrics by Earl Sweatshirt

Every school has a bad seed. While you were in gym he was in rehab. That’s Earl. If you thought he turned over a new leaf with “Chum” you were wrong. “Whoa” takes all those soft sentiments, sticks them in a meat grinder, and packages it for the fools who thought they had a good read on him; [LISTEN].

Riff by Jeff Min

Jeff Min is a Chicago-based writer at SONGLYRICS. His work has appeared in the Chicago Sun-Times, Hi-Fructose, Wax Poetics, SLAM, and HOOP.

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