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Riff: J. Cole – “Miss America”

Jun 18, 2013

Fuck the man, Uncle Sam I won’t sell your crack/I won’t fight your wars, I won’t wear your hat

from Miss America lyrics by J. Cole

Sampling Rue Royale and quoting JFK, Cole goes on the offensive with an attack on the corruptive practices in both the music industry and the government before appearing to claim that Born Sinner is so revolutionary that it will destroy both systems from the inside; [LISTEN].

Riff by Jon O'Brien

Jon O'Brien is a UK-based staff writer for SONGLYRICS. He holds a journalism degree from the University of Central Lancashire and has written thousands of biographies and reviews for Allmusic.com, among several other pieces for established music publications.

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