Riff: Will.I.Am – “Feelin’ Myself”

Apr 23, 2014

Look up in the mirror, the mirror look at me/The mirror be like baby you the shit god dammit/You the shit, you the shit, you the shit god dammit/You the shit god dammit, you the shit, you the shit

from Feeling Myself lyrics by Will.I.Am

It’s not what you’re thinking. Well, sort of. It isn’t a grainy soft-core porn starring one of the biggest disappointments in hip-hop history, but it is one long narcissistic stroke of the ego. The analog beat is slathered in dirty Mustard and is as generic and underdeveloped as Miley Cyrus‘ body.

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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