Kanye West Reveals Lyrics to “Father Stretch My Hands Part 1 and Part 2″
With Kanye West's The Life Of Pablo album set to premiere at his Yeezy Season 3 fashion show later today (Feb. 11), 'Ye took to Twitter once again to reveal more about the project. This time, Kanye posted the lyrics to the album's second song, "Father Stretch My Hands Pt. 1 & 2."
The words read: "Up in the morning/miss you bad/Sorry that I ain't call you back/The same problems my father had/All this time/All he had/All he had/In what what he dreamed/All his cash/Market crashed/Hurt him bad/People get divorced for that/Drops some stacks pops is good/Momma pass in Hollywood/If you ask/Lost my soul/Driving fast/Lost control/Off the road/Jaw was broke/Member we/All was broke/Member I'm/Coming back/And I'll be taking all the stacks"
There's a lot to dissect in the lyrics as they allude to his mother's tragic death, the 2002 car accident that left his jaw broken and served as inspiration for his breakout hit "Through The Wire," his parents divorce and more. The song clearly means a lot to him as Kanye also tweeted "I cried writing this. I love my dad."
Kanye mentioned his father, Ray West, when he gave his deposition after photographer/paparazzi member Daniel Ramos filed a lawsuit against him in 2013. "My father was a paparazzo himself," said the superstar rapper. "My father was a medical illustrator, a Black Panther, a Christian marriage counselor."
Ray West was, amongst other things, a photographer for the Atlanta Journal-Constitution and a gallery of his work can be found via AJC's website.
Barring any changes, The Life Of Pablo should be available later today. Check out the tracklist below:
1. “Ultra Light Beams”
2. “Father Stretch My Hands Pt. 1 & Pt. 2″
3. “Freestyle 4″
9. “Real Friends”
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