The world seems more chaotic than ever, and the central image of decaying foundations allows Gerard Way to explore imagery that once again draws from the terrorist attacks of September 11.
On “The Heart Part 5”, Kendrick uses the street level experience of community trauma, betrayal and in-fighting as an indictment of a culture at war with itself.
Coal makes me hard
Coal makes me cum
My dick is always hard for coal
And it’s only getting harder
The poetry of Gwendolyn Brooks, the academic work of Dr Donda West, and how Kanye was inspired by his late mother’s literal voice on ‘DONDA’.
On her album “Happier Than Ever”, Billie Eilish references an ancient Hindu poem to invoke a sense of corrupted innocence.