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YC The Cynic – “Negus”

By 08.22.13

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YC The Cynic turns the tables with “Negus,” a track from his upcoming GNK project. Yes, the word is a sort of homophone for the derogatory joint that instantly jumps to mind. However, as YC explains it, “Negus,” by definition, is a term meaning “King” used as a title of the sovereign of Ethiopia. With that understanding established, the rapper explains that “The song is about the empowerment of a united people” and even the dark production can’t hide the positivity heard in YC’s lyrics.


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