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Kendrick Lamar Money Trees: Lyrical Analysis

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Charles Williams

on 15 January 2014

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Kendrick Lamar Money Trees: Lyrical Analysis
Kendrick Lamar Duckworth also known as K.Dot is a Hip hop song writer.He grew up in Compton, California.
He is the real deal

The things he has been through

His musical talent/message
good kid, m.A.A.d city
It was releases on October 22, 2012 and just nine months later it went platinum by RIAA. It sold 242,122 in just it's first week.
A&A Kendrick Lamar
Kendrick Lamar is the real deal. Because he grew up in Compton and grew up around drugs and gang violence. In this song he talks about robbing people. He's seen it all because also in this song he talks about witnessing his uncle Tony get murdered. "Two bullets in my uncle Tony head." Referenced from his song
Money Trees
Kendrick Lamar's Money trees is about Kendrick Lamar's life and the things he did. He references robbing a house, and jumping people who looked like they had more money then him. He also mentions free styling to beats in his car.
Money trees is a song about Kendrick Lamar's life before he became a rapper. In his early life he talks about robbing people for whatever they had. He also talks about free styling with his friends in his car. Last he talks about breaking in and robbing people's houses.
Verses with a message
Me and my niggas tryna get it, ya bish
Hit this house lick tell me is you with it, ya bish
Home invasion was persuasive
From nine to five I know it's vacant, ya bish
Dreams of living life like rappers do
Back when condom wrappers wasn't cool
I fucked Sherene then went to tell my bros
Then Usher Raymond "Let it Burn" came on
Hot sauce all in our Top Ramen, ya bish
Parked the car and then we start rhyming, ya bish
The only thing we had to free our mind
Then freeze that verse when we see dollar signs
You looking like an easy come up, ya bish
A silver spoon I know you come from, ya bish
And that's a lifestyle that we never knew
Go at a reverend for the revenue
Kendrick Lamar
I really like Kendrick Lamar. His music inspires me more then anybody else. He has messages that a lot of people can relate too. I think good kid m.A.A.d city is one of his best albums.
In the song money trees Kendrick Lamar talks about robbing a house: "Home invasion was persuasive from 9 to 5 I know its vacant." He also references Backseat Freestyle when he talks about rhyming to beat. In the song Kendrick also mentions jumping people who looked like they had more money then them.
My personal opinion of this song is, it is a good song and it is
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