Who_Gon_Stop_Me
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This is something like the Holocaust
Millions of our people lost
Bow our heads and pray to the lord
'Til I die I'm a fuckin' ball
Now who gon' stop me?
Who gon' stop me huh?
Who gon' stop me?
Who gon' stop me huh?

Black cards, black cars, black on black, black broads
Whole lotta money in a black bag
Black strap, you know what that's for?

Who gon' stop me huh?
Who gon' stop me huh?

Who gon' stop me?
No brakes, I need, State Farm
So many watches I need eight arms
One neck but got eight charms

Who gon' stop me huh?

Niggaas talkin', they bitch-made, ix-nay off my dicks-nay
That's pig-Latin, itch-bay
Who gon' stop me huh?
Last night ain't go so well
Got kicked up out the hotel
Got a little freaky like Marvin Albert
Yes! Tell Howard Cosell
You just a commentator, if you get me paper
Everybody I know from the hood got common haters
In some relations, you just supposed to say none
Heard she fucked the doorman
Well that's cool I fucked the waitress
Heard Yeezy was racist, well, I guess it's on one basis
I only like green faces

This is something like the Holocaust
Millions of our people lost
Bow our heads and pray to the lord
'Til I die I'm a fuckin' ball

Now who gon' stop me?
Who gon' stop me huh?
Who gon' stop me?
Who gon' stop me huh?

Black cards, black cars
Black on black, black broads
Whole lotta money in a black bag
Black strap, you know what that's for

Y'all weed purple, my money purple
Y'all Steve Urkel, I'm Oprah circle
I wrote the verse, that I hope will hurt you

Who gone stop me huh?
Beat the odds, beat the feds
It wouldn't be wise, to bet against the kid
Start me broke, I bet I get rich
Night shift, six to six
Gimmie one shot, one pot
I'll show up in all white, wearing no socks
No ceiling, new coupe
They know I'm a dope boy
They don't have no proof
I'm three steps removed, I know how to move
It's looking like, I don't know how to lose
I'm winning again, I'm at the Wynn
I'm at the table, I'm gambling
Lucky lefty, I expect a seven
I went through Hell, I'm expecting Heaven, I'm owed
See I'm thorough and I stuck to the G-code
I'm here, oh yeah, I promise I ain't going nowhere
Okay here, like a hare, like a rabbit, I like karats
I'm allergic to having bunny ears
Like broke, like nope, like ha
I ain't no joke, I can't be stopped
Like nope, like nope
Extend the beat Noah

2 seats in the 911 uh, no limit on the black card ah
Told y'all I was gonna go HAM uh, to the ocean was my backyard eh
No lies in my verses hey, please pardon all the curses hey
Shit gotta come some way, fuck, when you growing up worthless uh
Middle finger to my old life ugh, special shout out to my old head uh
If it wasn't for your advice uh, a nigga would have been so dead uh
I'm living life, 'til these niggas kill me
Turn this up, if you niggas feel me
I'm riding dirty, trying to get filthy
Pabalo Picasso, Rothkos, Rilkes
Graduated to the MoMA
And I did all of this, without a diploma
Graduated from the corner, y'all can play me
For a motherfuckin' fool if you wanna
Street smart, and I'm book smart
Could have been a chemist, 'cause I cook smart
Only thing that can stop me is me, and I'm a stop when the hook start, hold up

This is something like the Holocaust
Millions of our people lost
Bow our heads and pray to the lord
'Til I die, I'm a fuckin' ball

Now who gon' stop me?
Who gon' stop me huh?
Who gon' stop me?
Who gon' stop me huh?

Black cards, black cars
Black on black, black broads




Whole lotta money in a black bag
Black strap, you know what that's for

Overall Meaning

The lyrics to Jay-Z & Kanye West's song Who Gon Stop Me are filled with references to power, money, race, and success. The opening lines of the song liken the struggle for success and power to the Holocaust, noting that millions of people were lost during the genocide. This comparison highlights the idea that the pursuit of power and wealth can be brutal and cutthroat, and that success often comes at a high cost.


The recurring refrain of "Who gon' stop me?" reinforces the sense of determination and confidence that characterizes the song as a whole. Throughout the lyrics, the artists boast about their wealth, fame, and success, making references to black cars, black cards, and black-on-black fashion. The use of the color black is likely meant to symbolize power and authority.


Line by Line Meaning

This is something like the Holocaust
The severity of this situation is comparable to the Holocaust


Millions of our people lost
Many people experienced losses in this situation


Bow our heads and pray to the lord
We should take a moment to pray for guidance and strength


'Til I die I'm a fuckin' ball
I will continue to thrive and succeed until my death


Now who gon' stop me?
Who can prevent me from achieving my goals?


Who gon' stop me huh?
Who has the power to prevent me from succeeding?


Black cards, black cars, black on black, black broads
I have wealth, power, and attractive partners


Whole lotta money in a black bag
I have a lot of cash on hand


Black strap, you know what that's for?
I have a weapon for protection


No brakes, I need, State Farm
I have a fast and dangerous lifestyle, so I require good insurance


So many watches I need eight arms
I have an abundance of expensive watches


One neck but got eight charms
I have many valuable necklaces


Niggaas talkin', they bitch-made, ix-nay off my dicks-nay
People who gossip and spread rumors are weak and should stay away from me


That's pig-Latin, itch-bay
I'm speaking pig-Latin to call out gossipers


Last night ain't go so well
I had a bad experience last night


Got kicked up out the hotel
I was kicked out of my hotel


Got a little freaky like Marvin Albert
I had some wild sexual experiences


Yes! Tell Howard Cosell
I'm excited to tell someone about my experiences


You just a commentator, if you get me paper
If you can fund my endeavors, I don't care about your job


Everybody I know from the hood got common haters
I have rivals and enemies in my community


In some relations, you just supposed to say none
Sometimes it's better to keep quiet and not get involved


Heard she fucked the doorman
I heard a rumor about someone having sex with a doorman


Well that's cool I fucked the waitress
I'm not bothered by that rumor because I also had a sexual experience


Heard Yeezy was racist, well, I guess it's on one basis
I heard a rumor that Kanye West is racist, but I'm skeptical


I only like green faces
I only care about making money


Y'all weed purple, my money purple
You have purple weed, but I have purple money (wealth)


Y'all Steve Urkel, I'm Oprah circle
You are nerdy and uncool like Steve Urkel, while I am wealthy and influential like Oprah


I wrote the verse, that I hope will hurt you
I wrote a verse aimed at my rivals that I hope will cause them harm


Beat the odds, beat the feds
I have succeeded against difficult obstacles, including law enforcement


It wouldn't be wise, to bet against the kid
I am successful and should not be underestimated


Start me broke, I bet I get rich
I began with little money, but I am now wealthy


Night shift, six to six
I work long hours during the night


Gimmie one shot, one pot
I only need one opportunity to succeed


I'll show up in all white, wearing no socks
I will arrive dressed in all-white clothing, without socks


No ceiling, new coupe
I have no limitations, and I have a new luxury car


They know I'm a dope boy
People recognize that I am involved in drugs


They don't have no proof
There is no evidence proving my involvement in drugs


I'm three steps removed, I know how to move
I am able to keep my involvement in drugs hidden and secret


It's looking like, I don't know how to lose
I am successful in everything I do and rarely experience failure


I'm winning again, I'm at the Wynn
I am currently succeeding and staying at a luxurious hotel called The Wynn


I'm at the table, I'm gambling
I am gambling at a casino table


Lucky lefty, I expect a seven
I am left-handed and hoping to roll a seven while gambling


I went through Hell, I'm expecting Heaven, I'm owed
I've had a difficult life, so I believe I deserve an easier, more enjoyable one


See I'm thorough and I stuck to the G-code
I am loyal to the 'G-code' (a set of behavior guidelines in the gang/hip-hop community) and am trustworthy


I'm here, oh yeah, I promise I ain't going nowhere
I am present and will remain committed to my goals


Okay here, like a hare, like a rabbit, I like karats
I am present and focused, and I enjoy diamonds (karats)


I'm allergic to having bunny ears
I don't like being perceived as weak or vulnerable (like a bunny)


Like broke, like nope, like ha
I have no interest in being broke or unsuccessful


I ain't no joke, I can't be stopped
I am serious and determined, and I am unstoppable


Extend the beat Noah
I want the beat to continue playing


2 seats in the 911 uh, no limit on the black card ah
I have a two-person Porsche and unlimited spending power


Told y'all I was gonna go HAM uh, to the ocean was my backyard eh
I promised I would succeed and I have, and now I live near the ocean


No lies in my verses hey, please pardon all the curses hey
I am honest in my lyrics, but apologize for using explicit language


Shit gotta come some way, fuck, when you growing up worthless uh
I had to get money somehow, even if it involved dealing drugs


Middle finger to my old life ugh, special shout out to my old head uh
I don't value my past life, but I appreciate the guidance of my elders


If it wasn't for your advice uh, a nigga would have been so dead uh
If I didn't have guidance from my elders, I may not have survived


I'm living life, 'til these niggas kill me
I will continue to live life to the fullest until my enemies take my life


Turn this up, if you niggas feel me
If you agree with my message, turn up the volume


I'm riding dirty, trying to get filthy
I am engaging in illegal activities in order to become extremely wealthy


Pabalo Picasso, Rothkos, Rilkes
I appreciate and collect art by these famous artists


Graduated to the MoMA
My art collection has reached the level of being displayed at the Museum of Modern Art


And I did all of this, without a diploma
I achieved success without a formal education


Graduated from the corner, y'all can play me
I succeeded despite my criminal background


For a motherfuckin' fool if you wanna
If you underestimate me, you're a fool


Street smart, and I'm book smart
I have both practical (street) and theoretical (book) knowledge


Only thing that can stop me is me, and I'm a stop when the hook start, hold up
I am in control of my own success, and I'll stop only when the chorus begins. Wait a minute.




Lyrics © CONCORD MUSIC PUBLISHING LLC, Sony/ATV Music Publishing LLC, Kobalt Music Publishing Ltd., Warner Chappell Music, Inc.
Written by: Joshua Kierkegaard G Steele, Kanye West, Maurice Simmonds, Mike Dean, Shama Joseph, Shawn Carter

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@jobsmine

man that production by Kanye and Quicy is just mesmerizing. Ye always has a third ear that creates banger beats.

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this werent produced by kanye, second beat was... but it was off beat lol

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@@Empirebusiness this Beat actually from Flux Pavilion - I Cant Stop. It’s a classic dubstep track

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