Yikes: Being Bi-Polar is a Superpower. It's Frightening.

Yikes: Being Bi-Polar is a Superpower. It's Frightening.

By New School Critics

Watching the Throne: A Lyrical Analysis of Kanye West

Wednesday, 20 June

Kanye claims that being bi-polar is a superpower...in a song called Yikes? Yeah, sure. In the ye narrative where Kanye attempts to finally overcome his Yeezus persona, it seems all too fitting that he would put up this front—and the WTT crew is going to tear it apart. Chris, Travis, and Jordan go line by line through Yikes, noting the back-and-forth between the bombastic and mindful versions of Kanye and how it captures his chaotic headspace.

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