"Take 'em back to the plan
Me and my mama hopped in that U-Haul van"
- Touch the Sky (2005)Kanye's done a lot of lyrics about trying to buy unbuyable things in life, and i wonder if that will be on his mind as he thinks through inevitable regrets about whatever happened with his mom's death. Like thoughts of, with virtually unlimited money is at his disposal, could he have done something to buy his mom's safety in what seems like a sketchy cosmetic surgery accident?
A frequent theme in Kanye's music is the yin and yang of things, particularly the thrill of money and materialism followed by acknowledgment that it is ultimately an insatiable, empty pursuit. …