10 Times Artists Rapped About Thanksgiving

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Art and Thanksgiving have one important thing in common: they mean something different to everybody. This list points out ten songs where rappers used lyricism to play with the holiday's title and symbolism.

“Dear Mama” by 2Pac (1995)

“You just working with the scraps you was given/And mama made miracles every Thanksgiving.” — 2Pac

“2 N the Morning” by Ice Cube (1994)

Gobble gobble, from the incision/Stuff that b***h and it ain’t Thanksgiving.” — Ice Cube

“Born Loser” by DMX (1993)

“Times are hard in the ghetto, I gotta steal for a living/Eating turkey-flavored Now and Laters for Thanksgiving.” — DMX

“What Goes Around” by Nas (2001)

“They call it Thanksgiving, I call your holiday ‘hell-day’/’Cause I’m from poverty, neglected by wealthy.” — Nas

“My Mom” by Eminem (2009)

“I ain’t giving in, you’re gonna just sit there/In one f*https://youtu.be/Buxejhpbois**ing place finnickin’ til next Thanksgiving and/If you still ain’t finished it I’ll use the same s**t again.” — Eminem

“No Church in the Wild” by Jay Z & Kanye West ft. Frank Ocean (2011)

“Lies on the lips of a priest/Thanksgiving disguised as a feast.” — Jay Z

“Ignorant” by Mac Miller ft. Cam'ron (2012)

“Brand new crib I’m paintin’ it, half a mil just paid for it/No Thanksgiving paradin’ this, but we marchin’ like the Saints came in.” — Mac Miller

“Miracle” by Gucci Mane ft. Young Thug (2013)

“My bedroom is the chicken room/I’m eating like it’s Thanksgiving fool.” — Gucci Mane

“Wrist Game” by Migos (2013)

“Naked b***hes in the kitchen sniffin’ off of dishes/Got them Thanksgiving turkeys, Quavo sellin’ whole chickens.” — Quavo

"No Church in the Wild Freestyle" by Rick Ross ft. Meek Mill (2012)

“When a hater sticks to you like mud on a cleat/Thanksgiving with the birds drugs for a feast.” — Meek Mill

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