Dead Presidents

Historical facts, thoughts, ramblings and collections on the Presidency and about the Presidents of the United States.

By Anthony Bergen
E-Mail: bergen.anthony@gmail.com
Recent Tweets @
Posts tagged "Kanye West"
Asker Anonymous Asks:
Jackie O was a beautiful and smart woman! why do you think JFK cheated on her?
deadpresidents deadpresidents Said:

Jackie certainly was smart and beautiful, and she was elegance personified.  I don’t know why JFK cheated on her.  I don’t know why anyone cheats on anyone.  Why does Anthony Weiner stray from Huma Abedin, who is WAY out of his league?  

I don’t know.  And, I am not allowed to judge because I have not always been perfect in relationships in my life.  It would be disingenuous of me to pretend otherwise.

All I can say is that we are all imperfect beings and, as Kanye West, has put it:  "See I can have me a good girl and still be addicted to them hood rats/And I just blame everything on you, at least you know that’s what I’m good at"

(That’s right, I quoted lyrics from My Beautiful Dark Twisted Fantasy while answering a question about Presidents — is anyone really surprised?)

As for cheating, It’s not good.  It’s not right.  It’s not something we should be proud of.  But it’s real-life, whether you’re a President, a rapper, or a guy who writes about Presidents while listening to rappers.

159 plays
Kanye West/Dilated Peoples

Dilated Peoples (feat. Kanye West): This Way

269 plays
Kanye West,
Yeezus

Kanye West: I Am A God

239 plays
Kanye West,
Yeezus

Kanye West: Black Skinhead

"Ey, hey, yo, we made it to Thanksgiving,
So, hey, maybe we could make it to Christmas.
She asked me what I wished for on my wish list,
Have you ever asked your bitch for other bitches?” 

241 plays
Kanye West,
Yeezus

Kanye West (feat. Charlie Wilson): Bound 2

"Hey, do you remember where we first met?
Okay…I don’t remember where we first met.
But, hey, admitting it the first step,
And, hey, you know ain’t nobody perfect.” 

Yeezus is 10 songs full of lots of things.  And, so far, I think that all of them are good.

89 plays
Jay-Z/Kanye West

Kanye West, Jay-Z & Big Sean: Clique

Major props to Kanye for name-dropping George Tenet and also for "Pass the refreshments, a cool, cool beverage/Everything I do need a news crew present".

279 plays

Kanye West (feat. Ghostface Killah & Pusha T): New God Flow

Asker Anonymous Asks:
What are some recent hip hop albums you'd suggest----like from the last year?
deadpresidents deadpresidents Said:

I’m sure I’ll miss a few.  My favorites were Pusha T’s Fear of God II: Let Us Pray EP, Jay-Z and Kanye’s Watch The Throne, Royce da 5’9”s Success Is Certain, Bad Meets Evil’s (Royce and Em) Hell: The Sequel, Common’s The Dreamer/The Believer, and Brotha Lynch Hung’s Coathanga Strangla (I’m still a Sactown kid at heart with love for the Garden Blocc crew!).

A few others that I felt were amongst the best: Lupe Fiasco’s Lasers, Raekwon’s Shaolin vs. Wu-Tang, Wu-Tang’s Legendary Weapons, X-Raided’s Unforgiven Volume 3: Vindication (like I said, loyalty to the Blocc), WC’s Revenge of the Barracuda, and Talib Kweli’s Gutter Rainbows.  Right now, I’m really looking forward to B.o.B.’s Strange Clouds.

620 plays

Kanye West (feat. Pusha T): Runaway

Ah, the perfect song for my Valentine’s Day.  For all of my anonymous admirers who propose marriage on the basis of my history nerdiness, I think today’s a good day to remind everyone that no lyric has ever represented my star-crossed relationships with women as accurately as:

See I could have me a good girl/And still be addicted to them hood rats
And I just blame everything on you/At least you know that’s what I’m good at

With that said, please don’t let that stop you from flirting with me — just don’t say I didn’t warn you.