Genius has dropped a video explaining the lyrics to Kanye West’s “Wouldn’t Leave” from new album ye.

The song touches on everything from his fiery 2013 Shade 45 radio interview with Sway Calloway (“How Sway? You ain’t got the answers, man!”) to his recent TMZ interview in which he declared that 400 years of African-American slavery “sounds like a choice.” It also delves into West’s relationship with Kim Kardashian and how his public persona has affected their marriage.

Watch the explanation of the lyrics above and let us know what you think in the comments below.

In other news, Kanye West touched on his “mental condition” in a candid new interview.

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