Chance the Rapper Has Annotated Kanye West’s ‘Ultralight Beam’ on Genius

18 February 2016, 16:29

Kanye West and Chance The Rapper

Chance reveals the meaning behind the song’s lyrics

Chance the Rapper has shared details about the making of Kanye West’s ‘Ultralight Beam’ on Genius.

The Chicago rapper revealed the meaning behind the track lyric’s in a series of annotations.

Treat the demons just like Pam<br> I mean I fuck with your friends, but damn, Gina
― Kanye West (Ft. Chance The Rapper, Kelly Price, Kirk Franklin & The-Dream) – Ultralight Beam
You can feel the lyrics, the spirit coming in braille<br> Tubman of the underground, come and follow the trail
― Kanye West (Ft. Chance The Rapper, Kelly Price, Kirk Franklin & The-Dream) – Ultralight Beam

According to Chance, ‘Ultralight Beam’ was originally intended to close the album but it ended up being the final track.

Know what God said when he made the first rainbow<br> Just throw this at the end if I'm too late for the intro
― Kanye West (Ft. Chance The Rapper, Kelly Price, Kirk Franklin & The-Dream) – Ultralight Beam

West’s new album ‘The Life of Pablo’ was released on Saturday (February 13). He performed 'Ultralight Beam' live together with The-Dream and Chance the Rapper on SNL

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