Back in April before I went AWOL, I wrote that I'd been enjoying Lupe Fiasco's latest album, Lasers. I still am, and I've really come to like "Words I've Never Said." It's political in a way I mostly agree with, but I think the last verse, which is almost intensely personal, is what really makes the song great.
I think that all the silence is worse than all the violence Fear is such a weak emotion that's why I despise it We scared of almost everything, afraid to even tell the truth So scared of what you think of me, I’m scared of even telling you Sometimes I’m like the only person I feel safe to tell it to I’m locked inside a cell in me, I know that there’s a jail in you Consider this your bailing out, so take a breath, inhale a few My screams is finally getting free, my thoughts is finally yelling through
I hadn't watched the video before, but it is really good too, designed in a near-future kind of 1984 dystopia: