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THE FADER Magazine interviews DJ Khaled and dude is not only suffering from success.
I came up with the name Suffering from Success because I mean exactly what I’m saying. Biggie said, Mo’ money mo’ problems, you understand? Now I really understand it. It’s amazing when you’re successful, how many other type of things try to come to distort the success, try to stop you. I won’t allow it. So I understand why there’s only a few icons and great ones, cause only the strong can survive. You got the beautiful things about success: we get to eat good steaks and we have marble floors and nice whips and we get to take care of our family. Then you got the other side of it: everybody got their hand out, and people might be hating. It’s called life, but it’s just a different situation when you’re winning so much.
I take a sip of Hennessy and then get pissy drunk
I ain’t a drinker, I’m a thinker, call it what you want
But if you turn your back, know that you just missed your chance
To witness the realest shit that’s ever been known to men
I found myself losing focus at a Sunday service
Embarrassed so I…