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Kanye West is a hot topic online today—Twitter, Facebook, and music blogs are buzzing about a leak of the long-awaited studio cut of "Mama's Boyfriend." The song, which West performed for the first time at Facebook headquarters last summer ("it took me 33 years of my life to write it, and it means a lot to me," he told the FB crowd), is an intimate look at the world through his eyes as a little man being raised by a single parent. His greatest threat? Men who wanted to date the woman in his life—his mom. The lyrics cut right to the chase:
He walked in our lives, I was only five
Superman pajamas, I was super duper fly
Sitting here like why, at least he hooper-size
You know I scrutinize, like who this newer guy
I'm my mama boyfriend, I'm her little husband
I was the man of the house when there wasn't
Trying to get to know me homie, just kill the charm
You ain't interested in me, you just tryna f*** my mom
We are the voices of our parents bad choices
The aftermath of divorces, the kids of bitter split-ups