Name of Lupe Fiasco's latest album. The real meaning of the cool is what ppl want to be= the posers, the fakers, the wanna be's.. they "chase the cool". They want to be known, seen, and heard for all the wrong reasons. They will stop at nothing for popularity and/or attention. If you are chasing the cool you're somewhat of a dickrider. The cool is a false sense of achievement and the way to totally not be your self. Deep down inside these people know they are untrue.. Definately not down to earth, they might be easy to get along with simply because they will kiss your ass if they think they can benefit from your approval or friendship. Both food and liquor and the cool's songs show this meaning. Alot of the songs show meanings of good and bad morality and the way to be a better person. lupe rocks.
I know TONS of ppl at Sahuarita High School that chase the cool.
Lupe Fiasco's The Cool. The Chicago emcee's second album is somewhat of a concept album, continuing on from the story in 'The Cool', a track on his first album, Food & Liquor. A real hip-hop record that shines in the day of low quality rap music that is played ad nauseam.
A few examples show the lyrical prowess of Lupe Fiasco that is contained in The Cool.
That she would give me greatness
Placement above the others
My face would grace covers of the magazines of the hustlers
The likes of which that I have never seen
Her eyes glow green with the logo of our dreams
The purpose of our scene
An obscene obsession with the bling
She would be my queen, I could be her king
She would make me cool
And we would both rule
And I would never feel pain
And never be without pleasure
And if the rain stops, and everythings dry
She would cry
Just so I could drink the tears from her eyes
She'll teach me how to fly
Even cushion my fall
If my engines ever stall
And I plummet from the sky
But she would keep me high
And if I ever die, she would commission monuments
So her bosom to him
Or maybe she'd retire as well
A match made in Heaven set the fires in Hell
And I'll be...
(The coolest nigga wha)"
- 'The Coolest'
"The struggle's little recruits
Cute, smile-less, heartless, violent
Childhood destroyed, devoid of all childish
Ways, can't write they own names
Or read the words that's on they own graves
Think you gangsta, popped a few rounds?
The kids'll come through and murder a whole town
Then sit back and smoke and watch it burn down
The grave gets deeper the further we go down"
- 'Little Weapon'
"To infinity and beyond
Something really stinks, but I Sphinx like Leon
Or lying in the desert
I'm flying on pegasus you're flying on the pheasant
The Cool cannot really be defined or quantified. It has to be felt. Some would say that The Cool is dieing, but it can still be found. In the the corners of once smoky jazz clubs, in the lining of an old felt hat, in the music of Miles Davis and Yusef Lateef. Prophets of the Cool occasionally arise in the night, out of dark alleys or illegally boarded trains. The Cool cannot simply be assumed. It must be lived, spoken, breathed.
The Cool may have gone underground, but it is not dead. The Cool cannot be killed, or ruled, or regulated. It has it's own mind.
"You see that guy in the corner? He's got something of the Cool about him."
"Man, did you listen to that cat's new album? The shit was practically marinated in The Cool."
Someone who is really not cool but thinks they are so you sarcasticly call them the cool
George VB is the cool
a group of three friends sitting at a table
zeke, mesha, and lauren are the cool while domenik is just the "the"