An Analysis Of Miguel's Song 'Candles In The Sun'

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Most artists focus on sales instead of material and content; however, Miguel uses his words to illustrate some pressing issues. The song "Candles in the sun" by Miguel addresses many problems within society. The hook of the song repeats a phrase "Diamond in the back" as a symbolic representation the Cadillac 's design in 1970. The next lines "Babies on crack, kick in the door, waving the four-four" symbolize a smash and grab type of robbery that happens in the lower income sections of cities at drug houses. The baby "being on crack" metaphorically means the infant was introduced to the chemical compound because of the mother’s history of drug abuse. The next line says "White-collar war crime, money gets spent" refers to the congress men and

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