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Jaden Smith’s Hidden Shakespeare Homage In “BLUE” | Genius News

Jaden Smith’s debut album ‘SYRE' album is, in part, an homage to William Shakespeare. That might sound odd, but the young MC utilized the classic rhyming pattern iambic pentameter—first popularized by the Romeo & Juliet scribe—to create “B,” “L,” “U,” “E.” The song, broken into four parts, opens Smith’s album, with Pia Mia and his sister Willow singing emotional lyrics like, “Don’t cry because the ocean makes me blue.”

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