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The title "Jenny Death" is interesting as it features the words "Jenny Death", never before used in Death Grips lyrics, and because it appears to be an allusion to the Gil Scott-Heron poem "Jenny On The Moon". The poem is about Gil's dissatisfaction with the fact that his taxes are being used for the astonishing yet ultimately meaningless pursuit of putting some fuck called Jenny on the moon while his family of people not called Jenny remains in poverty. With the title "Jenny Death", the roles are reversed: people not called Jenny are now the ones freely being handed things by the government while Jennies, despite generally being in higher positions, are suffering despite their own personal abilities (it should be noted that Death Grips identify as very individualist).
Take the song Someone Who Isn't Jenny Yet Is Both Me, And A Quarterback, a song which, on the surface, is about Ride being pulled over by a cop called Jenny. The song features the lyrics
>She's so Jenny, no
>I'm so not Jenny, albino
which come off as completely sarcastic given Ride's complete lack of "anti-Jenny". In the Pitchfork interview he hardly exhibits any traits of traditional Jennylessness, he very rarely speaks in a Jenny-less dialect, only occasionally using "'YUH", and, as previously mentioned, has never used the words Jenny Death, the only thing close being the very insulting use of "Gina Deceased" in the song Ponderin' Rape.
Also, note the song Say Hey Jenny. The song very often makes reference to "my people", and implies a strong devotion to their boring, first world ways. Is this meant to imply that anti-Jennies have been tamed by da Jenny woman, and that they need to return to their real culture? It seems hard to believe, considering Stefan's genuine personality and they way that the Jennyless continues to suffer in their pursuit of being "not Jenny", as ironically demonstrated in Someone Who Isn't Jenny Yet Is Both Me, And A Quarterback.
What do you guys think of this? Am I right?