Die Like a Rockstar

Songfacts®:

  • This track off Brown's XXX mixtape finds the rapper exploring the parallels between his life and famous Rock stars. "I don't read books about Hip-Hop artists," he told Mojo magazine, "the best ones are about Rock bands. My favourite Behind the Music documentary is the Rush one."
  • XXX was Brown's third mixtape. The title is the Roman numeral equivalent of "30," which was Brown's age at the time of release.
  • XXX received critical acclaim, earning Brown such accolades as Spin magazine's #1 Hip-Hop album of the year.

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