Wizard of Oz

Album: Bobby Tarantino II (2018)

Songfacts®:

  • Here, Logic boasts about running the rap game and having a successful career.

    I don't do this s--t for nothin', but the family and the squad
    Money ain't everything, tell me now what's that money to a god?


    Logic compares himself to The Wizard Of Oz, who in the titular 1939 film, rules over Emerald City.
  • During the first verse, Logic talks about his huge tax bill.

    I just paid ten million in taxes
    Finger f--k all of them bastards way back in my GED classes
    I don't mean to stunt on they asses, but I'm finna stunt on they asses


    Speaking with HardKnock TV, Logic revealed that the line originally referenced a much lower number, but then his tax bill significantly increased after he signed a huge new deal with Def Jam. "On 'Wizard of Oz,' the original [line] was, 'I just paid a million in taxes.' And that was like a year ago when I recorded that song. That was one of the first songs I did," he said. "I had to up that $10 million in taxes. And then after that I got taxed way more. It was almost like my life was flexing faster than I could rap and keep it on the record, it was really fun."

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