No Hands

Album: Flockaveli (2010)
Charted: 13

Songfacts®:

  • This is the third single from American rapper Waka Flocka Flame's debut album, Flockaveli. It was released on August 17, 2010.
  • Drumma Boy produced the song, which features Roscoe Dash on the chorus and a verse from Wale.
  • The album is titled Flockaveli after the Italian political philosopher and writer Niccolò Machiavelli (1469 – 1527). "Tupac introduced me to the [writing] of Machiavelli," Waka explained to MTV News. "That's why I made that. I can't just, 'Oh, Tupac did that, so I'm gonna do that too.' If people read, they would love that man. That man is a mind-game genius. I read the Machiavelli war-tactic books, his biography, everything. That man is just like sticks and stones, bad. You see Waka Flocka, what do you think? Negativity. You read Machiavelli? Negativity. My brain, I'm so sharp, I can play stupid on the camera and they think I'm dumb. So really, you just playing yourself. I'm so ahead of y'all. That's for the bloggers." Wow."
  • Niccolò Machiavelli was the first political thinker of modern times to justify immoral actions by the needs of state policy. He outlined his arguments in the highly influential book The Prince, which was based on the premise that when ruling the means justify the ends. The word "Machiavellian" has come to mean "unscrupulous" when applied to politics.
  • In the Motion Family-directed music video, Waka is partying on a rooftop bar in Atlanta, Georgia, with fellow rappers Roscoe Dash and Wale, along with a bevy of models (handpicked by Waka).

Comments: 2

  • Leah from 3241 South Cherry Streetthis is my favorite song ever
  • Kvon Whitfield from 7103 North Broad Streetbest song ever i dont know y people think negitive about him.
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