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In this article, I use JAY-Z's art to interrogate Platonic ideals articulated in the Allegory of the Cave and their extant influence in today's society. I read JAY-Z as a redefined “Philosopher King” (PK) of rap culture, and prove that Plato's PK must be dethroned. White-supremacist society claims to have escaped the “cave of darkness” to embrace “...