11 Musicians With A Shaky Grasp On Science

Thunder doesn’t only happen when it’s raining, Stevie Nicks.

1. Fleetwood Mac, “Dreams”

Lyric: “Thunder only happens when it’s raining”

Reality: Dry thunderstorms are a real thing that exists, you’ve probably experienced it if you’ve ever been outside.

2. Lil Wayne, “A Milli”

Lyric: “I’m a venereal disease like a menstrual bleed”

Reality: A woman’s menstrual cycle is totes natural and is in no way an STD. Weezy, what were you thinking?

3. Jay-Z, “It’s Hot”

Lyric“Thirty-eight revolve like the sun ’round the Earth.”

Reality: Love ya, Jay, but last time I checked, the Earth, like all the planets in our solar system, revolve around the sun. Not vice versa.

4. Faith Hill, “This Kiss”

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Lyric: “It’s that pivotal moment, it’s a feeling like this / It’s centrifugal motion, it’s perpetual bliss”

Reality: Centrifugal force pushes an object away from its center, so basically, Faith Hill is finding bliss in being pushed away from her lover? Also that’s not how kissing works.

5. OJ da Juiceman, “I’m Getting Money”

Lyric: “Moving in a Grand Prix, same color as thunder.”

Reality: Thunder is a sound, and lightning is a visual. And it doesn’t have a color.

6. Raekwon, “Pushing Keys”

Lyric: “Don’t get drowned in one of the Mediterraneans”

Reality: There is only one Mediterranean Sea.

7. Bruce Springsteen, “Racing in the Street”

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Lyric: “I got a ‘69 Chevy with a 396”

Reality: The car would explode.

8. Kanye West, “Gettin’ It In”

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Lyric: “Are you into astrology, cause um, I’m trying to make it to Uranus.”

Reality: Here our God has mistaken “astronomy” for “astrology.” It’s cool, I still love ya.

9. Young Buck, “Bang Bang”

Lyric: “Just think if I ain’t empty the clip, and he killed me / Would I still be living?”

Reality: If someone killed you, you would be dead.

10. Madonna, “Impressive Instant”

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Lyric: “Comets shoot across the sky / Can’t explain the reasons why”

Reality: When tiny dust particles of asteroids pass around the sun, they burn up in Earth’s atmosphere causing light.

11. Insane Clown Posse, “Miracles”

Reality: Good question.

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