Turn around and walk four paces
I'll walk forth five,

from Jean Grae – Kill Screen a.k.a. Steve Wiebe Lyrics on Rap Genius


A quick homophone here on “forth” to create a play on numbers — Jean toys around with the fact that the word sounds like “fourth”, so that the line could read “fourth five”

The reason for the paces here is that Jean and her antagonist are involved in a duel. As Jean explained in a note to us:

[The lyric talks about] the rules [in a duel] of turning around, walking four paces away from your opponent and then turning to fight. So, it’s me cheating in a duel. When they turn around and walk, I follow them, end up in front of them and shoot

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