But only shotty bounce
Play on the previous basketball line, also pertaining to the fact while some crews are out balling and enjoying life, something Kendrick dreams of doing, he is stuck in a cycle of sin and mischief at this point in his life.
As well as this, while he aspires to be a baller, the only thing that’s “bouncing” is the shotgun, while rounds are being shot.
Could also be “shoddy bounce” as in he dreams of balling but he’s just not good enough to make it — think of Biggie’s line from “Things Done Changed‘:
Either you’re slinging crack rock or you got a wicked jumpshot".
These are the two choices for many kids in the hood.
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