I been mean since the age 16
From long range could rearrange if we exchange 16's
As far as spittin' bars I'm on the level with the stars
Devil tryna tempt me with the bezels and the cars
But I'm too swift with the true gift
El states that he has been involved with Hip Hop even at his younger age.
16 bars are typically how Hip Hop verses are constructed.
If you were to put your 16 up to El’s, it would be no contest
He also references mainstream artists, alluding to the idea that they can never be as good as him because their career is more focused around material possessions rather than music.
A Deal with the Devil is a common phrase used to express the idea that someone has completely gone against their own morals for fame or material possesions
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