The game backwards like dancers
Shooting on the same dancefloor you grew up and answer
To them shooters, now them shooters is dancing
Think of the rap game as a music video. The video is ran/shot by the director (or the “shooters,” as Royce calls it). The people in the video are the entertainers (or the “dancers”). The music video industry has been running backwards lately, therefore, the video is now shot by the dancers, while the “shooters” are dancing.
Connect this to hip-hop and it all comes together. The directors are the veterans in the rap game (i.e Jay-Z, Nas, or Eminem). They are supposed to run hip-hop and those below them should follow their influence. The dancers are the newcomers — the rookies, or just simply the less skilled rappers (i.e Soulja Boy, all of Dipset). But for some reason the rap game is backward, and the rookies think they can overstep their bounds and start acting as if the veterans aren’t even there anymore.
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