I rhyme cold, my K hot, your 9 cold,
Nice double usage of the word “cold”, Kendrick “rhymes cold” meaning that he’s a beast on the track
While in the next line he plays off his former rap alias K dot by saying his “K hot” meaning two things: 1 that the AK he just killed somebody with In the previous lines is hot and 2 that he’s a “hot” or very popular spitter in the game right now
He then transcends to the other meaning of cold by saying while his K’s (AK47) hot your (Glock) nine’s cold probably because they didn’t get a chance to use it
“K” and “9” are also allusions to “let’s play ball in a ballpark.” In baseball, a “K” represents a strikeout. Also, there are nine innings in a professional baseball game. Safe to say that Kendrick hit a home run with this verse.
“My K hot” is also a clever play on words with the name he is associated with “K Dot”
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