At any rate, brothers gain interest cause I loaned them microphones
They couldn't house the shit so they had to rent to own
A great series of financial metaphors — “rate”, “gain interest”, “loan”, “house” — and the punchline is killer — these weak emcees borrowed the spotlight from Common but couldn’t hold it down, and it got repossessed by Com, the original owner. Repossessing rent-to-own property is usually a pretty good deal — the renter has paid premium rent on the item because he was slowly buying it, so if it gets repo’d that surplus goes to the renting organization.
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