Diamonds I flaunt it, chickenheads flock - I lace em
Fried broiled with basil, taste em, crack the legs
Way out of formation it's horizontal how I have em

from Nas – The Message Lyrics on Rap Genius


Nas analogizes his treatment of chickenheads with his treatment of chicken. He gets them high on weed (“fried broiled with basil”), engages them with tongue play, and then cracks their leg joints by penetrating them from unorthodox positions — all in his Benz wagon. Nas later made a whole song centered around this chicken/chickenhead metaphor

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