[Dre] Don't pull the thang out, unless you plan to bang
Thang meaning gun. People pulling their gun out just to front is something that actually happens (and this is entirely in the spirit of the song).
Don’t pull your piece out unless you’re gonna shoot it. Don’t even shoot it unless you’re serious about hitting someone.
“Bombs over Baghdad” refers to the bombing of Iraq in the late 90’s (song came out in 2000) that Andre and Big Boi saw as half-assed and empty posturing. I think they even mentioned this an interview.
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