Or the corner pub and lift the whole liquor counter up
Cause I'm raising the bar
It’s a pun — he is both ‘raising the bar’, meaning improving the quality of his albums after several poor releases, and physically lifting the bar up.
Lift is also slang for rob; however, he’s not robbing it of its alcohol! (Eminem has officially quit drinking, which — sadly — means no more drunk freestyles, or use of his Slim Shady persona.)
“Lift” is also commonly associated with picking up heavy weights, so he’s saying that he’s strong.
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