A Bad Boy, just like Notorious B.I.G
I Roc-a-Fella like Shawn Carter
A Bad-Boy just like Notorious B.I.G, does have a reference to the record label Bad-Boy Records, also referring himself to be a bad boy just like Biggie.
A Roc-a-Fella like Shawn Carter means he’s that he can rock a fella — when you get punched you get rocked and stumble backwards, like a rocking chair. Shawn Carter is Jay-Z who’s record label is Roc-A-Fella Records, referring to the above line. So the Bad Boy and Roc-a-Fella part can both have references to the record labels, and the literally meaning of the words.
Notice that Jay-Z had plans to sign Big L, which there were a lot talking about.
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