Shooting from the hip, yeah boy, I shoot to kill

from Eminem (Ft. Pink) – Won't Back Down Lyrics on Rap Genius

Meaning

“Shooting from the hip” is an expression that means to do something quickly, impulsively, without thinking about it

Eminem uses the expression to describe his free-form, stream-of-consciousness rap style and his devil-may-care attitude on this song

As a side note, this song was used three times in the Treyarch-developed video game Call of Duty: Black Ops, being featured on a remix trailer and the credits.

Incidentally, “shooting from the hip” is the most effective way of killing multiple enemies within the game.

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