I know my Houston partners, drop a four on this
And focus, and slow it down,
Down in Houston, it common to “drop a four in it”. This refers to act of pouring four ounces of promenthazine (aka ‘lean’) into a Styrofoam cup. Lean is known to have very slowing effects on the user.
When Kendrick says ‘drop a four on this’, he may also be referring to the common Southern practice of “chopping and screwing”, in which DJ’s mix records by slowing certain sections down. Essentially, Kendrick’s saying he knows his Houston affiliates will chop & screw this record
Many chop & screw artists were known to consume large amounts of lean, the most famous being DJ Screw whose obsession with lean led to his death in 2000.
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