David and Goliath, takin' on the giants
Cole is referring to one of the most known biblical stories about the war between the Philistine and Israeli armies. The Philistines had a giant, measuring just over nine feet tall, named Goliath. One day, a young boy named David was sent by his father to retrieve news about his older brothers. He ended up killing Goliath that very day with a slingshot and rocks.
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This is also the start of him referencing his battle with Kanye, where Cole is clearly the underdog in the sales category.
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