Cause you'll never take my pride from me, it'll have to be pried from me
So pull out your pliers and your screwdrivers
He hasn’t let anybody (Mariah Carey, Benzino, Ja Rule…) or anything (rough youth, drugs, prejudices) take away his pride, so in order to do so you’ll have to come up with something more than what he has already experienced. Though his life probably set the bar a bit too high in that matter.
Homophonic wordplay on pride and pried.
He further depicts the image of prying him (like a treasure chest you have to break in order to get the gold) with the bring up of screwdrivers and pliers.
You would need the best tools from your toolbox to pry him and take his pride.
“your screwdrivers” is an oronym for “screw your dry (dri) verse (vers)”
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