Shook, you're scared to death, you're scared to look
In the mirror when Kendrick is near you
King, Kendrick

from TDE (Ft. Ab-Soul, Isaiah Rashad, Jay Rock, Kendrick Lamar & ScHoolboy Q) – BET Cypher 2013 Lyrics on Rap Genius

Meaning

The ending of this verse implements a line from the hook of Mobb Deep’s famed anthem, “Shook Ones Part II” (which just so happens to be the beat selected for this cypher.)

Scared to death, scared to look, they shook
Cause ain’t no such things as halfway crooks

Kendrick implies they’re scared to look in the mirror, (ie; see what’s behind them), because he’s on the come up so fast.

Also, Kendrick in “Control” says “I’m Makaveli’s offspring, I’m the king of New York, King of the Coast, one hand, I juggle them both”. Numerous people disagreed so he’s reiterating saying that he IS the King of New York by putting extra emphasis on KING Kendrick.

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