I'm in the control of my game, you must respect me like The Ref
Uh-huh, you disrespect *gun clicks* you get the tech
This line is good.
He’s in control of the game (rap game) and you have to respect him like he’s in charge. If you don’t respect him, you will get killed by his gun.
That’s the obvious meaning, however, like all good rap, there is more to it than just that.
When he says ‘game’ he means a basketball game as well and he gets respect like the referee who officiates it. But, because ‘The Ref’ is in capitals, it also refers to the 1994 movie ‘The Ref’ in which the main character was a cat burglar who takes a family hostage. This means that he’s in control of the family and he wants the respect or else they will get the tech. If you disrespect him, you not only get shot, but you get the tech, a really bad foul in basketball that you don’t want against you.
game=rap game and basketball game.
ref=person who is in charge, the official and person in charge of the basketball game, the character in the movie “The Ref” who takes a family hostage.
tech=a gun and a foul in basketball
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