The crib Scarface could it be more Tony?

from Kanye West (Ft. Rick Ross) – Devil in a New Dress Lyrics on Rap Genius

Meaning

In the movie Scarface, main character Tony Montana lives in a very baller home (crib). Kanye turns the noun “Tony” into an adjective, which is a fairly common way that rappers create slang phrases

After buying the house, Tony’s overinflated ego eventually leads to his downfall (learn anything Kanye?)

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Kanye is also flipping the proper-noun (Tony) and making it a slick double entrendre with the adjective “tony”

tony (adjective)

  1. Stylish, high-toned, upscale

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