Scratches over third eyelashes
Com is clever here: Third-Eye lashes (Spiritual lashing), Third eyelashes (literally, the 3rd eyelash), or even Third Eyelashes (physical eyelashes on the inner third eye). Com is implying that, like Ali, he has a Third Eye when it comes to his preaching in hip hop. In fact, the similarities to sport and emceeing and evident “Make cuts and got gashes” refers to how Ali cut other opponents and received gashes, but also how Common makes a “cut” (song) and got bruised from the sport of hip hop too. No coincidence that it is perhaps a triple entendres, too?
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