Punchlines are like jab hits to rappers
Another clever bit by Common. Punch/Lines are like Jab/Hits. Punch and Jab are both boxing terms (sticking with the Ali comparison), but Lines and Hits refer to both drugs (a topic Com is never shy to speak on) and the music industry. Never the less, punchlines that Com throws to his hip hop enemies are like jabs that Ali would throw (Ali was infamous for his destroying jabs).
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