Still Eddy Caning, see the fiends sunk in jaws (Yiuuck)
This line can be read/heard as “Eddie Cane” or “at it ‘caining,” the latter meaning Pusha’s still hustling (he gave it up, though).
Eddie Cane, a modification of Eddie King is a reference from the film The Five Heart Beats where the character Eddie King has a life similar to that of Pusha. Eddie is surrounded by poverty and addiction growing up, but eventually perseveres through it to become a talented musician and singer. There are also parallels with Eddie’s expanded role in the group, and Pusha’s solo career, given the backseat that Malice (the second Clipse member/ Pusha’s older brother) is taking at the moment.
“See the fiends sunk in jaws:”
A reference to Jaws. In Jaws and ancient mythology, things (creatures, structures, etc) that seemed invincible were destroyed by making them sink to the bottom of the ocean. So Pusha is saying that although he’s still Eddie Caning (skilled at both hustling and music) he has gotten rid of the fiend (his drug dealing) and it has been sunk and ripped to pieces.
Alternatively, this line can be read/heard as “see the fiends' sunken jaws,” meaning that Pusha, still “at it ‘caining,” continues to witness the destruction wrought by crack cocaine addiction.
It’s better to have sunken jaws than no jaws.
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