'Bout to get that invite to a night over Egypt
She said "You rap?" Yea mummy
I'm Tutankhamun kicking and spending this rap money
He uses tricky wordplay to make a clever allusion to Egyptian pharaoh Tutankhamun who was wrapped and mummified following his death. Note the pronunciation of “Tutankhamun” as it contains Common’s name and can be read as “Tutancommon.”
He additionally references the 1982 Jones Girls R&B hit “Nights over Egypt”.
(Notice the homophone wordplay for wrap/rap and mami/mummy: one of the things ancient Egypt is associated with is mummification.)
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