Rope-a-Dope!

from Beastie Boys – The Sounds of Science Lyrics on Rap Genius

Meaning

The rope-a-dope is a boxing fighting style commonly associated with Muhammad Ali in his 1974 Rumble in the Jungle match against George Foreman.

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Ali throughout the fight stayed on the ropes making Foreman spend all his time hitting air.

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