This is a shift in paradigm
I remember when I couldn't spare a dime
Now I step in with a pair of dimes
Incredible wordplay and rhyme scheme with “paradigm / spare a dime / pair of dimes!” A paradigm shift, according to The Structure of Scientific Revelations, is a change of one way of thinking to another where things not only become different, but better.
Things are changing in Soulo’s life: he used to be broke and now he has multiple women at once, or he could possibly have two dimebags (a tiny sack of weed the size of a dime) at his disposal. He could even have 20 cents in his pocket. — “dimes” in the third line has multiple meanings.
Assuming that he probably still had weed before he blew up in rap, he definitely is able to afford much higher quality stuff now.
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