I'm all about that real, about that real, this ain't no motion picture

from Ab-Soul (Ft. Kendrick Lamar) – Illuminate Lyrics on Rap Genius


Wordplay on the word real/reel; he’s living a real life, not a fairy tale movie plot.

Reeling is also what you do in fishing to catch fish. DreamWorks Animation is a film company whose logo is a fisherman on the moon reeling in something, which ties in with both a film reel and the action itself. Also, since they handle animation their characters aren’t real, unlike Soulo. Has the wordplay left you reeling?

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