Should use the word brutal, cuz my parents mad strict
Hope one day I'll attract the likes of even Madlib

from Joey BADA$$ – Waves Lyrics on Rap Genius

Meaning

You could say brutal to describe his punishments because his parents were strict.

Madlib is a legendary, well-respected DJ, producer and MC from Los Angeles. He’s collaborated with greats such as J Dilla (as Jaylib), MF DOOM (as Madvillain) and more. He has over 2 dozen monikers.

Joey loves Madlib. He’s cited both Madlib and MF Doom as “inspirations” to him.

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