Pile-driver Tut boulder face blow Hulk
Anger rap book causin chess blade smoke
Monster truck, punk, elephant gun poke
Jaw-breaker humanoid vice-grip, choke

from Wu-Tang Clan (Ft. Streetlife) – Deadly Melody Lyrics on Rap Genius


U God is on a different level. This barely makes sense, but I’m not sure if it’s meant to. He hits us with a disjointed list of items that, juxtaposed, create a general image of… well, tough stuff. I love it.

Note: the technical term for being able to accept this level of disjointed ideas with no real meaning is ‘negative capability’, coined by John Keats.

This whole bit refers to the consiousness altering power of his lyrical “style”:

1 “Pile-driver Tut boulder face blow hulk”

The Transformer “Rumble” has Pile Driver arms. They would be capable of destroying a “boulder”** sized block, such as used in the “face” of the Sphinx. My black nationalist friends at the time (incorrectly) attributed the lost nose to Napoleon’s soldiers assumed to have blown it off by a cannon due to the hostility created by it’s “Negroid features”. A theoretical larger version, created for the famous King Tutankhamen (known as “Tut”) would have quite massive “boulders”(blocks) used in it’s construction. A superhuman strength level would be required to “blow holes in the face” of such a monument, a strength level likely possessed in the marvel Universe, only by a character whose strength is at the Apex of any strength measurement scale, such as “The Hulk”.

2 “Anger rap book causing chest plate smoke”

The “notepad” with which a lyricist writes his lyrics is very similar to a “Vancian” Spell Book. Chest plate smoke is the result of a explosive or incendiary attack on an armored opponent that results in their “chest plate” literally “smoking”.

3 “Monster Truck, punk, elephant gun poke”

this style hits like a “Monster Truck”, comparitively, the opponent is a “punk”, military term: “soft target”. The weakest attack of this style (referred to as a “poke”) has the attack power of an Elephant Gun.

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