This is a play on words. “We at war”, so it’s time to ‘buck up,’ a phrase which means rise to a challenge. He’s also referring to literal buckshot, meaning they’re ridin with shotguns.
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He’s not trying to show off; he’s just lettin you know why he acts the way he does (why), that he’s reppin his town (where), and how he’s livin (what).
They aint no lil boys — theyll mess you up
Referring to the ex-felons he runs with — they’re quiet, no-nonsense guys, but they’ll fuck you up.
Wired him the money instead of payin cash
Think about his offer — you could get some good money
He’s got some big choppers so dont mess around
Sippin on some Congac, ‘rollin’ or high on ecstasy
Theyre runnin the streets
Gucci is using a double-meaning of the word blocks — in his case, it refers to bricks of cocaine. In Dikembe Mutombo’s case, blocks refer to blocking of shots in basketball.
Since Mutombo is known for putting up a lot of blocks, Gucci is saying he’s got a ton of bricks.
It’s motrin, as in the painkiller
He’s saying it’s not about how much money you get from your flip…if you got real dough, its all about the whips you have
Gambino is alluding to the House of Representatives and the Senate, the two chambers of congress. House representatives are chosen by the people, while Senate reps are chosen by state governments. In other words, Gambino is a man of the people, while other rappers are just corporate-promoted sellouts.
@NY state of mind nice picture, but you missed the point of concrete shoes…they used to be used by the mob as a way of killing people — put concrete shoes on them, then throw them in a river. This is what Weezy’s referencing.
He’ll fuck your day up
If you mess around with him and his thugs
This song is “Welcome 2 Houston.” Could an editor please change the name? It’s stopping me from adding the actual Boss of all Bosses
He’s sippin on Cognac, rollin' off a bean refers to being on ecstasy
Patrick Ewing’s number was 33 — Jeezy’s saying that it’s 2010 and you’re payin $33K for a kilo — the last time he paid 33k he was wearin an Ewing jersey. In other words, you’re payin way too high of a price for a kilo.
Same concept here as in Kobe Lebron