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Its supposed to say same coach same game.
He is comparing his rapping to the playstyles of Lebron James and Kobe Bryant. (They are always scoring)

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December 17th, 2012

He is comparing the playstyles of Kobe and Jordan. Previous lines mention they had the same coach in Phil Jackson and he coached the same way with both the Bulls and Lakers

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Go watch several episodes of the Martin Lawrence show and you’ll get it

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December 17th, 2012

Martin Payne works for W.Z.U.P radio. And on the shows intro you hear him saying his radios catchphrase “ Whats Up, Whats Up, Whats Uuuuupppp!!!!

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Same triangle OFFENSE
He’s comparing himself to great basketball players

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Joao Franco
December 2nd, 2011

Same ‘triangle offence’ scheme that MJ played in under coach Phil Jackson

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He is still playing on the
Mortal Combat references

Scorpion’s favorite phrase is “GET OVER HERE”

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December 3rd, 2011

*How you want me ma

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Kendrick and his friends have made it out of their neighborhoods after all of their hard work and he can now celebrate his success.
He also wants to serve as a positive role model to those who are growing up in the conditions he grew up in and encourages them to break bread with him.

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Kendrick’s career has taken off and he has become a reputable rapper.

A piston is the moving part of an engine that captures the kinetic energy from combustion. Without pistons an engine will not work.
By not taking off his pistons kendrick does not plan to stop making music anytime soon

This is also a reference to Arron Afflalo, an NBA player from Compton who was drafted by the Pistons. The song before this one on good kid, m.A.A.d. cityBlack Boy Fly — dedicates its' first verse to Kendrick’s opinions on Afflalo getting out of Compton and making it big.

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Two things it takes to succeed

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Once you would make money off of the victim you’d have to give most of it back to the projects to be able to buy more guns and ammunition. So the cycle continues and you never really catch up.

Tithing is giving 10% of your money to the church. Instead of churches, the tithes Kendrick is talking about are taxes going to the projects.

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He is vicious and dangerous like a piranha.

His competition is like the not-so-dangerous flounder fish.

Flounders also live at the bottom of the ocean; Joey Bada$$ plans on rising to the top of the music industry, thus he is far from a flounder.

Think this:

vs this:

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Taco Tuesdays?

Anyway, Joey can make a lesbian go straight, and he would still neglect her.

cunt = c u next tuesday

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January 11th, 2013

ahhh, clever, since he can pull a dyke cause he’s a bada$$ she’s pretty much by, which means shes open to both girls and boys the TWO choices so to be a cool and funny he’ll only pipe her on a Tuesday cause it sounds like it begins with 2 get it?

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"Kill 'em all if they gossip / The Children of the Corn," (Kendrick Lamar – M.A.A.d City) | accepted

He is comparing The Children of the Corn to the children raised in the hood that are exposed to violence that sets a precedent of a violent life full of bad choices.

"A scapegoat cause plan A don't come free" (Kendrick Lamar – Real) | rejected

Plan B is music
Plan A for kendrick was basketball (see Black Boy Fly)

ITs wonderful when two females make a song together…(J.B. and Big Sean)

Will this be edit-able when the extended version is released on October 22?

"Spit it through the wire like I'm Chaka Khan" (Joey BADA$$ – DSL (Da Special List)) | accepted

In addition to the info above, you could also see it as “spit it through the wire like I’m shocking Kan (kanye)."
This makes a pun with wire and shock.

"Blow out five O's like the Olympics" (Joey BADA$$ – DSL (Da Special List)) | accepted

He’s also saying he as fast as Olympic runners when getting away from the five-o (police). which ties into the next line—Evading on a ripstick

Hoes is a homophone for Hose (what you put out a fire with)

"Bompton Pirus" (Kendrick Lamar – Ronald Reagan Era) | accepted

Piru Street Boys- the original Bloods

"I used to dream of rising now I see it clearer" (DJ Drama – My Way) | accepted

I used to dream of rising*

He mentioned earlier he was the Double Entendre monster

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