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Though Despot and The Alchemist have not officially collaborated before this song, the two are friends and have been in the studio before, as Despot mentions in this interview with Pitchfork
http://youtu.be/dzZzXyv3Xi0?t=1m27s

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Meyhem Lauren and Alchemist haven’t done a full-length project together yet, but they have collaborated before, on the song “Crushed Kremlins”
http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=ORZWnp_Qz4I

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Action Bronson and The Alchemist also have a history together, with The Alchemist producing all of Action’s last mixtape, Rare Chandeliers

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A ruger is an American-made firearm that Despot is aiming at a hater’s “noodle,” or head.

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Despot is telling his friend that he has worked so that the rap game will be in his favor, thus “fixing the game.” With the added, “dog” at the end, however, he’s also referring to “fixing” a dog, which is when its genitals are removed, thus “neutering the poodle.”

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“Gumption” is a slang term for being bold. Despot is asking how posers have the balls to be out on the streets attempting to act hard.

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A genius play on words

  • “rapscallion” is an archaic term for a troublemaker
  • a scallion is a type of onion
  • Despot, a rapper, is both a rapscallion and a “rap-scallion”
  • “rapping” and “wrapping” are homonyms
  • a bundle of onions would literally be “wrapped scallions”

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Despot is referring to people that would wish harm on others as “cats” who are willing to kill you, “lap you up,” as easily as a real cat would lap up actual milk out of a plastic cup.

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Roc is “flossing,” or flaunting his expensive purchases, in the newest model of the German sports car which, at the time of this song’s release, would be a 2014 Porsche Cayman, seen here

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