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Lines from the classic Common track, “The Light”

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February 9th, 2014

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A continuation of the theme of loneliness. She says perhaps being lonely is better because, that way, you can’t hurt others.

Also, these lines:

You can’t depend on friends to help you in a squeeze
We all deal with shit on our own

Is a reference to Runnin' by The Pharcyde

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A different way to say the phrase “keep your friends close and your enemies closer”.

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A reference to Matthew 15:14 which states

Leave them; they are blind guides. If a blind man leads a blind man, both will fall into a pit

It’s a common metaphor to describe the hopelessness of a situation.

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The minute and the second refer to the hands of the clock. He is searching for them to bring some direction and meaning back into his life.

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Figuring out a direction for his life is like reading a clock without hands, which is impossible. Also, a clock without hands is a tattoo that prisoners with long sentences sometimes get to represent that time is meaningless to them. So, he feels like his life is a prison and he has no control over it.

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Black Thought is illustrating the hopelessness and emptiness he feels. He is aimlessly going through life. His life needs direction, but the cards don’t have any plans for him. This is probably a reference to tarot cards, which mystics use to map out mental or spiritual pathways.

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After many days of negotiation over a labor dispute, the NFL was able to save the entire season. The NBA’s situation, however, was a lot worse. The basketball schedule was originally set to start November 1st, but had to be pushed back to Christmas Day due to a lockout

Instead of each team playing 82 games, they will now play only 66. And that means 16 less games of watching Chi-town’s D. Rose, which is saddening

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After years of marriage, Kobe Bryant and his wife Vanessa filed for divorce. The couple didn’t sign a prenuptial agreement when they got married in 2001, so Vanessa is entitled to half of their community property, approximately $150 million. Somewhere, Shaq is smiling

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"Yeah, ya'll know I gets it on, sip on Dom" (DJ Premier – Regeneration) | accepted

Also a reference to this line off of the World is Yours
http://rapgenius.com/4140

Also, “larynx” kinda sounds like “lyrics”

This isn’t really Eminem. It’s a good fake

This is also a reference to the Five-Percent Nation who believe that the percentage of people who don’t know the truth about God is greater than the percentage who do know

"Dwayne Wayne to Dwyane Wade, fire on him" (XV – Hoop Dreams) | accepted

Wade’s first name is “Dwyane” not “Dwayne”.

Also likely a reference to the Robert Frost poem, “The Road Not Taken”

From Jay-Z’s Song Cry

"I dropped out of Cooley High, gassed up by a cokehead cut..." (Nas – Memory Lane (Sittin' in Da Park)) | accepted

This line relates to the previous one, as a sort of explanation for him dissing someone “that smoke Woolie Thai”. And Cooley High is also a movie

"Was taught never drop my head when I'm doing right" (Nas – More Than I Can Say) | pending

The basketball one is really stretching the meaning

"Snap back, see my cut through the holes" (Kanye West – Otis) | accepted

Could cut also be referring to diamonds as in a diamond’s cut? It kind of makes sense since he just mentioned watches.