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Em uses both living and killing in reference ‘making money’, taking advantage of the irony of the contrasting literal meanings of these words.

Em not only earned enough money off his raps to get by and support his family (a living), rap music made him millions (a killing).

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Jesus is inviting these men to follow him and learn from him. They will become his apostles and will teach future generations about Jesus Christ and the kingdom of God. Most everyone Jesus asks to follow him seem to know instantly that this a man to be trusted and that can teach them great things.

While there are infinite interpretations, becoming ‘fishers of men’ may also indicate that they will help Jesus “catch” more followers.

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Metta recalls another example of his rough background, getting punished harshly by his father when he misbehaved

Metta looks back as an adult and believes that this tough love was beneficial to him, keeping him in check and in the end making him a better man

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Metta’s passionate, intense nature is obvious to fans and to other players as well. Some players are intimidated by him or even fear him, but his teammates really respect him

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=h4DLD7WjmQ4

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Metta is sick of being asked so many questions all the time; he is ready to ask some of his own now

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December 13th, 2012

I FEEL YOU METTA WORLD PEACE! people criticize my raps too — I can’t even control it, I feel like I HAVE TO RAP! http://rapgenius.com/artists/maboo

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Metta feels that he has to make music like this to vent about his innermost thoughts and feelings. Those thoughts can be damaging or cause him to act angrily, but he has discovered how to get his pain out other ways.

He calls music the antidote for the disease he has been infected with, his passion.

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Metta is one of the most passionate players to ever grace the NBA, but he has gotten into trouble for it. When confronted about hitting James Harden with an elbow to the head during an in-game celebration, according to the New York Times Metta said:

During that possession there was so much passion. A lot of people get mistaken when they hear Metta World Peace’s name. When I’m out there on that court, that passion is bottled up.

Metta also released a mixtape called Metta World Passion in May 2012.

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Metta leads a double life as a basketball player and a rapper, much like superheroes have dual identities. I guess Metta has three lives then if you include superhero..

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"Her pussy like me, her heart like fuck it" (Chance The Rapper – Lost) | rejected

chance has the best annotation on the site right here

He could also just be calling out those who may hate on him on records, subliminally or overtly, to stop “trying to make it rhyme” and just go at him in real life. Even if you hit him and he bleeds, he will still stand strong.

you up there, Tip! thanks for blessing the site and the game

this song is amazing

"I get computers 'puting" (Cam'ron – Get 'Em Girls) | accepted

“‘puting” is probably short for “computing”. many rappers might claim their lyrics are so clever that they “get you thinking”, but cam’s are on a whole 'nother level: they get COMPUTERS thinking, and thats, like, their job.

This line is actually mad prophetic because Cam’s lyrics sparked the creation of the number one hip-hop lyric explanation site a computer can possibly take you to, rapgenius.com. Before Cam, computers didn’t “‘pute” nearly this much about the meaning of rap lyrics.

"I hit the scene, niggas ducking from my guillotine stare" (2Pac – Bomb First (My Second Reply)) | pending

In addition, this could be referring to cold, glaring facial expressions that Pac sends like razor blades towards enemies when he is “hitting the scene” in cities across the country.

Pac helps to enforce the “Golden Rule”: treating haters the way they have treated him.

Satannnnn, Satann, Satannnnnn

"I / Only fuck with mailmen with heroin from Boca" (Royce Da 5'9" – Writer's Block) | rejected

This is also likely referring to Royce’s father, who works as a postman (in the next line as well)
http://rapgenius.com/222511

"B.G. cause you lost all your homey's love" (Dr. Dre – Fuck Wit Dre Day) | accepted

This is also probably a shot at Eazy’s boy B.G. Knoccout, who stuck with Ruthless after Dre left, most notably appearing on Real Muthaphukkin' G’s with Eazy-E and Gangsta Dresta, dissing Dre and Snoop.

"My nine flies, baptize, rap dies / With the Holy Ghost, I..." (The Notorious B.I.G. – Long Kiss Goodnight) | accepted

Biggie is also shouting out to Mobb Deep’s 2Pac diss track “Drop a Gem On Em” with the rap guys-baptize rhyme which has basically the same target/message as this song. Mobb Deep (along with Biggie) was dissed by Pac on [2pac “Hit Em Up”] and Bomb First (My 2nd Reply)