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This is a reference to the Battle of Thermopylae where 300 spartans defended a small path that led behind the Greek lines from the invading Persian army.

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In modern English, this phrase translates to “Our chains ripped in two”. This is referring to the British occupation of Ireland for about 700 years.

The chains referenced here speaks of the lack of ability to legally practice Irish cultural deeds or to govern their own country.

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Play on the double meaning of right: to be correct, and the opposite of left.

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A stand up guy means some one who is loyal and reliable.

Mike Epps is a stand-up comedian.

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A beat is the area that a police officer patrols.
To brawl means to fight,
And to beat means to hit someone or something several times.
He’s using some wordplay here with the different meanings of ‘beat’.

He’s also linking back to the end of Kenny’s verse.

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Shots to your phantom means he’s going to riddle your car with bullets.

There’s also some wordplay here, holy ghost referring to god and the ghost/phantom wordplay.

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This is a reference to Gil Scott-Heron’s The Revolution Will Not Be Televised

The song’s title was originally a popular slogan among the 1960s Black Power movements.

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“the maestro” being Apollo Brown. He’s saying that he causes chaos when he’s spitting on an Apollo beat.

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This is referencing the line from Kanye and Jay-Z’s Niggas in Paris, a huge single(with a seizure-tastic video) that spawned an equally huge meme line.

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Muhammad Ali and Mike Tyson are two of the greatest boxers that ever lived. Kenny says he fights like them so you better watch yourself.

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Also when he says ‘One of them pretending’ he means that they are both bad cops and one of them is just plaing the ‘Good cop’ role to trick him into a confession

"There’s a cost to be a boss they can’t clearly afford" (Joe Budden – Remember the Titans) | rejected

This could also be a reference to James Brown’s 1973 song ‘The Boss’ or Snoop Dogg’s sixth album Paid tha Cost to Be da Boss