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Bling Dawg formally known as Ricky Rudie is a popular reggae dancehall DJ

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Miss Ivy is the mother of well known reggae dancehall deejay Bounty Killer

His mother Ivy “Miss Ivy” Williams passed away in February of 2012

There was also a bit of controversy about Movado not showing up to Miss Ivy’s funeral service

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Believe Busy when he says that technology is far too advanced to be answering phones all willy nilly and not knowing who is on the other end of the phone…be like Bust and don’t let them set you up.

This isn’t Seinfeld! Stop asking “Who is This?”

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=payDsNKcRKQ

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He may just be paranoid and the feds are not calling him but it could be some crazy ass, childish girl that is stalking him

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If you call regularly from an unknown phone number he still won’t pick it up and he’ll eventually block your number.

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So if you know your number is blocked and he can’t see it don’t even bother calling him but even if you do call he will not pick up the phone under any circumstance … not even if his mom is the one calling.

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“Feds”, referring to police would not stop harassing him.

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“Infarma” = Informant

Informants get paid a fee (or make deals) to earn the trust of others and set them up.

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Don’t call his phone if you don’t want him to see who is calling because that is what federal agents and informants do.

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During the centuries of slavery in America, people of African descent were forced to eat what they were given or could grow cheaply. Although, these foods were not the best food available the slaves ‘made lemonade, from lemons" and these same foods can be found at every “Soul Food” restaurant in America.

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“And art what I draw
And ooh, what I say like Imogen Heap:

should be

“And "aww” at what I draw
And “ooh” at what I say like Imogen Heap"

like “ooh"s and "aww"s of wonderment and amazement

"So when that pond thaws and it's no longer Gretzky / That..." (Lupe Fiasco – Form Follows Function) | accepted

IF we FUNCTION properly and wait long enough the ice will thaw and take on the FORM of water. Form Follows Function.

So if we do exercise patience and wait long enough for the ice to thaw we are at the point where we can no long skate on the ice like Wayne Gretzky but still instead of delving deeper into thought we find another way to just skim the surface of the water… a jetski.

"And they sink in the same sea that we walk / Not that we ..." (Lupe Fiasco – Form Follows Function) | accepted

Buddhists meditate very peacefully and patiently to go deep into thought (or deep into the sea of salt that we walk on (ice)). He’s not saying that we can walk on water like Jesus because the water is frozen and we are not patient enough (or don’t have enough “faith”) to let the ice melt and delve deeper into our thoughts. We just skim the surface.

"First off gotta send shout outs to my niggas / Then shout..." (Lupe Fiasco – Form Follows Function) | pending

He sends the first shout to “my niggas” and the second shoutout to “his inner demons”. The FUNCTIONs of “his” niggas are the cause of the inner demons that have FORMed in his temple. So he begins the song by explaining the them of the song “form follows function” and the root of all of his issues with the world and his place and purpose in the world.

His “temple” is his head or his mind. His place of War & Peace in the sense that:

1) He retreats to his temple to meditate like Buddhists (which he references in the next few lines) monks.(PEACE)

2) He retreats to his temple (aka dojo) the way a master would retreat to his dojo to protect it if there was chaos. In this case his temple is where he fights of the inner demons that have surrounded his temple. Also, the master typically teaches students the martial arts in his temple so the demons that he is fighting against are the very same students he is trying to reach out to and teach (my niggas). (WAR)

The next lines further proves this theory because his “niggas” and “inner demons” make him want to “Set It Off” like Vivica A. Fox in the 1996 Action/Thriller film starring Vivica A. Fox and make him cross (as in angry) like the Christian symbol. (WAR) But instead of getting angry he chooses to cross like the legs of a meditating Buddhist (PEACE).

The comparison of the “Cross” to the crossed legs of Buddhists is not a coincidence either. He later goes further by when referencing Jesus.