Beast in this case would be something similar to a werewolf
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Reference to the “Life’s A Bitch” intro where AZ tells Nas to put the Grants(50’s) in the safe, spend the Jacksons(20’s) and the Washingtons(1’s) goes to the wifey.
With theme of this song(a lot of fronting cats out there), Tek says too many dudes screwing up the rules trying to be something they not
Like seen on shows like “First 48” people will snitch to save themselves. Sometimes people that want you out the game will willingly set up you for the police.
Tek has a face tattoo. Meaning unless he wears a ski mask, he is an easy target for the police and witnesses to spot and identify in the streets and in lineups.
a slang term for pure raw narcotic product, mainly heroin and cocaine.
A line taken from Major Payne, starring Damon Wayans and released in 1995, from a scene where Wayans character verbally abuses a cadet in his unit.
At the time, two members of Congress who opposed rap(gangster) music the strongest. Even pushed to have it banned from radio and tv and tried to link the music with vicious crimes.
1994 action movie starring Sharon Stone and Sylvester Stallone
again, the song is one of the lead singles off the official The Substitute soundtrack. You can hear this song played in the ending credits of the movie
common practice in the hood where you pour out liquor to anoint your respect for passed away friends.