Put them 3's up, Fuck Your Ethnicity by Kendrick Lamar

3 fingers up is the hand signal for the HiiiPower movement. They represent heart, honor, and respect

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[Verse 2] (Woman) No Makeup (Her Vice) by Kendrick Lamar (Ft. Colin Munroe)

The second verse is describing the same scene as the first, but from the woman’s point of view

Similar to Lupe Fiasco’s “He Say She Say” song, with a female giving her side.

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Also note that Kendrick often interrupts her before she mentions the word eye/I to hint at the black eye she’s trying to cover up.

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Show, show your pain Chapter Ten by Kendrick Lamar

These final words lead into next song on the album, “Keisha’s Song (Her Pain)”, and also alludes to track 13, “Kush & Corinthians (His Pain).

The narrator is talking to the Section 80 kids. He encourages them to properly express the pain of their generation in stead of living in detached ignorance.

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Nigga, I'm faded off of that Nuvo, chilling with two hoes in here The Spiteful Chant by Kendrick Lamar (Ft. ScHoolboy Q)

Nuvo is a sparkling vodka marketed for women

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Dropped my mixtape and it sold like an album The Spiteful Chant by Kendrick Lamar (Ft. ScHoolboy Q)

Q’s most recent project was a mixtape titled ‘Setbacks’

Possible reference to Drake’s song “Forever”. Q’s mixtape had extremely high demand when it dropped.

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The King of Diamonds with diamonds I never do ask for Hol' Up by Kendrick Lamar

King of Diamonds is located in Miami, FL and is one of the largest, and most luxuriously, strip clubs in America.

Note the way Kendrick says “ask” sounds a lot like “axe”, referencing the king of diamonds playing card:

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February 23rd, 2014

alternatively, he could be saying how he has a lot of money (king of diamonds) but he never asked for the wealth (with diamonds i never do ask for).

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And I be kicking that ass, lyrically I'm UFC Fuck Your Ethnicity by Kendrick Lamar

UFC stands for Ultimate Fighting Championship, one of the top mixed martial arts organizations in the world. MMA is a sport that incorporates many combat disciplines from around the world, some of which include kickboxing and muay thai (kicking that ass)

He kicks ass through lyrics, not physically. UFC fighters are tough and hard, that is what he is the the industry.

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I recognize all of you. Every creed and color. With that being said... fuck your ethnicity. Fuck Your Ethnicity by Kendrick Lamar

Kendrick has said that he notices his fans are of all races and backgrounds. He welcomes anyone that can relate to him and understand his story, regardless of color. He is trying to do away with race as a common division between people

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Listen, Keisha, Tammy, come up front. Fuck Your Ethnicity by Kendrick Lamar

Keisha and Tammy are two characters in the story of Section.80. Kendrick later dedicates songs to them, track 5 is Tammy’s song, track 11 is Keisha’s song.

No Makeup (Her Vice) preludes to Keisha’s song.

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Truth be told, I'm like '87 Hol' Up by Kendrick Lamar

After all the exaggerating and bragging about how far ahead he is of his peers, he tells you that he was born in 1987, June 17th to be exact

He is also refering to his maturity level being up there to an 87 year old.

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