Vizzy is doing his thing without a cosign from a major artist/dj/celebrity. He made it this far and will continue to do so on his own, which is highly respectable.
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In banking or accounting, black means positive money, red means negative money.
XV tells his label (Warner Bros.) that he will keep making them money as long as they let him rap.
Its funny because bars are usually used to lock someone up (in a jail cell). In XV’s case, bars (his rhymes) help to free his mind.
Truancy is like an unexcused absence from school; his mom asks him why he was skipping classes.
Refers to a jewel case, the packaging in which CDs usually come in. Also meaning that it was a jewel (valuable) so he didn’t want to take it to school…Probably because he didn’t want to get robbed.
Its a reference to Lupe Fiasco’s album Lasers, which this beat is from. From the Lasers Manifesto: “We are not losers, we are lasers.”