Wake up from ya slumber my children it's all lies
Money just like everything else, it all dies
Way of the Light by Gift of Gab

Most kids (and adults!) pursue wealth and fame.Gift of Gab tells them it’s useless because ultimately,people spend their money and end up broke(or in Gift of Gab’s word,it “dies”).

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Everything is perishable except for love, friendship and other sentimental things in life. The message tells the listener to not listen to the media’s portrayal of life because they brainwash people into thinking that material objects, good looks and money are worthy goals to pursue in life.

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I'm stuck in the middle of this bitch -
Like ya momma's gynacologist
Reelishymn by Ras Kass

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ACCEPTED COMMENT :A nice flow describing his situation in the Music Game…Basically, the entire verse is about his up and downs in Hip Hop, which is not good, considering this was his first major produced album…Since Gyno’s are knee deep in pussy all day, he’s basically saying he’s stuck in this pussy, whether good or bad, until he’s out the game…

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Stalker like rebels of Rwanda Shaolin Worldwide by Wu-Tang Clan (Ft. Streetlife)

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Ayo he told him hit the Pascha and when you get to heaven's door
Make plenty sure to stay away from the seventh floor
Barbiturates by The Doppelgangaz

You’re witnessing a dope wordplay by MoF


-The Pascha the largest brothel in Europe.

-The Pascha is also a holiday close to Easter.


In this case, the heaven’s door is the front door of the Pascha,but also the door to pleasure.However,the seventh floor is a floor with … transexual prostitutes !

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Brothers be yappin' that they comin' out the penial
The senile, you ain't never been in jail, black
Hip Hop Essentials by Rasco

A lot of rappers brag about being incarcerated when they actually never went to jail.
It’s a way to increase their popularity/boost their album sales.

Crime, tour, promote murder, catch a case, heh

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Discretion is advised if your eyes dare to view a scene The City by Rashad & Confidence

This line is an extension of the previous line.It is also an amazing wordplay ;

  • You better keep a low profil if you witness anything illegal or else you’ll end up dead.

  • The term often comes as part of “Viewer Discretion Is Advised” warning on TV shows before the show begins.

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Large Pro
It's my first Large Pro beat
You a genius nigga
I'm honored
And with them gray's in your beard
You lookin' more like a genius
Built Pyramids by N.O.R.E. (Ft. Large Professor)

Large Professor is a prominent New York based producer and emcee. He is best known as a founding member of the influential underground group Main Source ,but also as Nas mentor and frequent collaborator.

Regarding Large Pro’s beard :

Travel, in the younger sort, is a part of education; in the elder, a part of experience.

Francis Bacon

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Cultivating image instead of the great soul
Cultivate an image but it was all for show
Blow up, explode, didn't it erupt way though
Way of the Light by Gift of Gab

Projecting a tough-guy/gangster image instead of educating your self/becoming a better person can be useful and make you trendy,but when the mainstream will move on,you’ll have achieved nothing,haven’t secure yourself a job and will only go back where you started(being broke and trying to “survive”).

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Millions of dollars does not a mortal make whole Way of the Light by Gift of Gab

Wealth doesn’t make you more of an “accomplished” human than anyone else .

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To help me focus on wealth, not material wealth
Cause true wealth resides deep inside
Way of the Light by Gift of Gab

True wealth doesn’t necessarily get acquired by possessing any valuable material items(such as ,obviously,money but also cars,enormous house).
True wealth rather resides in an one’s happiness, accomplishments,generosity and so forth .

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