He lines are so vivid that he might as well be painting when he writes his lyrics
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It can also be noted that this is an alliteration of ‘P’.
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Herb is NOT a reference to marijuana.
It is a common slang expression used to refer to someone who is essentially a loser or someone who doesn’t amount to anything
A play on words referring to:
A Cobra firearm
A venomous snake
A cobra spits poison as a handgun spits bullets
All are very insulting names which are often used to describe someone who is a coward
Money being tucked into a sock is a technique used to hide your money from others who might hassle or take it by force
El feels that you are the type to hide your money and avoid confrontation rather than stand up someone
Reference to the Black Sabbath song “Iron Man” which has been adopted as the theme song to the Iron Man films
El paints the vivid image of himself having no control in his own very confusing dream.
It also introduces the antagonist in this dream who seems to have the control over him (Similar characteristics to Freddy Krueger)
Music Labels can, in some cases, take projects from their artist’s into a completely separate direction than originally intended in an attempt to produce more appealing music
Pit stop crews are used in racing events to make quick repairs and maintain the vehicle to ensure the race goes smoothly for the car and driver
El claims he doesn’t need this crutch and that he is fine going on without other’s assistance
El plans showing those who wronged him that they made a mistake
He then debates on how to deal with the situation. Just let it go and prove them wrong, or call out the whole situation and reference it in his music.
Elzhi warns upcoming artists to watch their steps and make smart choices
This could possibly be reminiscent of his own conflicts with Slum Village’s manager, RJ Rice:
…Which led to Elzhi’s termination from the Slum Village collective and to Rice being referred to as:
the poison in Slum Village