The dream is live clean, and good livin'
As free as it seems, but this shit is a hood prison
So we sold that poison like Bivins
Made noise and quietly gave sisters nice ribbons
Cold Facts by Ka

America’s the Land of the Free and whatnot, but it has a seedy underside. To survive, Ka and his people sold drugs (poison), and spread their newfound wealth with their families.

“Sold that poison like Bivins” is a play on New Jack Swing group Bell Biv DeVoe, whose debut album, Poison went 4x platinum. The album’s title track is here.

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Got trapped, now I'm fly, now I'm back with my Venus Cold Facts by Ka

Ka seeks to turn over a new leaf after some trouble. His Venus most likely refers to his lady since Venus is the Roman god of love, sex, and beauty, among other things.

Also, the his word choice regarding “trapped,” “fly,” and “Venus,” the words being in reverse order, all point to a subtle reference to a Venus flytrap. “Got trapped, now I’m fly” refers to robbing the unnamed person in the previous lines, so that now Ka is stylish with his new gains.

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June 13th, 2013

“Got trapped, now I’m fly” can refer to pushing drugs i.e “the trap” and making money off of it leading to an improvement in lifestyle “fly” in turn attracting the women he desires his “Venus”

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They stand the test, got Father Time rhymes Cold Facts by Ka

Ka’s homies (and Ka, himself) in Brownsville, Brooklyn survive even in harsh conditions; thus, they “stand the test of time.”

Father Time is a personification of time.

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I'm so certified
When them niggas schemin', take them for that murder ride
Proud of That by Nipsey Hu$$le (Ft. Rick Ross)

Ross is a certified gangster. He anticipate that his associates will betray him, so he takes them out first.

Ross is about his preemptive strikes! Call him George Bush!

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You acting funny, you're a pussy nigga
Talk behind my back but try to dap me now
Not my type of nigga
Proud of That by Nipsey Hu$$le (Ft. Rick Ross)

As Ross said on “King Of Diamonds”:

You gotta separate yourself from fuckboys!

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If I die today
Will you rep tomorrow, or will this fade away?
Proud of That by Nipsey Hu$$le (Ft. Rick Ross)

Will Ross’s fans forget about him when he’s dead?

“If I die today” is a line from Ross’s “I’m Not A Star.” This same line later inspired the song “John,” from Lil' Wayne’s album, Tha Carter IV.

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357 perpetrator stumbles
Shots fired, and I fear the worst
Gift wrap his ass, December 1st
Underneath the tree, can a nigga sleep?
New Bugatti by Rick Ross (Ft. Diddy)

Ross’s security system picked up an intruder on his property (maybe the well it, manicured lawn a few lines above), so he has this person shot with a .357 Magnum and wrapped in a body bag, as though the corpse were a present. It’s then buried under a tree.

Ross is gonna turn insomniac with all this gunplay in his front yard.

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I bleed upon a track, my verse written in red Bruise Brothers by Blue Scholars

Geo pours his soul into his rhymes.

As Friedrich Nietzsche, the German philosopher, said,

Of all that is written, I love only what a person has written with his own blood.

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Copped the chicken, started cookin' and converted it Get Off My P.P. by Action Bronson

Bronson probably uses “chicken” to mean cocaine here. He cooked the powder and made it form a rock. He could also be playing on his true chefing abilities.

Behold the Bronson Burger!
http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=PY-yTaW9vdY

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Hop in the Caddy, leave your body by a muddy road
A dirty rotten scoundrel like Steve Martin
Drugs so good, Fiend Weekly just three-starred 'em
Get Off My P.P. by Action Bronson

Bronson refers to the film Dirty Rotten Scoundrels, starring Steve Martin.

In keeping with his self-description, he’ll hide your corpse and move grade A drugs.

“Fiend Weekly” is a humorous adaptation of the restaurant review magazines. 5-star restaurants and whatnot.

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