before the deal, before the critically acclaimed album that this track featured on, Has was (even more) broke. He had no money to talk for him, so looked like a liar, making false promises to those he loved.
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Some rappers take inspiration from fictional gangsters, such as Scarface, or The Godfather. Others liken themselves to real life gangsters Rick Ross, or Frank Lucas.
Witness takes a slightly different approach.
He likens his philosophy to comedian, writer, co-creator of Seinfeld, and all around swell guy, Larry David. An underrated Hip Hop icon, I would argue.
In many ways, Larry is hip hop incarnate.
Many rappers boast about how real they are. Larry is real, to the extent that his tolerance for B.S. results in many of the situations that drive forward the narrative of the show. You don’t get realer than that.
Every other episode seems to feature a new woman in his life, more gorgeous than the last.