RIP Pimp C
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Martin Scorsese is well known for his gangster movies, such as Goodfellas, Casino, and The Departed. Thus, T.I. says his life is like that of a gangster.
You’ll never actually see him in anything but music videos or a movie, as T.I. has dabbled in acting
It’s a bit expensive, but it’s the best barbeque anywhere
Also refers to Fiorella’s Jack Stack, a barbecue restaurant that is more upscale than Gates.
Since Tech is always on tour, Ollie Gates told him to check out barbeque from other states, but he guarantees Tech will come back to O.G.
Frequent producer for Tech, Seven, on the keyboard
Roger Troutman is known for using the “talkbox” in California Love. He died in 1999. Tech mentions him because you can hear the talkbox being used in the hook
Also he did a song with Roger Troutman (Twisted) so he has a personal connection, i.e. “Rest in peace, baby”
Ollie Gates owns the Gates Bar-b-q joint in KC. Tech has been a fan of the place since he was a kid and is showing his love for the place in the song
Aaron Yates is Tech N9ne’s real name