Jimmy The Girl Tried to Kill Me by Ice-T

Jimmy : aka johnson, cock

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Had to cross my legs just to look at her tits The Girl Tried to Kill Me by Ice-T

Boner outta control yo

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Walkin' round the town, Megablast by Public Enemy

Walking is the preferred method of travel for the crackhead, usually with missing items of clothing and sometimes in the direction of oncoming traffic

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Ya throw two punches, now you got no wind Megablast by Public Enemy

Crackheads outta breath after two punches

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The Public Enemy seat I've enjoyed Miuzi Weighs a Ton by Public Enemy

The Public Enemy was a gangster movie from 1931 starring James Cagney which caused a moral outrage at the time for its violent depictions of a social underclass

Chuck is channeling this imagery in his rhymes, when he talks of his position in society

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If they made me a King - I would be a tyrant Miuzi Weighs a Ton by Public Enemy

Double entendre in that King also means a Martin Luther King, a benign force for social good — Chuck ain’t about that, he’s takin rights back, not asking for them — hence a tyrant

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Ed Rendell And So it Burns by Jedi Mind Tricks

Fellow Philly representer Ed Rendell has been mayor of Philadelphia and Governor of Pennsylvania.

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Public Enemy number one in DC
Public Enemy number one in Cleveland, Ohio
Also where Public Enemy number one in St. Louis
Public Enemy number one in New Jersey
And bust it
Where also, Public Enemy number one in Cincinnati
In Atlanta
Miuzi Weighs a Ton by Public Enemy

Chuck is shouting out prominent African-American populated cities in the East / Mid-West and South

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Biter never been a Miuzi Weighs a Ton by Public Enemy

Chuck has never stolen (bitten) other peoples rhymes

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My style versatile said without rhymes
Which is why they're after me an' on my back
Miuzi Weighs a Ton by Public Enemy

The entire first half of the this last verse goes “without rhymes”. And here the formal logic of the couplet, which dominates not just this album but the art form in the mid 80s, is suddenly and dramatically stripped away. The resulting off-kilter “lecture” demands that the listener “understand my rhythm”, rather than the rhyme. These moments, and a few others on the album, showcase the group’s virtuosity and forecast future greatness — but, like the album as a whole, the second half of the verse is rhymed couplets, privileging the expected over innovation.

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