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Ruff Ryders' Eve has revealed that a past encounter with Mase inspired her to quit stripping and become a rapper in the 1990’s.
Lil Kim had a breasts surgery somewhere between 2001 and 2001
A bridge from the Future
This refers to making music, when you got it in you, if you wait too long to make music it’ll stress you.
But it also links to the making money line, when you make a living out of music, when you wait to make any, the stress is x2.
Having your windows not tinted makes you an easier target since people can see you through regular car windows.
Here, try to get an accurate shot or see if I did or didn’t bend when I saw you pull that gun out.
Additionally, k.dot is also speaking of the fact that if you carry a gun, you better be prepared to use it with efficiency, time and ones life are truly at stake.
You sippin' Belvedere, a high class vodka while some are out there struggling in the streets trying to rob a rich man.
As soon as the beat drops, Kendrick delivers the lyrical heat to you and anyone who hear it
Litteral meaning; while this song plays, some guy in a block near is probably popping a few bullets with his glock.
Obvious reference to Jay-Z’s song 99 problems which is borrowed from Ice-T’s song by the same name.
Even under financial pressure, he never took a look down, he kept it 100 in his rhymes.
Kendrick knew he couldn’t take a 9-5 security job for long in a dangerous city like Compton which is dipped in drugs & violence.
He either would get shot while working or fall in depression from all the stress this kind of job impose you.