We tryna make dat young Illmatic doe
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When we first started rapping me and my nigga was wack as hell…now we prophetic.
Sidenote my name is ISAIAH, who was a prophet in the bible
Novocaine is used to numb your sense of touch down so you cant feel much.
But i still feel you because in colloquial language, feel means to understand or be in accordance with.
Supernova’s blow up…i want my career/fame to blow up
4 leaf clovers are known for good luck
Refers to Jay’s “Dirt Off Your Shoulder”
Ida B plus wells equals Ida B Wells, a historic black figure.
But notice the wishing wells as i am wishing for success.
more indepth, there were housing projects in Chicago named after Ida B wells, so one, like me in context of the song, would want to wish to make it out of the projects.
Isley plus brothers= the isley brothers a dope ass soul group.
They literally were for the brothers(black dudes) with all that soulful, lovemaking music.
They also represented an extreme amount of Afrocentrism, which means they are literally for the progression of the brothers(black dudes)
In a nutshell my hook is a parody of the theme song to the show “Good Times” in which they say a ton of depressing shit then say “Good Times”
Rodney King gots tons of money off of a settlement he got for unjustifiably being beat to smithereens by those corrupt cops