Reference to Aaliyah’s “Back and Forth.”
However, I doubt Phife get as obsessive over the late R&B princess as some modern rappers..
This video is processing – it'll appear automatically when it's done.
Or share a link to this explanation
Copy and paste to embed:
Show other contributors +
Add a suggestion
Q-Tip will simply toss your girl into his locked trunk.. wait, what?
No, not that undercover brother..
Tip got his nickname for being smooth to the ear like an actual q-tip, supposedly.
But q-tip have never done anything but violate my ears.
If you’re known to take “L’s” it’s because most the stuff you do is awe-inspiringly stupid.
Hip hop blogger BigGhostFase loves to describe the many L’s taken by a certain rapper today..
Q-Tip has been known for writing some intimate lyrics, but this might be one of the worst pick-up lines I’ve ever heard.
She loves the counter-balance of pleasure and pain during sex.
Isaac Washington was a character from the Love Boat, a show that was popular from the late-70’s in the mid-80’s. He was a jobless man-turned-boat bartender played by Ted Lange.
Tribe comes straight from Linden Boulevard in New York. The street reaches from Queens to Brooklyn. The group has also mentioned these origins in “Check The Rhime.”
An all-star player, you could say, since they’re coming with more hits than the Braves and the Yankees.
I mean, if Jigga has the money to spend $1500 on his seat and you have the money to spend $50 on a 20-inch Zenith, you don’t even have to ask who is truly enjoying the fight.
Jay trying to throwing shade at 2Pac. By letting you tell it, he’s doing so indirectly, but leading you there with the preceding line “same night, same fight”. Using “same” twice Jay is saying how different he is even though he’s sitting in same seat. Also plays on boxing metaphors, “playing right”/leading with right hand.
once again leaving it up to the listener to decide if hes alluding to tupac