Biggie’s lyrics and music are one of the reasons Rap Genius is alive, One of the founders, Mahbod Moghadam (Maboo), pays homage with a shirt in reference to Biggie’s “What’s Beef.”
Biggie ain’t about beef though..
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If you don’t leave the state, Biggie is gonna mess with your manhood. Pause.
Trey just got out of a heavy relationship with a girl and now he’s looking for a rebound. That’s it, a rebound. That’s basically what this song is about. Any girls wanna get the boards?
In case you didn’t know, the “shake joint” is the strip club. Perhaps Club Paradise in this case..
But whatever money he’s tipping those girls with, he’s also making each week through other artist paying for a Drake feature.
Little X, more commonly known as Director X, is well-known for putting together music videos for rappers such as Jay-Z, Nicki Minaj, and Mr. West.
He recently directed the video for Drake’s “Started From The Bottom.”
As mentioned before, Drake is crooning some grade-A teenage angst that would be found on a fake Drake profile on Facebook.
Kanye doesn’t want you making no faces or opening your mouth. Don’t come with that Bobby Brown jaw.
Kanye’s pushing a Mercedes-Benz G-500
There was a time when Jay-Z claimed retirement. After he released The Black Album, Jay swore he was retiring from the rap game.
Then he went all Michael Jordan and jumped back out of retirement, even calling it the ‘worst retirement in history,"
After 14 solo studio albums, and 3 collaborative albums (including this one), Jay-Z isn’t going anywhere, apparently even if he says he is.
In 2011, Drake said this was his favorite verse he’s ever done: