…and “Pelle Pelle” is a brand of leather coats:
The brand is well-known because many celebrities wear them — including 50 (three cheers for shameless promotion!)
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…“Skullys” are a form of winter caps…
50 Cent is referring to the Black Timberland Chukkas which many hustlers in NYC used to wear in the 90’s
To emphasize the point he’s making, Nas throws in some more slurs:
He means even people that aren’t black are still “his niggas”
On his Slim Shady LP, Em jokes about having several diseases, including AIDS.
Here, 50 Cent is refrencing a quote from the movie “New Jack City”, which documents the story of drug lord Nino Brown* during the crack epidemic
When Nino’s girlfriend confronts him about his ruthlessness, he grabs her, slams her against a table and douses her with champagne, uttering the infamous line:
“Cancel that bitch, I’ll buy another one.”
…kinda harsh, 50
(*Nino is referenced frequently in rap music — especially by Lil Wayne)
Pssh, who needs water to make a protein shake when you can do the job with a $289.00 bottle of champagne?
50 Cent is once again reminding us that he got his ass shot nine times back in 2000 (but now he’s back — and better than ever!)
50 Cent is one of few mainstream artists who has gangsta rap in their catalog
NOTE: since this song came out he’s all but lost his gangsta status