30,000 is considered cruising altitude on planes. So he’s cruising while people still try to bring him down.
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He isn’t your average artist. His passion and drive to rap comes from something other than getting women and money.
Venice Beach is in California, and Kendrick feels like his flow is something he didn’t even know he had. It flowed just like water did on the shore.
He started actually writing, instead of putting things on a piece of paper. His music had meaning to it, that it didn’t in the beginning of his career. He found a bigger message.
When he first picked up a pen and started writing, he was having a hard time getting used to it. Even though it’s hard to believe, he struggled for a bit.
Assuming he’s talking about his previous mixtape, “Youngest Head Nigga In Charge”, Kendrick is back with heat. He is coming to set things straight that haven’t been fixed in the Hip-Hop culture.
Kendrick sees himself as the future of West Coast Hip-Hop.
He replies and tells everyone that its up to Jay, but he’s ready to take on this fool.
A Pick is a tool.
They told him to wait, even though he’s been ready to go at Jay. But he doesn’t want to wait anymore.
He’s just saying the same thing the previous 2 lines in the intro said. Just using Jay-Z’s nickname, HOV.