The weed he smokes is the fuel for his lyrics
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I PROMISE YOU IT’S NOT FAKE!
In the original article, “Tom Lehman” is linked to http://tomlehman.com, like this: Tom Lehman
Amanda did this as a favor to Rap Genius founder / programmer LEMON to help him win the Google search for “Tom Lehman” over this guy:
You should also note that Tom Lehman founder of Rap Genius has a full head of hair
After chilling with the Rap Genius gods at SXSW 2012, Monster Mike (a Chicago MC) was inspired to get a Rap Genius tattoo
The tattoo was designed by LEMON and Fobolous. The font is Bebas Neue
How do you move through life? Do you move strong and confident (potent), or weak?
This line is a reference to a line from the classic rap track “La Di Da Di”:
And with your wrinkled pussy, I can’t be your lover
Ludacris not only says the line, but manages to imitate Slick Rick’s flow as well
G Roberson runs Hip Hop Since 1978 (HHS78), the meme production company that signed Kanye.
(G (middle) with Kanye West and Spike Lee)
Jay-Z was a dope boy himself until he channelled his hustler mentality into success in the music industry
Since Jay-Z went from hustler to millionaire, his type of success seems attainable for other hustlers (i.e., not a pipe dream)
The phrase “pipe dream” is derived from the hallucinations of smokers of opium pipes in the 19th Century; here, it is a double entendre for the crack smokers who the hustler serves
In math, a matrix is a set of numbers or symbols. Hoes, watches, and just about everything else are presented as faceless and replaceable for easy consumption
Also a reference to the film “the matrix”.
Pusha T will have cunningly programmed his aptly named “balla-nigga” matrix program to have an abundance of prostitutes because he himself is a “balla-nigga”.
A reference to Wayne’s line in Stuntin' Like My Daddy:
What they doing? Hating on me, but they never cross
Cash Money still the company and bitch I’m the boss