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Eatin' is my job, that’s what I does
He is talking about the girl giving him a STD, that´s why he is on the phone with his doctor.
Money has never been “nothing” to him.
Q mentioned he was mad at Jay Z for the “Niggas in Paris” line:
What’s 50 grand to a mothafucka like me, can you please remind me?
Saying “I know people that would cry if you gave them 50 grand” and that it was the reason behind his Nightmare on Figg St. lyrics:
What’s 50 grand to a muh fucka like me, can you please remind me?
Shit, I’ll remind ya
This line could also reference the previous line “bet on the fold”. while he’s playing craps, he sees the bets on the ground, so his eyes are glued to the floor.
Yay is slang for cocaine. It’s also a reference to Schoolboy Q’s song
Cocaine on a stove = crack cocaine
Reference to his two independent albums:
SetBacks didn’t make him any money, but Habits & Contradictions sold well with virtually no promotion, thus earning money while he was “sleeping”
Jim greets death as an old friend it’s good to see. This goes to show his relationship with the concept; a friend standing up for him at the worst times, always offering him comfort.
“The thought of suicide is a great consolation: by means of it one gets through many a dark night.”
― Friedrich Nietzsche
The idea of suicide offers a person an unrivaled freedom as well as an ever-present Plan B
The use of the West is just another metaphor for “The End” as the American West is often seen as the edge of western civilization. An “End of the World” of sorts
Bittersweet nostalgia in the face of the true End
Death has been his guide and friend, and in order to finally reach it, he must first let go of it. The idea of death can’t follow him in death itself