“Pissy” means drunk
Moet I understand, but…Alizé? Really, B.I.G.? Girly drink!
2Pac and the Outlawz would eventually use Biggie’s fondness for the fruity liqueur as diss material in “Hit Em Up” — which is a hypocritical diss, considering the recipe for 2Pac’s “Thug Passion”:
2 parts Cristal, 1 part Alizé
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Robin Leach was a television personality most known for hosting the show Lifestyles of the Rich and Famous (which — for the younger crowd — was a proto-Cribs)
Take a look at the background of this image of Lifestyles. In the entire music video for Juicy, he’s standing around poolsides and places a lot like this.
Play on the lyrics from the beat’s sample, “Juicy Fruit” by James Mtume:
I’ve had a few but not that many
But you’re the only one that gives me good and plenty
It’s also a reference to Good & Plenty candy, which B.I.G. ate by the handful (notice he changed the original so that he’s the one getting the candy)
I haven’t included all of the Puff Daddy backgroundspeak in the lyrics, which is a shame…some people find Puff Daddy annoying, I find his voice meditative (Suge Knight disagrees, of course..)
Get really banged up and make an effort to listen to his intrusive running monotone in the background: “aaalll gooood…” “money hoes and clothes…” and the more aggressive “Aks somebody nigga!”
Ron G, aka the Youngest in Charge, is probably best known for his breaks tape Beat Kingdom. Brucie B, Kid Capri and Funk Flex are also well-known DJs, while Lovebug Starski was a party-rocking old-school MC
Lovebug Starski is known for creating the genre title “Hip-Hop” while partyrocking “Hip to the Hop you just don’t stop”
Although sardines are perfectly healthy (in general, the smaller the fish, the better), they are also inexpensive..
BIGGIE: MAYBE YOU SHOULD’VE STUCK WITH SARDINES!
Prescient of the Day the World Changed, but a reference to the 1993 “small fries” bombing
After 2001, the words ‘World Trade’ were sometimes cut out of the song, just like the word ‘pregnant’ in ‘Gimme the Loot’
Rappin' Duke was a proto-rapper posing as a rapping John Wayne. His hit single, “Rappin' Duke”, contained the chorus, “duh-ha, duh-ha”
Tape players … I miss the hiss..
When you overplayed a tape, it would blow out and break.
A brand of malt liquor favored by the poor as a cheap way to get drunk