Grand momma sat me down and said, 'you need to know
Boy you a little light in this world, let your heat just glow
Show Me The Good Life by Blu (Ft. Aloe Blacc & Joseph)

“This Little Light of Mine” is an early 20th-century children’s gospel spiritual. It encourages children to confidently and proudly display their faith in the world, in accordance with Matthew 5:14–1, where Jesus tells his disciples:

“Ye are the light of the world. A city that is set on an hill cannot be hid. Neither do men light a candle and put it under a bushel, but on a candlestick; and it giveth light unto all that are in the house.”

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=7yrB7ePz5CM The song has gained popularity as a Negro spiritual, perhaps because Black American children have not always been encouraged to have self-belief and self-worth.

Although he is a Muslim, Yasiin Bey’s umi encouraged him to do the same thing:

My Umi said shine your light on the world

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It's a few things my momma never told me to mold me
But her soul is so golden the way she floss it
Show Me The Good Life by Blu (Ft. Aloe Blacc & Joseph)

His mother has also neglected to show him the good life to shape him into a person with meaning. Although, he still believes she’s a good person.

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An old boy but I ain't Korean We Ball by XV (Ft. Bruce Meanz & Sez Batters)

Old Boy is a Korean thriller movie that was released in 2003. It is critically acclaimed and was remade in America in 2013.

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[Intro: OneRepublic sample] SOS (5:55am) by Starlito

Sampled from OneRepublic’s “Counting Stars.”

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Breaking swishers like bad habits Memo by Sir Michael Rocks

Habits are hard to break, especially bad ones. Sometimes it can take countless tries to break a habit. Sir Michael is breaking swishers like people try to break bad habits.

He is splitting his swisher sweet cigarillo down the middle to empty the tobacco and fill with marijuana.

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Last time I checked, I deposited it Paper, Rock, Scissors by Don Trip and Starlito

This line plays off a similar one from “Hot Potato,” a song on the original Step Brothers mixtape:

Last time I checked, I cashed it!

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Man, the laws just won't leave me alone Pimp C 3000 by Don Trip and Starlito

Lito finishes his verse with a final reference to a Pimp C line from “Pocket Full of Stones.”

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I typed a text to the girl I used to see Pimp C 3000 by Don Trip and Starlito

A reference to Andre’s opening line in UGK’s “Int'l Players Anthem.”

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It's just me and all my folks, we coming up slamming Cadillac doors Pimp C 3000 by Don Trip and Starlito

This references “Elevators (Me & You)” once again, this time using the hook:

Me and you
Yo mama and yo cousin too
Riding down the strip on vogues
Coming up slamming Cadillac doors

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They used to run up on me be like, "Gucci, what you know?"
I tell them, "Get this glass, and get the fuck away from me ho!"
Back in '95 by Gucci Mane 1

Gucci continues the “Pocket Full of Stones” reference here, using the first two lines in Pimp C’s verse:

Back in the days they used to run up sayin Pimp C what ya know?
I tell em get this crack and get the fuckawayfrommehoe!

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