Shad is a very independent person which can be evidenced by his lack of guest features on his albums/with other people.
A nomad is a person who moves from one place to another and will not settle in one place, as such Nomad’s don’t have any maps they go wherever they want.
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Referring to the previous line if you play the hand you’re dealt and make the most out of it, you could still be succesfull
This is similar to the opening lines to Big Boi’s first verse on “ATLiens”, where he raps:
Well it’s the M-I-Crooked letter, ain’t no one better
And when I’m on the microphone you best to wear your sweater
Cause I’m cooler than a polar bear’s toenails"
Big Boi is also “cooler than most players claim to be” and “cooler than Freddy Jackson sippin a milkshake in a snowstorm”.
Kool Keith describes what his alter-ego looks like.
He is describing himself as a little green man.
A reference to Curtis Mayfield’s song Move On Up from his 1970 album Curtis, which Just Blaze sampled for Kanye West’s 2005 song Touch The Sky off his album Late Registration
A reference to Shad’s songs Out Of Love from his first album When This Is Over
and Out Of Love Pt. 2 from his second album The Old Prince.
In these songs Shad describes his plights with women.
True Beauty doesn’t cover itself in make-up is basically what Shad is saying.
Shad is using “the light” as an analogy
Frankenstein is a classic horror figure created by Mary Shelley, known for sporting turtleneck sweaters.
Flopping is the act of being hyped up but failing to sell enough/deliver.
Pos is implying that businessmen like record labels or management of sport’s team only pay brothers to make music for them or play sports so in turn they can make more money.