You gotta have a brain in order to be Ms. Kane I Get the Job Done by Big Daddy Kane

Note, not “Mrs” Kane. Very women’s lib, BDK.

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Slide and giddy-yup giddy-yup
These dog ass hoes need to suck a nigga nut
Shake That Ass Like A Salt Shaker by Birdman (Ft. Lil Slim & Pimp Daddy) 1

Slim would do additional talking about sliding and “dog-ass hoes” on his solo song from this same year (1993), “Bounce Slide Ride”

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Let me hit them from the back Shake That Ass Like A Salt Shaker by Birdman (Ft. Lil Slim & Pimp Daddy) 1

Hitting it from the back was another theme of early bounce

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Pimp Daddy Shake That Ass Like A Salt Shaker by Birdman (Ft. Lil Slim & Pimp Daddy) 1

Edgar “Pimp Daddy” Givens was already “a local bounce rapper of considerable importance and popularity” at this point, a year before the release of his debut album, Still Pimpin'. He would sadly be killed in a still-unsolved case in 1994

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Shake that ass like a salt shaker Shake That Ass Like A Salt Shaker by Birdman (Ft. Lil Slim & Pimp Daddy) 1

This phrase was apparently a very popular one in New Orleans, showing up on lots of early bounce tracks

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Verse 3: Lil Slim Shake That Ass Like A Salt Shaker by Birdman (Ft. Lil Slim & Pimp Daddy) 1

Lil Slim, one of Cash Money’s early signings, actually was responsible for discovering Lil Wayne in 1994, when he heard the 11-year-old rapping at a block party. Fun fact — Wayne was then using the rap name “Shrimp Daddy”, an homage to Pimp Daddy

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Outro: Lil Slim Shake That Ass Like A Salt Shaker by Birdman (Ft. Lil Slim & Pimp Daddy) 1

This outro is a shout-out to a veritable who’s-who of early bounce pioneers:

Reginald “Tec-9” Manuel, Albert “Yella Boi” Thomas, and Yaphet “Lil Ya” Jones were members of “gangsta bounce” progenitors U.N.L.V.

“Heavy Boy” here refers to Big Heavy of PxMxWx

Ronald “Sugar Slim” Williams is Baby’s brother and co-founder of Cash Money

Kilo G was Cash Money’s first artist, a fifteen-year-old horrorcore rapper

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I said, ride the dick a little deeper
And Cash Money ain't buyin' no beepers
Shake That Ass Like A Salt Shaker by Birdman (Ft. Lil Slim & Pimp Daddy) 1

Pimp Daddy is calling back to his own ouevre here, putting a record label-centric spin on a line from his song “Got to be Real”:

I said, ride the dick a little deeper
And a nigga might buy you a beeper

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My deep cuts way above your minor infractions Distraction (Occupy Wall Street Freestyle) by Talib Kweli 1

A line that could be read several ways:

  • Kwe’s songs (cuts) are meaningful (deep), in contrast to his antagonists'

  • The rich and powerful are engaged in “deep [budget] cuts” that punish the most vulnerable citizens , despite the fact that said folks haven’t done anything wrong

  • Perhaps more obliquely, a reference to the controversial technique of getting hard-to-reach oil and gas out of the ground called fracking

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As sure as Hi-Tek look like Richard from Last Dragon Distraction (Occupy Wall Street Freestyle) by Talib Kweli 1

Well?

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