ATF be showing they ass around my block
Feds get all the respect cause they close shop
Tuesday and Thursday by Hot Boys

Juvie shows a grudging respect for the power of Federal crime-fighting outfits, including the Justice Department’s Bureau of Alcohol, Tobacco, Firearms and Explosives, commonly known as “the ATF”, and, of course, those folks who love to watch rappers, the FBI

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N.O.P.D. be rolling so deep
They be fucking over niggas
Kicking in doors
Sometimes, they be pulling triggers
Tuesday and Thursday by Hot Boys

Indeed, the NOPD has a long, terrifying history of raping and murdering its own citizens, as well as being involved in the same drug trade they are allegedly fighting. According to one article:

Investigators discovered that for six months in 1994, as many as 29 New Orleans police officers protected a cocaine supply warehouse containing 286 pounds of the drug. The FBI indicted 10 officers who had been paid nearly $100,000 by undercover agents. The investigation ended abruptly, after one officer successfully orchestrated the execution of a witness

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Two of the hottest days of the week
They harassing and hacking niggas in that UPT
Tuesday and Thursday by Hot Boys

Turk doesn’t mean that the weather is warmer on the titular days, but that the police presence (“heat”) is increased dramatically. “The UPT” is slang for Uptown New Orleans — see here for an explanation

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And they don't give a fuck what shape and sizing
Lock you down, prison rate steady rising
Tuesday and Thursday by Hot Boys

True that! Orleans Parish Prison holds more people per 1,000 residents than any other urban jail in the country. See this recent New York Times article for all the horrifying details

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I need a project bitch, a hoodrat bitch
One that don't give a fuck and say she took that dick
I Need a Hot Girl by Hot Boys (Ft. Big Tymers)

Early Cash Money records were very self-referential, and this line was later used as the chorus of “Project Bitch”, another Hot Boys/Big Tymers collaboration. The song was recorded under the moniker “Cash Money Millionaires” for the 2000 soundtrack to Baller Blockin', a film featuring Cash Money Records artists that can be viewed here

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Hit the spot with 50 shots, leave brains on the ground? We On Fire (Guerilla Warfare Version) by Hot Boys

The Hot Boys had explored the “50 shots” idea the year before, in their song “50 Shots Set’s It Off”[sic]

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What kinda nigga ride all day on twenties
Spend cash to the last penny, sipping Cristal and Henny?
We On Fire (Guerilla Warfare Version) by Hot Boys

So many meme rap ideas in one two-bar phrase! Driving a car with 20 inch rims, spending all your money conspicuously, and drinking Cristal sparkling wine and Hennessy cognac. It’s like rap in miniature!

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What kinda nigga got two Lex on his wrist? We On Fire (Guerilla Warfare Version) by Hot Boys

B.G. is wearing not one, but two Rolexes (Rolexeses? Rolexi?)

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What kinda nigga be bout nothing but war
Hop out of the car with a K and smoke a nigga like gar?
We On Fire (Guerilla Warfare Version) by Hot Boys

Several years after this song, Turk would perhaps take these lines a little too much to heart after he allegedly shot at a couple cops

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What kinda nigga freeze shop like a Eskimo? We On Fire (Guerilla Warfare Version) by Hot Boys

Juvie will buy a lot of “ice” — i.e. diamond jewelry. Brrrr!

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