Got no leaders among him, DC Or Nothing by Wale

Is it ironic that, in the city of the world’s leaders, no one is there to lead the people in the hood in the right direction?

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Making love to the streets, they be lusting for bread
They ain’t sleeping until they know every customer fed
DC Or Nothing by Wale

A reference to one of two things:

1) The prostitutes abundant in the D.C. streets, who are making love to all the people in the streets who are hungry for sex, so they feed them.

2) People who sell drugs. They are always speaking about how they love the streets and how they are married to the streets. Which is why he says “they aint sleeping until they know every customer fed,” referring to drugs.

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Think someone can beat me? Well whoo dey?
N-O one can beat me, call me Drew Brees
FreshMan of the Year by Cyclone

Some wordplay referencing the New Orleans Saints.

The Saints' fans often chant, “Whoo dey?”. Cyclone wants to know who can beat him in a reference to this chant, which sets up the next line.

At the start of the next line, “N-O” serves as a double entendre:

  1. It stands for New Orleans, continuing the Saints wordplay, and
  2. It shows that no one can beat Cyclone

The Drew Brees reference to end the verse completes the Saints wordplay.

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And I am a star, way above a boss FreshMan of the Year by Cyclone

A reference to Rick Ross, who frequently refers to himself as the boss, and, in “John”, says:

I’m not a star, somebody lied

Ross also has a less-known song, which inspired that line in “John”, titled “I’m Not a Star”

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Or a diamond studded bezel in a nice watch FreshMan of the Year by Cyclone

A watch reference to continue the “shining” metaphor

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Shining like a nice metal FreshMan of the Year by Cyclone

Many types of metal shine

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And musically the same level
As that Young Money crew,
FreshMan of the Year by Cyclone

This line makes the previous “bedrock” reference a double entendre: “Bedrock” is a hit song by Lil Wayne’s Young Money Group, and Cyclone says he is just as good an artist as them.

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No one sleep on me, I'm too hard, not a comforter
More like bedrock,
FreshMan of the Year by Cyclone

People sleep on artists they consider “soft”. But Cyclone is too hard to be slept on.

He says he is not soft, as a comforter is, and continues the bed language by saying he is hard like bedrock.

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And par is the one and only thing I'm under FreshMan of the Year by Cyclone

Usually, being “under” something else is a bad thing. However, in golf, the objective is to be “under par”.

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I am moving so fast I must be racing the cars FreshMan of the Year by Cyclone

Cyclone is making moves in the rap game so fast, it’s as if he is in a race with cars.

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