Lucifer was an angel who fell (went against God) and was banished to Hell (crippled and lame because he can no longer be in Heaven)
This line also references “Sympathy for the Devil,” a 1969 song by the Rolling Stones that included the line, “hope you guess my name/ But what’s puzzlin' you is the nature of my game”
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The Devil is often portrayed as having a forked tongue. Qwel and others are going to war against Satan and the lies that he tempts people with
Because of all the war and turmoil in our lives, the only way to truly be at peace is to die (“sleep in the ground”)
Qwel (and many others) believe that the Freemasons are attempting to take over the world. Although the Masons want to keep this supposed plot under wraps, Qwel and fellow conspiracy theorists voice their opinions freely
The lyrics should be read “Messianic demons” (as in people professing to be the Messiah, or rather “False Christs”), not “Masonic demons"
– This very idea is spoken of in Matt. 24:23-24:
23.) Then if any man shall say unto you, Lo, here is Christ, or there; believe it not. 24.) For there shall arise false Christs, and false prophets, and shall shew great signs and wonders; insomuch that, if it were possible, they shall deceive the very elect.
A reference to the Bible’s Book of Revelation, in which the Four Horsemen of the Apocalypse are the harbingers of Christ’s Last Judgement
The fourth horseman is described as either being pale or greenish, and signifies Death
This is very true; the murder rate in New Orleans is 49.1 per 100,000 per year, over 10 times the national average and the highest for any large American city
Asses, of course
The perfect excuse for any occasion. Accidentally spill soup on someone’s toupee? Forget to pay back a loan? Got drunk instead of picking up your boss’s daughter from softball practice?
WELL IT DOESN’T MATTER CAUSE I’M EMINEM
Dr. Dre’s first rap group, N.W.A. (Niggaz With Attitude) is widely credited with being the first commercially successful gangsta rap act. They were known to wear Raiders and LA Kings hats.
To “polly” means to copy someone and what they say. This comes from the fact that Polly is a popular name for a parrot, who often repeat phrases that they hear.