Bananas in pajamas…get it?
Play on the classic children’s TV show
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1) Doesn’t really cover that much of your foot
2) Aren’t particularly tough.
Once you’ve finished this record, you’ll be able to tell the friend you’re recommending this too of all of the amazing places Common is going to take them. He’s about to take you on them now.
This re-affirming of the previous line has been echoed elsewhere in hip hop. He wants you to share this excellent album with any old chum who might be interested.
Common had not put out an album since 1997’s One Day It’ll All Make Sense. This was his introduction back into the rap game, and like any good friend, he wants to know how you’re doing first.
Its that kind of gentleman-like behavior that earned Common an in with the Obamas.
Originally used in Big Daddy Kane’s Mortal Combat
Taken from Big Daddy Kane’s Mortal Combat
http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Your_Arms_Too_Short_to_Box_with_God actually taken from the title of this musical
A reference to the Broadway musical of the same name
Also known as the most used line in rap
You know how most rappers say “your arms too short to box with god?"“. Well Heavenly figures arms are too short to box with Ghost.
Also, a play on ‘God’, a common Wu and 5% nation substitute from ‘black’ or other nicknames