They could only be great dancers 30 Cops or More by Boogie Down Productions

During the peak of racial discrimination in America, Black Americans were barred from several opportunities on the basis of skin color and were commonly only able to find success in the entertainment industry as dancers, jazz musicians, and actors.

More often than not, they were refused more serious job opportunities that required specialized skills or education.

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History is made only by the masses of the people Exhibit B by Boogie Down Productions

In his view, collective action (or inaction) defines history.

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We must smash this one quickly Exhibit B by Boogie Down Productions

The idea or the myth that history can be made by one man and one man alone, must be put to rest.

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Surround them with thousands of people who have the same ideas they do
Willing to make those ideas reality and the situation changes drastically
Exhibit B by Boogie Down Productions

Given the examples above, he ties together the idea that it takes collective will to change the course of history.

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Put him in the middle of Birmingham by himself, speaking out against racism
He would be lynched
Exhibit B by Boogie Down Productions

If Martin Luther King did not have the support of his followers (again, the “masses”) during his 1963 Birmingham Campaign, his brilliant ideas and passion to end racism in America would not have been able to impact history as profoundly as it has.

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Put him in the middle of Valley Forge, by himself, surrounded
By the British, he can do nothing
Exhibit B by Boogie Down Productions

Valley Forge was the site of the military camp of the Continental Army, commanded by George Washington, during the American Revolutionary War. During the winter of 1777-1778, the Continental Army was nearly wiped out by harsh conditions, including bitter cold, disease, dwindling food supplies, and damp quarters. Though thousands of soldiers perished, the Continental Army survived their battle of wills and ultimately defeated the British.

The point is being made that although George Washington is often credited for the resilience and success of the Continental Army during this time, it is the unrecognized men or “masses” under his command who helped make this such and important event in history.

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That's when I pick up my nine and just begin 100 Guns by Boogie Down Productions

He picks up his 9 millimeter handgun and begins shooting.

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And gwan on me way 100 Guns by Boogie Down Productions

Gwan is a Jamaican term meaning “going,” “going on” or “go on”.

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Beating Your Drum Studio Lovin' by Wiz Khalifa

Another musical metaphor for the fact that he is giving her sex.

In slang, to “beat it up” means to be on the giving end of a sexual encounter. Beat that pussy is a popular phrase in rap music.

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Hello, yeah I'm the studio right now
Oh, you trying to come through?
(yeah, I wanna give you some studio loving)
Alright well umm... I'm a finish up this last lil joint
And I'm a umm...i'm a give you a call. I'm a text you or sum
Studio Lovin' by Wiz Khalifa

Wiz is on the phone with a woman who wants to swing by the recording studio to have sex with him.

After he finishes recording the song he’s working on, he’s going to shoot her a text to let her know it’s on.

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