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Classic fronting. L is calling out fakes
L feels comfortable carrying around a lot of money, because he doesn’t have to fight to keep it because he has a gun he can shoot
Sample taken from D. Dre’s Deep Cover
Detox, is Dr. Dre’s final solo album
Controversy surrounds it, because it has taken Dre 12 years to work on it (And it’s still not out), since his last album 2001
It’s taking Dre longer to create Detox than it did for America to kill Osama
So you aren’t going to get one soon
Yela is from Gadsden, Alabama. 20 miles west of Atlanta
20 West is also the interstate and direction from Atlanta to Alabama.
To get the name of a man imprinted permanently on your chest shows a great obsession
The chest is also a highly symbolical place for a tattoo, related to emotions and love — see the “we should be together too” ambiguous final line of this verse.
The phrase “nail in the coffin” refers to finishing off an argument/fight. Although this track didn’t end the beef, it definitely killed Benzino
Pac’s going ninja by sneaking in and attacking when people aren’t ready, then “getting ghost” and vanishing before anyone knows what’s going on
Story goes that when Dre was thinking of signing Em, everyone pushed for Dre to no do it. Dre went with his gut and signed Em. Best investment he ever made