I'ma rock them L’s! Low life loser, life like luna, lacksadaisical, listless luna, Tic liver lifeless, living likeness, lusting longing lyrics like this, little league, lard larsonist liar, label ledger, left the leper lia, bull, lull, lateral learning, laps language latent lurking, language, language, local logo, light laboring, limited local
With rhymes like these, it’s a wonder that battle with LL Cool J didn’t go better. This reads less like a battle rap and more like a Sesame Street segment.
Not many people can actually make heads or tails of what he’s saying anyways, as if it matters. Would it be any less ridiculous if we managed to figure out what phrase really goes in place of “listless luna”? It’s fairly obvious that Moe Dee was the first and last emcee on record to try and take out an opponent simply by showing how many words he knows that start with the same letter.
This makes references to two concepts in physics and common language.
The first is to the apple, which is a symbol of gravity. This is because an apple was purported to have fallen on Sir Isaac Newton’s head, which was the foundation of his theory of gravitation.
The second is ‘from the shoulders of giants’, meaning to develop theories from the works of others. Hawking is saying that his work is significant enough that his work will be used extensively in future studies.
This is also a reference to the Hawking book of the same name. .
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