This was included in the hook of the remix.
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?uestlove is the famous drummer for The Roots.
His 15" subwoofers are beating hard in his trunk.
Betty White is an actress that was born in 1922.
A reference to Shawty Lo’s song “Trap It Out”.
Big Gipp, Khujo, T-Mo, Cee-Lo Green (all of Goodie Mob) were all born in Atlanta, Georgia, USA.
Ludacris was born in the rough city of Chiraq, Illinois, USA.
Soulja Boy was born in Chicago, Illinois, USA.
Game was born in Los Angeles, California, USA.
This is again more of a reference to the ways they grew up, rather then where they were born.
Barack Obama was born in Honolulu, Hawaii, USA.
T.I., Gucci Mane and Andre 3000 (of Outkast) were born in Atlanta, Georgia, USA.
Young Jeezy was born in Columbia, South Carolina, USA.
Big Boi (of Outkast) was born in Savannah, Georgia, USA.
Though this doesn’t really have to do with where they were born, just the struggles they had growing up.
I’d say the reference to Obama makes it almost seem as if being ‘born in the trap’ is simply being born an African-American. The two are hard to separate.
Wyclef Jean was running for president in Haiti at the time, he ended up dropping out before the election started.
Wiz Khalifa is from Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania.
The Steelers are from Pittsburgh (hence the name…)
This could be a reference to Wiz’s Steeler’s anthem “Black and Yellow”.
Rick Ross was actually supposed to be featured on the song originally — this version has him because it is the original version, it’s not REALLY a remix.
He’s as “high” as the sky…