Observant Muslims are obliged to complete five compulsory prayers a day. However the pious can complete additional optional prayers for extra merit.
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Lupe is Muslim. Muslims face Mecca when they pray. So when in the West, a muslim would face east to pray.
A googly is a term specific to the sport cricket and is a type of delivery of the ball bowled by a right-arm leg spin bowler.
He could be saying “I keeper” as a play on words. Seeing as a googly can be hard for the wicket keeper to get a hold on if the batsmen misses it.
In fact Lupe has worn his iced out Cartier Santos watch to this freestyle in honour of Tim Westwood.
He comments in the interview prior to the freestyle that last time Lupe and DJ Tim Westwood met, that Tim made fun of his ‘thin ass chain’ and non-blinged out watch.
Here Lupe makes it clear he’s talking about metaphorical shots and actually wants to enlighten people.
This phrase is used multiple ways.
When recording a track in a studio, the artist can always have another take if they make a mistake. As this is a live freestyle, Lupe does it first time.
He spits (over all 3 tracks) for over 9 minutes with no breaks and no water. Thirsty work!!