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Soul starts off by saying he’s dope like opium (drug metaphor, dope/opium), so if the cops come he’s leaving. Opium is a drug usually smoked, but can also be changed chemically to make heroin
Kendrick takes what Soul’s saying and adds another layer: “come like a nut” or “cum”.
Harry “Opie” Winston is name of one of the dopest/realest characters in the TV show Sons of Anarchy who isn’t the biggest fan of the police
After Kendrick spits it feels like you just got struck by lightening. Getting struck by lightening is very rare, like all of Kendrick’s verses.
The Heisman Trophy is awarded annually to the most outstanding player in collegiate football. Only way you could survive Kendrick’s blows is by being the best
Ab-Soul is from Carson while Kendrick Lamar is from Compton (both in California)
While “padding one’s palate” could mean to drop a hit of acid on blotter paper, Chance clarifies that he’s talking about filling up his wallet with the Almighty Dollar
He’s putting acid paper on his soft palette ( soft palette is the roof of the mouth)
he talks about paper while padding his pallete with acid
Punch is the president of TDE as well as a great rapper
Clever wordplay here with “fly” and “plain/plane”. Soul continues to grow and become better, while these other lames remain plain
Batman Begins had a worldwide total of $372,710,015
As of March 29, 2011, The Dark Knight’s total worldwide gross stands at $1,001,921,825
These were the most recent depictions of Bruce Wayne, but the third installment The Dark Knight Rises grossed a worldwide total of $1,081,041,287
“No bats, just game” bats referring back to Batman, but could also be referring to baseball, hence “just game”
Coach Carter is a movie about a coach who benched his undefeated basketball team because they had poor academic results
Referencing 2Pac’s “Hit You Up” and The Notorious B.I.G.’s “Who Shot Ya” which are two of the most iconic songs in hip-hop
They both got murdered, similarly to how Soul will murder any rapper tryin' to step to him