Serve consonants hotter than hot combs (coals)
And surfing through brown (perm)anent germs that will jump off of it
Between Friends by Flying Lotus (Ft. Captain Murphy & Earl Sweatshirt)

Many of Earl’s rhymes are internal rhymes and rely strongly on his delivery of the entire word to understand what he is saying thoroughly, noted by Earl himself at the beginning of this verse.

His serves his consonants so hot apparently that its like a hot comb that will burn all the germs away if you run it through your hair.

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Really show no mercy, all master, no Percy Between Friends by Flying Lotus (Ft. Captain Murphy & Earl Sweatshirt)

A shoutout to Southern rap legend Master P, whose real name is Percy Robert Miller.

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The Force is strong with this one though
Over 9,000 midi-chlorians say so
Between Friends by Flying Lotus (Ft. Captain Murphy & Earl Sweatshirt)

“The force is strong with this one” is a line pulled from Yoda in Star Wars. In other words, Captain Murphy is skilled.

Midi-chlorians are a bacteria in human cells in the Star Wars trilogy associated with the Force. Average humans have about 2,500 Midi-clorians per cell, while the highest known number was 20,000 for Anakin Skywalker (Darth Vader).

Therefore, we know that Captain Murphy is probably pretty fucking skilled. Worthy of Yoda’s appreciation.

Source: http://starwars.wikia.com/wiki/Midi-chlorian

“Over 9000” is probably also a reference to a Dragonball scene: http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=SiMHTK15Pik

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Jamie
August 3rd, 2012

“Over 9000” was originally a Dragonball scene reference, but it’s better known after meme culture appropriated it. Since then “Over 9000” has become a generic term used in place of an accurate statistic to highlight the triviality of poorly-researched numbers as reported by the mass media. 4Chan famously used this in September of 2008, when one particular Anonymous troll left a message on Oprah Winfrey’s message board, claiming to represent an organized network of “over 9000” pedophiles. Oprah took the bait, and read the post to her audience.

In the wider scheme of things, Earl’s use of “Over 9000” demonstrates Odd Future’s connection to apathetic geek web culture. Who’d have thought 4Chan and hiphop would ever share such a connection?

SuchANerd
March 16th, 2013

These lines actually say, “The Force is strong with this one though/Over 9000 Midi-clorians SAYIN' so.”

Because these lines make a reference to both Star Wars and Dragonball, it is important to note that SAYING sounds like Saiyan, the alien species that Goku from Dragonball is a member of. There are two references for Star Wars, “The Force Is Strong With This One” and “Midi-clorians.” And there are two references to Dragonball, “Over 9000” and “Saiyan”

80hd
August 5th, 2012

Don’t forget he puts a bit of emphasis on “midi”.

Like midi controllers.

The layers are strong with this one.

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His bars are so damn turbo charged that they are flying off the track like those little slot cars that fly off the track when they get going to fast.

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Stage diving Dalai Lama
Monks by Frank Ocean

This is an analogy for the relationship Monks have with the Dalai Lama to the relationship fans have with a musical artist.

It can even be extended to the practices of prayer/meditation that Monks do to the mosh pits fans do etc.

The rituals, respect and prayers of monks to the Dalai Lama and the mosh pit crowds that embrace Odd Future music/performances are comparable in their level of devotion.

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He is moving his tongue in really repetitive motions like the “M-m-m-m-my Sharona,” in the song by The Knack. As you can see in the next line, his girl likes it a lot (maybe a little too much).

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Smoke like Jamaicans, run it like I’m Usain One Up by Childish Gambino (Ft. Steve G. Lover)

Rasta, Rasta!

Jamaican Olympic sprinter Usain Bolt, is the current world record holder of the 100m dash. He famously obliterated the competition, even slowing down before the finish line.

Steve claims that he runs shit the same way that Usain Bolt runs down the competition.

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=qslbf8L9nl0

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CG’s life counter is 1 higher than before. Classic video game reference here.

Childish can do what he wants right now because he has an extra life so screw YOLO.

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