I get in trouble a lot, and have a hard time sustaining attention and also need attention for myself.
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Until I get there, I’m gonna remain the same.
That’s never gonna happen, but I’ll stay on the grind until I get to the top.
I could front as a thug and gain a wide audience and sell lots of music. Also, this line is a baseball metaphor.
A lot of rappers these days (like Rick Ross) lie about their past and claim to be a thug, but I wanna take the high road and act like who I am.
A continuation of the religion metaphors in the previous line. Also, pilgrims go on long journeys to a Holy place, and I want my career a a hip-hop artist to be similar.
A reference to 2 Chainz and his song No Lie, mixtape T.R.U. REALigon, as well as his album Based On A T.R.U. Story.
Tyrone went from a pussy to a gangsta, due to rappers glamorizing the lifestyle.
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Lawrence had anything anyone could want, but when his father died all that went away.
Hugh Hefner waas the founder of Playboy, and was known to be around a lot of women, and Erk is comparing himself to him.