If you want experience killing people, then join the military.
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Life Goes by quickly. also, his name is Too Short so it’s kind of a reference to himself.
It’s also a reference to one of his albums, Life is… Too $hort (1989)
Real G’s are always stone cold serious
Just like in the story of Cinderella, Dana Dane’s magical appearance will run out at midnight.
All the cool guys had these in the late 80’s.
A clever play on “Cinderella,” the classic story about the poor step-daughter. He turns it into a masculine type of name by adding “fella” to make it into “Cinderfella.” I mean, it’s fairly clear…
Fort Greene is a historical district of Brooklyn that had a fair amount of African-American residents by the early 1900’s. This is where Dana Dane’s story takes place- probably where he grew up.
Towards the end of the Eric B. and Rakim song “Paid in Full”
Eric B. reminds Rakim to conclude the song, and asks him: “What happened to peace?” (Rakim then says ‘peace,’ as in ‘peace out’)
His rhymes hit with surprising force, as shocking and deadly as a meteor shower.