Beantown to S.I., Let It Off by CZARFACE

“Beantown” is another name for the city of Boston, where 7L & Esoteric are from, while “S.I.” is another word for Staten Island or Shaolin, where Deck is from.

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Rhyme sharper than the lightbeam on a jedi Let It Off by CZARFACE

“Lightbeam” is deck referring to the Lightsaber, a common sword-like weapon carried by both Jedi and Sith in the Star Wars franchise.

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INS ya highness Let It Off by CZARFACE

Rebel INS is another moniker for Inspectah Deck, dating back to the Enter the Wu-Tang days. Deck has called himself The Highness ever since the line in his classic verse off of Raekwon’s “Guillotine (Swordz)”.

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Cut you like a scimitar Savagely Attack by CZARFACE (Ft. Ghostface Killah)

A Scimitar is a Asian sword.

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To get that nineties vibe Savagely Attack by CZARFACE (Ft. Ghostface Killah)

Many hip-hop purists often think back and say that the 90s was the best decade for rap music, and is when all of the rappers on this track got into the game (7L & Esoteric’s first EP came out in 1999). To get back in that 90s mindset, Esoteric writes his rhymes in his old Lexus, the same way Luda writes his in an old Acura Legend.

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I cave the motherfucking roof like heavy snow Savagely Attack by CZARFACE (Ft. Ghostface Killah)

While most people try to raise the roof, Deck literally collapses it like a heavy snowfall.

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Chopping up the track like a Dilla beat Savagely Attack by CZARFACE (Ft. Ghostface Killah)

In the music business, “chopping” often refers to the action of creating a beat, which is what J Dilla is notoriously known for. Deck doesn’t produce, instead he lyrically maims the track with his sharp lyrics.

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Killer Bee, Savagely Attack by CZARFACE (Ft. Ghostface Killah)

Wu-affiliates often refer to themselves as “Killer Bees”. An example of this is on the single cover and in the video of “Triumph” off their second album, Wu-Tang Forever.

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Beat Street Ramo, spittin' on your name Savagely Attack by CZARFACE (Ft. Ghostface Killah)

Beat Street is a 1984 drama about the developing hip-hop scene in New York. Ramo was one of the main characters, a graffiti artist, whose nemesis in the city was a guy named Spit.

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But fighting is sacrilegious like a Tim Tebow tackle It's Raw by CZARFACE (Ft. Action Bronson)

Tim Tebow, quarterback for the New York Jets, is a pious and a very religious person. Esoteric delivers a quite humourous line, saying that if you tackle him, you’re sacking a religious dude (Sack-religious).

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