It's a blast like Plaxico Homie by Shad + Skratch Bastid (Ft. Cadence Weapon)

Plaxico Burress is an NFL wide receiver currently playing for the Pittsburgh Steelers. He receives “blasts”, or incredibly powerful throws, from quarterbacks; thats his job.

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Had guns like prom dates, look me in my face Do It All by Oddisee (Ft. Diamond District, Uptown XO & YU)

XO uses the simile of prom dates to describe how many guns him and his homies have. Similar to those intimate moments shared between couples at prom, many guns have been face/barrel to face with people.

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For no one time waits, me and my primates Do It All by Oddisee (Ft. Diamond District, Uptown XO & YU)

A slightly different wording of the common idiom, “time waits for no one”. The meaning of this is that no one is powerful enough to stop the forward progression of time.

In a slightly different sense this can mean that nothing really progresses in time, which is further solidified by the rest of the line, in which XO talks about his primates. It is believed that humans evolved out of primates years ago, but if “time waits for no one” including mankind, we are still as primal as we were thousands of years ago.

Another take on this is that the people XO hung out with were less than human, fiends at heart, and could not afford to wait for things to happen.

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Yeah, son, bread crumbs, left two steps from the edge Do It All by Oddisee (Ft. Diamond District, Uptown XO & YU)

yU is being bated by material goods, but those goods put his life on the line. It is similar to a pathway of bread crumbs leading up to the edge of a cliff; you are being drawn to these things and feel like you need them and that nothing can go wrong, but there will always be consequences that can be fatal.

Greed can lead to death.

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Call it perm, I know it burns that I'm relaxing in your face Ready To Rock by Oddisee

A perm is a way of doing one’s hair in waves or curls and then treating it so that the style lasts for a while. To fashion a perm, one must put chemicals in the hair to make it last which can often hurt, but the result is free-flowing, relaxed hair.

And damn, do you look good!

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So I ran, over tracks, like I could, beat the race Ready To Rock by Oddisee

Oddisee runs on tracks in the figurative sense, and also runs (raps) on tracks (beats).

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Looking at my future like it's sorta in my hindsight Ready To Rock by Oddisee

Looking ahead to what Oddisee believes his future is like seems to him like reflecting on something that has already happened. He has planned it out so well, has thought everything through, and is ready for anything that comes his way.

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Theory of space is
It's me doin me, all the time, all the rhymes
It's the butterfly effect that affect man kind
Ready To Rock by Oddisee

The butterfly effect is the phenomenon whereby a small change at one place in a complex system can have large effects elsewhere. The name comes from an example of this concept, saying that a butterfly flapping its wings can become a hurricane across the world.

Oddisee is just a tiny speck in the world’s population, yet the effect of his music can do much more than what would be expected. One man can release music that can touch the whole world. Oddisee believes he is the man to create music that spans the globe and changes so many lives forever.

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Loading hollows with my hands on the Bible My Hoe by Statik Selektah (Ft. Blu, Evidence & Reks)

A common struggle for hustlers often noted in hip hop, the line between following your religion and being a man of the streets. Blu is a Christian and follows Christianity closely, yet is forced to either kill or be killed in these mean streets.

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It's inside of your mind and heart
The heart is a house to love and so we build it up
It used to feel kinda empty until we filled it up
Home by Statik Selektah (Ft. Talib Kweli)

The heart is what you make it, where your heart is. Talib uses a metaphor of an empty house to describe the heart, saying that it begins empty but must be filled with furniture (memories) and people.

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