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It was common in the 80s for young people to French roll the bottom of their jeans in an attempt to make them look like skinny jeans. It wasn’t the best fashion trend.

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Back in the 80s and 90s, rock artists commonly wore stonewashed jeans. Very TIGHT stonewashed jeans…

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Admitting this is a complete stereotype of hockey players in the 80s and 90s, he’s referencing the famous (albeit bad) haircut called “the mullet”) (which IS commonly sported by white folks).

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A play off the group members of Run-DMC. He says the word “RUN” in the same way Rev Run does in their songs.

DMC’s = the emcees

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Here, he’s referring to the famous album, Raising Hell) by Run–D.M.C.

It is a significant album in that it gained attention from those who previously ignored hip-hop, saying it was just a fad.

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This sound bite is from the father of 4-year-old art prodigy Aelita Andre. Her work has been displayed in art galleries and museums in NYC and Australia. Her paintings go for approximately 6,000 pounds each.

http://www.telegraph.co.uk/culture/art/art-news/8557954/Four-year-old-art-prodigy-exhibits-show-in-New-York.html

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Chip & Pepper denim is a brand developed by twins Chip and Pepper Foster.

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High school teens are typically heavily recruited to join the U.S. National Guard or R.O.T.C.. Often these promotional mechanisms are filled with promises of “doing good”, seeing the world, and free college education.

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Speaking literally, when a boxer is backed up against the ropes, they’ll attempt to use the ropes to duck and slip punches, and hopefully bounce back at an angle to get out of the situation. Floyd Mayweather, Jr. is exceptionally good at this.

Speaking metaphorically, when people are in serious trouble or have little choice in a predicament, they are said to “have their back against the ropes”.

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A southpaw (left-handed) boxer’s power shot is going to be typically from their left hand. The boxer described above is a southpaw but his right hook is damn good.

Example: Professional boxer Manny Pacquiao is a lefty but his jab (right hand) is very effective.

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"Pill that's too jagged to swallow" (Eminem – Bad Guy) | rejected

This isn’t a reference to Alanis Morrisette. Come on.

Bestest name ever.

I thought it was “effervescent”

"We can go toe-to-toe cause they calling you hot" (Royce Da 5'9" – Boom) | pending

…the fuck? Naked wrestling?

"I'm slowin' and flowin' and going in on and knowing not n..." (Naughty By Nature – Everything's Gonna Be Alright (Ghetto Bastard)) | accepted

Also a nod to Big L’s song, “How Will I Make It”

A moving tribute, God be with him on his journey.

"Produced by Mr. Len" (Mr. Len – Love Venom) | pending

Thanks for this, Len!

"Sarah Zacharias, a.k.a. The Bucking Jenny" (Sarah Zacharias – Open Letter To Mitt Romney) | pending

Awesome. Thanks!!

"It's a coffin / It's a wrap / Other niggas are dead" (Jean Grae – Still a Love Song) | pending

Should be, “it’s a wrap”

"But secrets of the spirit world and how to live in harmon..." (Lupe Fiasco – Unforgivable Youth) | accepted

Can we not use the language “Indians”? We prefer to be called Natives or Native Americans. Thanks.