no, there’s nothing cool about being bummy and not having money. His friends weren’t an issue.
also, he flips the traditional G-Funk moniker to lay claim to his Piru affiliation
The album he is referring to is “Tha Shit”. It was produced in 1994, executively by Suge Knight, while they were still on Profile records. The lead single was “Didn’t Mean to Turn You On” which was primarily released as a single for the Above the Rim Soundtrack.
Not Jheri Curls, Quik was famous or infamous, for rocking Permed Curls like many California pimps. Curls that required going to sleep in hair rollers with a plastic head cap.
Westside Compton to be more exact
just to give proper credit, Andre Wilson sings the hook on the single/original album version. Pharrell does the hook on a remix album version
The first part of the line refers to how drunken people have splitting images of the same person. Jay-Z says since he doesn’t know how many girls he’s actually talking to he’s just taking them all home.
doubt it is a diss, just a slick interpolation
at the very end WC comes in and says: “Dizzam, somebody got fucked up”. WC had conflictions with this specific diss song because it went directly at Cypress Hill unlike “Cross Em Out and Put a K”. He was close friends with Sen Dog and he did not want to damage that relationship so he withheld from this track.
extension to his “No Vaseline” line from earlier. A theme with his diss songs was to compare them to anal rape.