Normally kind and loving to his mother, she says the one thing that could make him say something hurtful and disrespectful to her, as seen in the next line.
A tube tie is a procedure where a woman gets her Fallopian Tube either snipped or tied up, causing her to be sterile and thus he won’t have any siblings, so he’s rocking dolo or solo
The line suggests how young he is, the fact that he’s so young and committing crimes that not only would cops be looking for him but so would his mother
The line “can’t talk with a gun in your mouth” is from the 1987 film the Untouchables where to convince a bootlegger to finger Al Capone, Sean Connery’s character picks up a dead gangster(whom the bootlegger thinks is alive) and shoots him in the face
Ironically Carmen Bryan isn’t exactly the best role model for not having promiscous sex. She did write this book.
In the movie Scarface while the Immigration guys are interrogating Tony Montana they mention a scar on his face that he claims he got from a fight when he was kid.
There could be several reasons to why the fiends are screaming.
A. There withdrawing from there drug of choice(probably crack)
B. They’ve descended into a drug induced psychosis
C. There being killed by a vengeful dealer
D. There being killed by another fiend
Sheena Easton is a grammy award winning pop singer.
Jesse James was an outlaw whose reign came around the mid 1800s. He has also been portrayed by many actors in many movies adaptions of his life.
To fully understand this line you need to look at the metaphor. If they run the streets in the same way a drunk runs a street light then there subject to the same potential penalties and consequences. When a drunk runs a street light one of three things will happen, they’ll keep going on there merry way and be fine. Or they may crash and die. Or they may be caught by a cop and go to jail. All three of these things can happen from a life of hustling. So even though they run the street there control of it is fragile.