As a student of dis songs, Cube also refers to the classic line “I’m gonna ask him ”Who’s the best?” And if he don’t say Moe Dee, I’ll take my whip and make him call himself Toby,” from Kool Moe Dee’s ‘How Ya Like Me Now?’
Also, the long-running syndicated aspirational television show
I might be mistaken, but it seems more likely that Keak refers to 15" subwoofers than to assault rifles
Not to be confused with this Kwame, who did his dirt in polka dots
As I understand it, and I may be mistaken, Jay named the label specifically after Nelson Rockefeller, the onetime NY governor whose ‘70s drug laws were the toughest in the nation
The official European hoopty is either the Yugo or the Trabant
‘Breaking himself’ means that he’s submitting, giving up his money and jewelry to the folks that are robbing him
Harry Allen also speaks on Dilated Peoples' ‘Proper Propaganda,’ and at least one other PE song that I can’t think of right this second
Speaking only for myself, and not for the other editors or the site: if you think there aren’t a lot of triple entendres in hip-hop lyrics, then I agree with you.
But, respectfully, Lily, if you think that triple entendres do not exist, let alone that this is a widespread consensus among linguists or scholars or whatever, we’re going to have to agree to disagree.
I think of Kanye’s life as more of an undergrad’s illusions become reality. Now, Soulja Boy, or Lil Wayne—those guys are spoiled children!