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Michael Jackson released his 7th studio album, “Bad” in 1987

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Frizzle Fro is a member of the rap clique HFL, “High For Life.”

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Like a lot of songs on “mc chris Goes to Hell”, this is a reference to a skit from the Dungeon Master of Ceremonies album, specifically, “Twelve Sided (Skit)”.

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Locking and popping are funk dance styles.

“Lock” might be a reference to the seal of the Vatican, the key of Saint Peter.

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mc chris went to NYU.

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mc chrisis from Illinois.

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4-1-1 is slang for “information” as it directs to the local directory assistance in the US and Canada.

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This was the last album that mc chris produced with DJ John Fewell, who had produced his music on his first several albums.

It is unclear what caused the falling out between them.

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He crane kicks, just like the Karate Kid

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A reference to the supposed 72 virgins that are supposedly waiting in Muslim afterlife. This is sometimes used in popular culture to explain why Islamic extremists are willing to take their lives in jihad. It is widely debated by scholars.

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"Double M gold mind for the whole time" (Rick Ross – Royals (Remix)) | pending

Sounds like “gold mine” or “gold mined” to me (as in getting money, mining gold). I dunno about this idea of a “gold mind”.

"You been scratchin, you been fiendin / I'mma fix you, I'm..." (Chance The Rapper – Lost) | accepted

Continuing his reference to opiates, he borrows the heroin addict term of a “fix” for a double entendre.

He is the drug, so he is going to fix her. He genuinely wants to fix her life, do some drugged out superman shit.

But he is also literally giving her a fix. A dose of opiates to remove acute withdrawal symptoms and maybe even get a little high if her tolerance isn’t too bad :)

He’s going to fuck her. Literally, as a human, Chance is going to fuck this girl.

As a double entendre, speaking as the drug, he is going to fuck her in the long run. The drug fixes her problems, but it fucks you too.

"Just ridin' around with my niggas and them / Real white n..." (Chance The Rapper – Windows) | accepted

His ethnicity should be added to the official explanation for this line. I was turned off for a bit because I thought he was white — and extra confused after listening to Chance’s interview with Rosenberg about how he finds it inappropriate and awkward for white people to say nigga.

I feel like this song was specifically orchestrated to make it appear as if Eminem is on top of the game by putting a (relatively) tame verse that gets smashed by Kendrick, only for Em to come back and if not BEAT Kendrick, certainly match his verse. I just wonder who came up with this brilliant plan. I mean, Kendrick fans wont give a fuck, and Shady fans will hail it as a moment when he smashed the hottest newcomer.

Well done, Dre(?).

"I ain't got no gavel, I ain't tryna fight nobody battle /..." (Ab-Soul – Terrorist Threats) | pending

It would be great of Danny or Ab could elaborate on the order of Danny’s verse on this song. Was the hook inspired by a misinterpretation of Danny’s lyric or was Danny trying to reiterate Ab-Souls “I aint finna be nobodie’s chattel” but hearing it incorrectly as “shadow” and reiterating it that way (as I feel many of us probably did prior to reading this page!). Props to both on a song well done!

How can rap be the problem, when most rappers wouldnt be rapping if they hadn’t already been in that situation?

Rapping is about telling the rest of us who have seen that dirty side of America “Yeah man, I saw that shit too, I got out of it. So can you.”

If kids don’t take it that way, it’s not really on the rappers. This shit is just like when a white kid shoots up a school and everyone goes nuts about video game violence. Oh America… you’re adorable.

"Reeboks on, I just do it, nigga" (Jay Z – FuckWithMeYouKnowIGotIt) | rejected

Is it possible that Ross is just dumb, and no one corrected him? This bothers me almost as much as “I keep it 300 like the Romans”

"[Verse 1: Kendrick Lamar]" (Kendrick Lamar – Money Trees) | auto_marked_spam

This is my favorite track on the album. Largely due to Jay Rock’s verse. I am really curious to know what Kendrick’s unheard third verse was now, especially since I love Jay Rock’s already.

"Tell em its a celebration bitches / With the barbeque pit..." (Jay Rock – Hood Gone Love It) | rejected

I thought that as well MagSkillz, but I’m too lazy to google and find out if the Chapelle skit pre-dates that, implying that one of them got the line from the other, because chapelle and West were obviously acquaintances or friends/fans of each other based on his appearances on the show.

"Start up that Maserati and vroom-vroom, I'm racing" (Kendrick Lamar – Backseat Freestyle) | rejected

So I’m not much of a mdma person myself, but I got the hunch that he may have taken a pill with a Maserati logo on it, rather than referencing a car. This means the next line is a dual reference to the Matrix pills and mdma.

To make this even more likely, it seems that pink Maserati logo pills are originating (or at least commonly found) in the SoCal / LA / Orange County areas.