White boy from Brooklyn trying to make the world understand hip-hop through the respective artists' eyes…
‘Cheddar’ is slang term for money. ‘Blowing money’ means to spend it.
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Perry Mason was a defense attorney.
Larry Davis was a criminal.
28k can mean $28,000.00 or some reference to the significance of the number 28 i.e, there are 28 grams in an ounce.
Lyrics from Mystikal’s song ‘Shake Ya Ass’
Turn cocaine distributing into profit.
Using wordplay of his alias ‘Beanie Mack,’ in the sense that he carries a Mac-10 ( a submachine gun ) or that he ‘macks,’ or spits his game to a woman.
‘Picture Me Rollin’ is a track by the late, great Tupac Amaru Shakur
the ’S-5' is a Mercedes-Benz S500, and ‘sittin on 80’ alludes to the rims that are on it.
4 wheels, 20 inches each.
4 x 20 = 80
Jay-Z’s car is sitting pretty on rims that are at least 20" big.
‘For dolo’ is a slang term for being alone, or solo. Jay-Z is saying he arrives alone, but he never leaves alone.
Iceberg Slim was an alias of Jay-Z’s, as a result of helping pioneer and popularize the now-defunct clothing brand, Iceberg.