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Also known as the Human Torch, a superhero from Marvel’s Fantastic Four.

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Ring name used by the wrestler Scott Hall in the 90s.

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You shouldn’t listen to people who try to disencourage you of doing something. Even if it’s extremely unlikely, you might be that special one that would make it if you tried

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To ‘talk down’ means to insult, belittle or to flat out be hatin'.

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Yelawolf gives a shout to Raekwon & Killer Mike, much like Mike did to the Chef earlier in the song.

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Wordplay with the fact that Common used to be known as Common Sense at the beginning of his career.

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Also a reference to the tire manufacturer, which ties into the tire burning from the previous line.

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One of the greatest basketball players ever, meaning Charles goes hard.

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If you want KRIT to make a feature in your album, it’s going to cost a lot of money, because he ain’t cheap.

Might also be a play on “taxing” a joint when you take too many turns in the smoke rotation and mess it up.

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"Freak bitches like a carnival" (Action Bronson – Heel Toe) | accepted

If you listen closely, he doesn’t say “I”, only “Freak bitches like a carnival”, which makes more sense.

"Now a nigga back like a four and a half" (Black Hippy – U.O.E.N.O.) | accepted

After his debut album, “Follow Me Home”, which was seen by some as a failure (it only sold 5,3k in its first week), Jay Rock kept to himself.

However, as Kendrick blew up along with the rest of TDE, he came back to the game in full force. This perception is shared by many critics and listeners, who agree that lately Rock is outrapping his own peers, as noted in this song, Black Lip Bastard Remix, Money Trees, etc.

"I never show my hands, can't know my plans / Gotta keep t..." (Black Hippy – U.O.E.N.O.) | accepted

Jay Rock had a very big buzz back in 2010, even being featured as one of XXL Freshmen. However, his debut album, “Follow Me Home”, was released to lukewarm reception, and after that he wandered off the spotlight, which is what he is meaning with “I was off the scene”.

"One of the few who's been accused and abused / Of the cri..." (N.W.A – 100 Miles and Runnin') | accepted

The way he uses “few” in “one of the few who’s been accused and abused of the crime of poisonin' young minds” seems to imply that Dr. Dre is comparing himself to the genius of Socrates.

Socrates, the greek philosopher, also was accused of corrupting the youth (in Athens), which ultimately led to his persecution and death. What he did, actually, was challenge the moral and social standards of the society he lived in, the same thing Dre and N.W.A. did for America in the late 80s.

"Peace to the god, whats up?" (Yelawolf – Rhyme Room) | accepted

He’s actually saying holla to Raekwon, using the 5 Percenter slang of calling men “gods”.

Actually, this also addresses the fact that people think that because he is a Christian rapper, he only talk about Jesus and church, when in fact he raps about life’s struggles like he says in the next few bars.

"It's like 6 milli ways to die my nigga choose one" (Joey BADA$$ – Survival Tactics) | accepted

This actually comes from Big Daddy Kane’s “Lyrical Gymnastics”, which in turn borrowed from a track by Cutty Ranks.

"Why you ask for crack and all you had was scratch?" (A$AP Rocky – 1 Train) | rejected

Might also be addressing weak rappers who criticize other artists. How can you tell someone like K.R.I.T. sucks when you don’t even have talent yourself in the first place?

Also a play on the phrase “back in black”.

Notice how he makes “Abe Lincoln” sound like “stay scheming, day dreaming, chain gleaming” and “a lie though” sound like “mulatto”. Genius.

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