He says “Slick as la di da di” because of this man right here http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=zM0KAh5w7Rs
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Meditation helps calm his nerves and brings him to true peace
After meeting his enemy, he finds that he is only opposed by himself. The saying “I’m my own worst enemy” takes hold.
Now that his mind is focused, our speaker chooses to face his enemy without fear.
Before clashing with another warrior, the samurai takes notice of his surroundings and feels connected to everything around him.
“Blood in they gills” could be a play off of “blood in my eyes”. Both meaning that the women he fucks with now don’t have hatred in their heart
The gun he’s talking to has a red beam and a silencer
This line should say “Feel this ether, the pyromaniac, you niggas keisters/ Ain’t shit but ass, newest task is getting cash”
http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=Jpu5_3qk4KM Jamaicans working hard
“Also the most slept on….” is another line in itself. Since the finishing move was a sleeper hold, a lot of people “slept on” Lu
Lupe is talking about the calm most people get after a disaster. But his “calm” has the same fury as the disaster making him a relentless lyricist. But you knew that already
It can also mean that he’s getting the same amount of money they are with half of the commercial buzz
Lupe is riding this:
While you ride a pheasant (which doesn’t fly)
This line can also be mean that Lupe is awake or enlightened the state of hip hop. All the while “at war” with the notion that he has to dumb it down and conform to be successful. All this until he himself is resting in peace, or deceased
In Buddhism nirvana is freedom from a cycle of reincarnation and suffering. This is done through ridding yourself of passion, hatred, and self indulgence. These people Beck is talking about can’t achieve nirvana or freedom because they are overly dramatic and worry about things that don’t matter
The last word is topless not copless