Do you really understand rap?
Explanations of confusing rap lyrics you & your grandma can understand by William Buckholz
Earn some street cred with Understand Rap, a useful pop-cultural reference book, that demystifies all the confusing lyrics; double entendres, clever turns of phrase, and general ingenuity used in rap music via language that even the most un-hip people can understand.
Example: "Wouldn’t Bust a Grape in a Food Fight.”
Lyric from Song: “99 Problems” On Album: The Black Album By Artist: Jay-Z
Translation: “When I get into fights, things like guns and fists are involved. So I’m not afraid of you because even if a fight ensued in which people were using food as weapons, you would be too scared to break a small piece of fruit or pull it out of your pocket unexpectedly, and possibly both.”