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Weezy tweet; and...the best pun ever in rap?

Thanks, Weezy, for the shoutout on Twitter today. @krestonkent

"@LilTunechi: Much luv for Professor Kreston Kent!"

My newest favorite song, which I'd overlooked before, is "Don't Kill" from D5.

Brilliant combinations of rhyme and pun and allusions.

"...We got beef

...Bone gristle

...Cocaine

...Cold cripple"

Notice, "cripple" makes a pun on co-cane ("with a cane")
and also rhymes with gristle, which is a pun on "we got beef."

But wait! There's more! The rhyme for "bone gristle" is adumbrated back in the previous verse with "snakes tryina TONGUE KISS US." Snakes have cold tongues (cold blooded) and no arms or legs. "Cold cripples."

The rest of the song is packed full of puns, polysyllabic rhymes, and enigmatic allusions too.

"Cooking up two quarters" is one other.

KK

Read "The Literary Genius of Lil Wayne: the case for Lil Wayne to be counted among Shakespeare and Dylan."

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