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Jamal Noor
11-24-2006, 06:35 PM
Shorty's laugh was cold blooded as he spoke so foul
Only twelve trying to tell me that he liked my style
Then I rose, wiping the blunts ash from my clothes
then froze only to blow the herb smoke through my nose
and told my little man that i'm a go cyprose
there's some jewels in the skull that he can sell if he chose

that last line..can anyone tell me their interpretation of that?

peace

Lil' Ruger
11-24-2006, 07:13 PM
he has knowledge to share if he wants too?

Alesco
11-24-2006, 07:29 PM
Yes man. Nas does have knowledge to share.

But its only for peoples who will listen though.

Ma question though. Is, Are yall ready to here and understand the message ?

Peace

crass
11-24-2006, 07:32 PM
he has knowledge to share if he wants too?

right on the money, son

Chief 'Broom
11-25-2006, 03:24 PM
It's-

"Left some jewels in his coat that he could sell if he chose"

Tetsuo
11-26-2006, 08:12 PM
Nah, the threadstarter was correct. It's "left some jewels in his skull that he could sell if he chose." Nas lines are often subject to pretty open-ended interpretations. He's either saying that he left some nuggets of wisdom that he could pass on or he's saying he could exploit the wisdom he's giving him ala 10%ers.

Jamal Noor
11-26-2006, 08:23 PM
^
Thanks man

Chief 'Broom
11-26-2006, 11:11 PM
If you watch the movie Belly they act out that scene from that verse towards the end of the movie. He puts some actual jewelery in the kid's coat pocket.

Chief 'Broom
11-26-2006, 11:22 PM
does sound like skull

Jamal Noor
11-29-2006, 08:06 AM
if it was coat then it would preety obvious what he meant

but when i looked it up on ohhl it said skull..

so i unno..

and word at belly, that scene is ill

Chief 'Broom
11-29-2006, 05:11 PM
i like dat - goes to show how vivid his verses are

the silencer
11-29-2006, 05:55 PM
the Belly scene with the kid is sposed to be like actin out that scene from One Love....im pretty sure Cormega said it on his forum once (not positive)..

and he gives the dude a bracelet or a dope chain i believe...

so that wood mean hes sayin jewels in his "coat"...but who knows

One and Only
12-03-2006, 09:30 PM
He said Left Some Jewels in his skull that he can sell if he chose

PERIOD

Doesn't even sound like coat and him giving actual jewels to the kid in belly was just a metaphor for it

Anyway it means

He talked to him and gave him knowledge and wisdom that he could spread around to other people if he chose to.

YoungMash
01-05-2007, 01:41 PM
he wanted to show all the youngsters a way to get out of this fake reality they in
lookin up to the bigger guys they see so much that they loose they're fuckin sense so he rose and shows that he can achieve more then they livin for
WuN

ARRCIMEDES
02-16-2007, 07:22 AM
Yeah its obviously a metaphor for him knowing he has some jewels of wisdom in his heart or mind or whatever to share. But to say if he chose is that he doesn't necessarily have the ability to use them or understand that.

tymoney
03-19-2007, 07:05 PM
Y'all remember that seen in Belly where he's smokin wit shorty on the bench & he leaves him a chain it's just like that verse That's ill.

TSA
03-19-2007, 07:47 PM
it's the coat one not the skull,

they act out the verse on Belly where he's talking to the little kid and I think he hand the kid crack rocks, but it's been i while since i seen it.