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101 Things Young Jeezy Taught Us – Words of Wisdom From the Trap

21. Hide your work in inconspicuous places
“Close shop then I do my count, hide the rest of the yams at my auntie house.” — “And Then What” from Let’s Get It: Thug Motivation 101

22. Even gangstas should coordinate
“Slide through the hood to just to check my dough/Trap-star fresh from head to toe/From toe to ear the kicks match the cap/Black T-shirt, yeah it match the strap.” — “Trap Star” from Let’s Get It: Thug Motivation 101

23. G’s have an underrated sense of humor
“I don’t get mad, I just get money/And laugh at these fuck niggas cuz they so funny.” – “Bottom of the Map” from Let’s Get It: Thug Motivation 101

24. Sometimes, Jeezy confuses sports
“You in the minor leagues, and I’m a heavy weight.” – “Bottom of the Map” from Let’s Get It: Thug Motivation 101

25. Shootouts are a regular occurrence in the trap
“I’m talking bout summertime cookouts and wintertime flights/It ain’t nothing we hearing shots all night.” — “My Hood” from Let’s Get It: Thug Motivation 101

26. Jeezy doesn’t follow Biggie’s “10 Crack Commandments” (“That goddamn credit,
dead it/You think a crackhead payin’ you back, shit, forget it”)

“The streets love Jeezy and I love ’em back/If I still had the work I’d front ya a sack.” – “My Hood” from Let’s Get It: Thug Motivation 101

27. Undercover police usually ride in a Ford Taurus
“Ford Taurus pull up everybody run/White boys jump out running wit they guns/Ford Taurus leave everybody came back/Hope dem boyz didn’t find my sack.“ — “My Hood” from Let’s Get It: Thug Motivation 101

28. If you keep your cool, you’re less likely to get in trouble with the law
“But never let ‘em see you see sweat cuz if he search ya trunk he might find the tec/Or a bag full of O’s wrapped in duck tape, nigga between some dirty ass clothes/But I talk to him tha right way he told me/Slow it down and have a nice day.” – “Don’t Get Caught” from Let’s Get It: Thug Motivation 101

29. Obey the No. 1 rule
“You can do your thang shawty, it’s okay to floss/But it’s still one rule playa: don’t get caught.” – “Don’t Get Caught” from Let’s Get It: Thug Motivation 101

30. If you make up an award, at least give it to yourself
“I’m the realest nigga in here you already know/Got Trapper of the Year four times in a row.” – “Get Ya Mind Right” from Let’s Get It: Thug Motivation 101

31. Even when used creatively, talking about bowel movements is a little weird
“Got diarrhea flow, now I shit on niggas/Even when I’m constipated I still shit on niggas.” – “Trap or Die” from Let’s Get It: Thug Motivation 101

32. Trap Stars tend to break simple rules
“You told me kindly not to bring the white in your house/And then what I do? Bring the white in the house.” – “Talk to Em” from Let’s Get It: Thug Motivation 101

33. The most important language is money
“Ain’t talkin money, we speakin a different language/The hating niggas gon’ need a translator.”— “Hypnotize” from The Inspiration

34. Jeezy has a bad memory
“That’s why I forgot more than you’ve ever learned/It’s my spot now nigga, you better wait your turn.” — “Hypnotize” from The Inspiration

35. Jeezy is a mathematician
“Still count a quarter mill with my fuckin eyes closed/One had behind my back and a fucking blind fold.” — “Still On It” from The Inspiration

36. Sometimes, it’s best to lower your price
“I said that D boy bullshit, yea I’m still on it/Got a half a brick left, do anybody want it?/They goin for ten, you can get ’em for the eight/Just holla at cha boy when you tryin get straight.” — “Still On It” from The Inspiration

37. Always satisfy your parole
“My P.O. telling me I need a 9 to 5/But I already got a job, and that’s stayin alive.” — “I Luv It” from The Inspiration

38. The consequences to street life are dire
“All the real niggaz either dead or in jail/And if you’re looking for me homie, I’m in the A-T-L.” — “I Luv It” from The Inspiration

39. The first step to solving your problems, is admitting you have one
I be the first to admit I’m such an alcoholic/Only blow the good shit, yeah that wuchumacallit.” — “Go Getta” from The Inspiration

40. Plan your work and work your plan
“I don’t under cause I overstand/No time for mistakes so I overplan.” — “Go Getta” from The Inspiration

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