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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  • T-Mac

    This was disrespectful…Tryna make Jeezy stupid or some shit.

  • Anonymous

    fuck jezzy and the 101 reasons . I need to get 1 reason why your magazine did not review distant relatives. can you do that for me

    • NW ZeuS

      fuck you talkin bout?? Jeezy’s da truth.

  • michael

    please just give me one reason why distant relatives did not get a review in your magazine

  • Sha

    This kind of seemed like a diss…..

    But fuck it. Hip-Hop doesn’t teach me shit. It entertains me.


    Stop looking for hip-hop to teach these dumb niggas. Parents, do your jobs!!!

  • Da Illest

    I learned all this hustling crap in the 90′s. Like Ving Rhames said in Baby Boy ” What you call new is all a fucking rerun to me” lol

  • Jack Devereux

    Fuck this Southern artists. Finally the south is beginning to end. Jeezy is not as popular anyomre and that goes the same for lil Wayne and that bitch T.I That fat Rick Ross nigga never was a platinum artist anyway so he a nobody. My nigga Jay-Z is the only hip hop artist besides Eminem who has managed to go double platinum, let alone 1 platinum in the last year. New York is on its way back. A N.Y artist the only one still relevant after 15 years in the game. New York baby. The South was just a fad. Jay-Z who is a New Yorker can rhyme better than any Southern Country boy. That means New York is the best.

    • Mack

      Jay-Z…the same guy who had two Southern artists on his album (Jeezy and J.Cole).

      Jay-Z…the same guy whose “successful” tenure was based on the rise of Southern artists (Jeezy and Rick Ross).

      Jay-Z…who when he named his OWN top 5 named two Southern artists (Scarface and 3000), one Midwest artist (Eminem), one West Coast MC legend (2pac)..and one DEAD New Yorker (Biggie).

      Seriously, shut the fck up.

    • swype-matic

      You don’t have to get a new alias Capo Status, you sound the same as usual.

    • NW ZeuS

      quit hatin da south. New York been soft ever since Snoop came through n crush da buildin!! Na New York got da top 5 dead or alive and da most hated and under-rated MA NIGGA KILLA!no homo…….50′s wack,same with Escobar600, nigga should just quit rappin, period.Jay aiight.watered down, extra cocky and subliminal but he still aiight.

      New York need to let the youngins in da game like Math Hoffa and A-Mafia.

      Jigga sold da game to da Chi n da A and N.O. M-i-yay-yo, HIP-HOP IS DEAD….in New York!

  • Anonymous

    yall crazy!!! read those lines!!!! jeezy the truth 4 the street cats!!!!!! tm103 on the way!!! lets get it !!!!!!!!1

  • geico lizard


    “Swear to God the minivan do tricks
    Hit the brakes, hit the lights and wow, there go them bricks”
    -Get Throwed Bun-B,Jeezy,Pimp C and Z-Ro.

  • http://www.justice.gov.za Chiliz

    101 ways 2 bed a bad chick………………..!

  • Anonymous

    Jay-Z signed Jeezy did he not?

  • http://collaborativelaw.tk Jenna Alvarracin

    Powerful post.