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

41. Don’t let your guard down in light of your success
“Birds by the flocks, clips in the glocks/Multi-platinum, still watchin for the cops.” — “3 A.M.” — from The Inpsiration

42. Always tell your mother you love her
“I shoulda, hugged my son, shoulda kissed my mother/Spent some time with her, show her I love her.” — “Bury Me a G” from The Inspiration

43. You only have one life to live
“I’m a Legend like John, we Ordinary People/You only get one life, there’s no sequel.” — “Bury Me a G” from The Inspiration

44. Count your blessings
“So you can’t take nothing for granted/And don’t take granted for nothing.” — “Bury Me a G” from The Inspiration

45. Hustling is addictive
“Mom smoking rocks, the same shit I’m selling/So who’s wrong? Her or me?/She addicted to the high, I’m addicted to the cash/Almost put my hands on her when I caught her in my stash.” — “Dreamin’” from The Inspiration

46. Loyalty pays off
“Headed O.T., I sleep why you drive/Me and my dog, we trippin’ off fire/Remember back when we shared our clothes/Look as us now nigga, we sell out shows.” — “Dreamin’” from The Inspiration

47. The streets have ears
“Streets is talkin’, whole hood’s whisperin’/Careful what I say cause I know them folks listenin’.” — “Keep It Gangsta” from The Inspiration

48. Black rims > Everything else
“They say the blacker the berry the sweeter the juice/I say the blacker the rims the sweeter the coupe.” — “What You Talkin’ ‘Bout” from The Inspiration

49. Critics criticize
“The critics criticize me ‘cause a nigga talking yams/I ain’t sugar coating shit, this is who I am.” — “What You Talkin’ Bout” from The Inspiration

50. Money machines are for chumps
“Triple black ‘Vet, yeah I call it the stealth/No currency machine, I could count it myself.” — “Mr. 17-5” from The Inspiration

51. Being poor is a sickness
“CTE that’s the label that pays me/I own that so I pay myself/Being broke’s bad for my health.” — “I Got Money” from The Inspiration

52. Jeezy loves the kids
“The big question is what can I do for the youth?/Everybody lyin to ’em so I told ’em the truth.” — “The Inspiration (Follow Me)” from The Inspiration

53. Coming up short on a drug sale can be problematic
“And if you show me the money, I put this brick in ya face/And if you ain’t got my money, I put this strap in ya face.” — “Welcome Back” from The Recession

54. Don’t share your business plan with strangers
“Young what’s your business plan, none your fuckin’ business man/What’s wrong with you pussy niggas, need to mind your business man.” — “Welcome Back” from The Recession

55. When speaking in code it’s okay to substitute White hip-hop producers if referencing cocaine.
“Yayo in my kitchen, Scott Storch everywhere/White vette, black top, Kung Fu Panda Bear.”— “Welcome Back” From The Recession

56. Ladies who pleasure themselves are desriable
“A movie star bitch, we can make our own flick/I just came to beat it down, you play with your own shit.” — “Welcome Back” from The Recession

57. Dead people sometimes resemble pastries
“The boy might go nuts/Puttin’ holes in niggas just like donuts.” — “By The Way” from The Recession

58. As the head of a crew you must keep your boys entertained
“Can’t let the goons get bored, got to keep them niggas busy/And I ain’t trustin’ no body, so I took my money with me.” — “By The Way” from The Recession

59. A good hustler knows magic
“I turned a brick into a clothing line, a boost commercial/And they still talkin’ young, so who’s commercial.” — “By The Way” from The Recession

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