Decoded: What Did Pusha T Really Meant With His “Exodus 23:1″ Track?

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    Decoded: What Did Pusha T Really Mean With His "Exodus 23:1" Track?
    Yesterday (May 23), Pusha T threw a few subliminal shots on his browbeating track, “Exodus 23:1.” Though there were no direct lines or names mentioned in the record, there was no denying that the G.O.O.D. Music lyricist’s nuanced wordplay was meant to do some bullying. The non-specific lines seemed to be going at Drake and “I Don’t Like” producer Young Chop—and the former triggered <a href="http://www.xxlmag.com/news/2012/05/lil-wayne-disses-pusha-t/">Lil Wayne to voice his dislike for Push via Twitter</a>. That wasn't all that was going on on the social networking site; the track's title, Pusha T's name, Lil Wayne, as well as certain lines from the cut ("Ask Steve Jobs") became trending topics, solidifying that Pyrex P’s joint is the talk of the day. Taking a close look at the lyrics on “Exodus 23:1,” XXLMag.com stripped away the subliminals and attempted to decode what exactly Pusha T really may have wanted to say. Ughck! —<em>XXL Staff</em> (<a href="https://twitter.com/#!/xxlstaff">@XXLStaff</a>)
  • pushatmagfeature
    <strong>What he said:</strong> “You just lying through your catalogs/Where the blood and the battle scars?” <br /><strong>What he meant:</strong> "You talking tough on them R&B records, Drake. Show me those credentials, buddy. Tap your skater boss' shoulders…Yeah, him…Lil Wayne, show me your credentials, too, buddy."
  • pusha-t1
    <strong>What he said:</strong> "But they ain't killers, they ain't pullin them triggers, fuck niggas" <br /><strong>What he meant:</strong> "Drake, you've stated members of your entourage are willing to ‘catch a body like that.’ I'm unconvinced of this and feel like your friends and close associates are likely emotional just like you."
  • pusha t
    <strong>What he said:</strong> “You can keep your beats, nigga/We'd much rather share your bitch, nigga, bitch nigga” <br /><strong>What he meant:</strong> “Hey, producer dude. What’s your name again? Young Chop, I think? Don't you realize what <em>we</em> did for <em>you</em>? If that's that shit <em>you</em> don't like, keep your beat. We'll sample something else that will make you even more upset. Perhaps your lady?”
  • pusha t white
    <strong>What he said:</strong>: “Them niggas using you as a pawn/You see they never loaded they guns/Now you out here by yourself/Ask Steve Jobs' wealth don't buy health” <br /><strong>What he meant:</strong> “Again, Drake, I'm not threatened by the company you keep. You may be sitting on $25 mil, but a few dollars won't get in my way if I choose to take it there.
  • pusha t live
    <strong>What he said:</strong> “You signed to one nigga that signed to another nigga that's signed tothree niggas/Now that's bad luck” <br /><strong>What he meant:</strong> “Drake, you’re signed to Lil Wayne, who’s signed to Baby and Slim, who are signed to some big wigs at Universal. Yeah, I know—I’m signed to Kanye’s label, who’s signed to some big wigs at Def Jam. But I’ll take my situation over yours, aight buddy?!”
  • pusha t mtv
    <strong>What he said:</strong> “That's why you'll never be my neighbors/Smile as you waving but we know you niggas hate us” <br /><strong>What he meant:</strong> "You and I, my dear Drake? We’ll never be friends. Why? Because even when you attempt to keep it copasetic in public, we are under the impression you and your crew really aren't fond of us. That’s ok, though. We don’t fuck with y’all, either."
  • pusha t play cloths
    <strong>What he said:</strong> “They got you talking that big shit/Little do you know we don't miss shit” <br /><strong>What he meant:</strong> “Even when you think we’re not paying attention to the slick shit you and your crew pop, we are. So watch yourself.”
  • illmanors

    PUSHA put the Ether on”em!!!

  • I GOT GLOCKS

    FINALLY SOMEONE PUTTIN IT TO THESE YMCMB LAMES. PUSHA THAT NIGGA 4 REAL. FUCK YMCMB! TEENY BOP ASS NIGGAS! PUSHA WENT LIGHT ON THESE FUCK NIGGAS, N PPL SAYIN IT “ETHER”. BUT THIS AINT ETHER, THIS LIKE THE HOUR BEFORE A NIGGA GETS LETHALLY INJECTED ON DEATH ROW WHEN THE PRIEST SAYS A PRAYER BEFORE HE DIE. EXODUS 23:1 BASICALLY MEANS “THOU SHALT NOT BE A BITCH NIGGA N TALK ABOUT REAL NIGGAS OR ASSOCIATE WIT BITCH NIGGAS THAT BE ON SOME FUCK NIGGA SHIT.” PUSHA TAKIN EM TO CHURCH!! YMCMB BETTER HOPE NO MALICE STEP IN N TELL HIS BRO TA CHILL ON THE DISSES CUZ PUSH GON EXPOSE NIGGAS

  • 317realn*gga

    The track is ok wasnt a great diss track but I like how wayne actually said his name now we gone see the beef get good… and he keep calling YMCMB soft but Good Music dont have no killers on the label…

  • Beeslymm

    G.O.O.D music has no killers on the lable? are u for real? LOLZ and ur gonna say supm like…’hell yeah nigga’ really?

  • TruthBeTold

    pretty sure push don’t call people out by callin em buddy ahaha , clearly some white dude wrote this. and btw to all you haters, peep where push came from an what he was like when pharrell found him. faggots. an on anotha note, what makes a killer so special? you think its fuckin COOL to lay someone out ?

  • TKRelz

    YMCMB got goof balls in skinny jeans and jeggins who make hit records GOOD music got weridos who make he music i enjoy..nobody gonna die from this

  • DIE

    YMCMB A BUNCH OF BITCHES. LIKE C’MON, LIL CHUCKY? TYGA? BOW WOW? FUCK THEM CLOWNS!! ONLY GOOD RAPPER THEY GOT IS ACE HOOD.