Album: Tha Carter III
Label: Cash Money
Lyric: "So assassinate me, bitch!/'Cause I'm doing the same shit Martin Luther King did/Checking in the same hotel, in the same suite, bitch/Same balcony, like, assassinate me, bitch!"
In a moment of catharsis, Weezy likens himself to MLK, who was shot dead on April 4, 1968 while standing on a balcony at the Lorraine Motel in Memphis. In a nod to Biggie, Wayne's verse recycles one of hip-hop's most enduring aphorisms: You're nobody until somebody kills you.
23. Lil Wayne "Playing With Fire" (2008)