Song: "P.S.K. What Does It Mean?" (1985)
Album: Schoolly D

Since its earliest stages, gangster rap's been a lot of coded language, a way of communicating to a certain audience while bringing another into it. Schooly D had a mastery of this. For example, "P.S.K." stood for Park Side Killers. Just listening, though, you wouldn't know it, because in Schoolly D's playful delivery as he spoke on a street gang's financial status, there was a sheen of humor. The squares will never get it.