Lyric Analysis for “Just a Moment” By: Nas and Quan
Song Lyrics Rhyme Scheme Analysis/Paraphrase and poetic Devices explanation
Can we please have a moment of silence a - A way of paying respect to someone or a group of people that may be have died or are in a very difficult situation.
That's for my homies doing years in confinement a - Allusion; referring to friends and/or people of the same race who are serving years in jail for something they may have did.
And for my soldiers who passed over, no longer living b - Members of a group or gang, that passed away and are no longer alive.
That couldn't run whenever the reaper came to get em b - Personification; “reaper” is a slang word for gun, so he is referring to someone killing the group member with a gun .
Can we please pour out some liquor c - An African American way of