[July 7, 2014] Don’t sleep on him. The Game clearly made his statement in his recently dropped track, “Bigger Than Me.” Calling out XXL’s Freshman Class of twelve, Game drops names from Eminem to Tupac, his daughter to Miguel. Can you count how many there are in this song? His name drops aren’t just limited to rappers; he incorporates actors, athletes, and iconic figures. So we all know The Game is notorious for this, and in honor of his most recent work, we’re going to revisit some of his top name drops on tracks.
“Cali Boyz” (Untold Story)
“Y’all must think it’s all chips and championships in LA / I got niggas in San Diego all the way to the Bay:
E-40, Dre, Tash, Ras Kass, Quik, Cube, Kurupt, and Daz / Big Snoop, Xzibit, Nate Dogg, and Ren / Too $hort, B-Legit, The Click, and Mack 10 / Big Solo, Kam, CJ Mack, and WC / Jayo Felony, Suge Knight, The Outlawz, and Warren G / Knoc'Turnal, Bad Azz, Goldie Loc, and Tray Dee / Short Khop, Big Face, MC Eiht, and Shock G / Ant Banks, Richie Rich, Eastwood, and Suga Free / Bigga Figga, B-Real, Cypress Hill, and Ice-T / Rick Rock, C-Bo, Battlecat, and Crooked I / Yukmouth, Sean T, Kokane, and Big Wy / San Quan, Second II None, and Soopafly / King T, Rappin 4-Tay, and All From The I / Dru Down, E-Swift, Baco, and Technique / Mac Mall, Dazi Bitch, Shaq and D.O.C. / Chico and Coolwadda, Tyrese and KD / Mailman, RBX, Shade Sheist, and Wy V / C & W, Chill, Hittman, and Hi-C / DJ Yella, I Flow, The Ganders, and Double D / Boo-Yaa T.R.I.B.E., The Farock, AMG / Ra Ra, H.O.P. and Butch Cassidy / All my fallen soldiers Rest In Peace / Along wit Tupac, Mausberg and Eazy-E / Essays, Bloods, Crips and all the thugs / And all my killa cali niggaz stay given it up"
“Dreams” (The Documentary)
“Ready to Die, Reasonable Doubt, and Doggystyle in one / I feel like ‘Pac after the Snoop Dogg trial was done”
“Hate It or Love It” (The Documentary)
“‘Pac is gone and Brenda still throwing babies in the garbage / I wanna know 'What’s Going On’ like I hear Marvin”
“Walk Wit Me” (G.A.M.E.)
“Get it together ‘Pac is watchin’, Big is listenin’ / Eazy is talkin’ to us, Big Pun is witnessin’”
“It’s Ok (One Blood)” (Doctor’s Advocate)
“I’m Big, I’m Cube, I’m Nas, I’m ‘Pac / This ain’t shit but a warnin’ ‘til my album drop”
“Born In The Trap” (The R.E.D. Album)
“But it got old like Betty White / This rap shit real deep like Barry White”
“Martians vs Goblins” (The R.E.D. Album)
“I spit like I had kids with Erykah Badu / I fucked her on the day of that naked video shoot / I was sucking her pussy like it was wonton soup/ Then I hit Lebron’s mom in bron-bron’s coupe / With Delonte West Taping, we had bon-bons too”
“Good Girls Gone Bad” (The R.E.D. Album)
“Since Big ain’t here, I’m about to do it for T’yanna / And put roses on the grave of Kanye’s mama”
“Scared Now” (Jesus Piece)
“All that’s coming out the mouth of a nigga you used to know as being 50’s dog / But I got tired of being 50’s dog / Had to break my chain and cut that nigga 50 off”
“Freedom” (Jesus Piece)
“Speakin’ of Proof, I’m about to roll one with Snoop / Blow the smoke out to your memory and toast to Eminem / Cause he gave me that shit that I needed on Documentary / Keep it real with myself, I got murdered like John Kennedy”
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