Paper Trail

T.I.
On Top Of The World
Ludacris mentions that rappers are often multi-talented and can do many other things including acting. He's saying that famous actor Samuel L. Jackson should watch out, because rappers may be on the same stage as him accepting Oscar awards soon.
bill
On Top Of The World
Ludacris is showing rappers' capabilities beyond just music. He has started Straits Atlanta, which is a fine dining establishment in his home town featuring foods from the country of Singapore, like "Whole Maine Lobster - Another Singaporean Favorite."
bill
My Life Your Entertainment
I think in the context of the song, T.I. is actually expressing his frustration towards people who previously disrespected him and want to pound fists (like a handshake), which T.I. would have to be senile (crazy) to agree with.
ms. d-dizzle
My Life Your Entertainment
a reference to wanting a large quantity of marijuana. the subject's desire is compared to that of a person who has developed glaucoma from senile cataracts (medical marijuana could be prescribed for this condition to reduce pressure and pain in the eyes)
bill
Swing Ya Rag
T.I. is stating that he has his Gucci branded square shaped cloth on display by tying it to the belt loop of his pants.
johnathan
My Life Your Entertainment
DJ Drama has a song called "Feds Taking Pictures", so T.i. is making an reference to this
brandeezy
Whatever You Like
actually, trickin refers to either 1) when a woman sells sex for money or 2) when a man pays for sex with a woman. Buying things for a woman could get you accused of tricking, but they say its not tricking if you are rich and can afford it
bobert
Swagga Like Us
This is a reference to Jay-z's propensity for driving expensive cars, in this case Land Rovers, and his ability to cook cocaine into crack, which is commonly done with baking soda
bobert
My Life Your Entertainment
to elaborate on a previous explanation, the association with being "up in lights" to fame is that theaters and concert venues often have the featured act's name on a brightly lit sign or "marquee" to promote the artist and attract a crowd
bill
Swagga Like Us
no one in our hood can match up to our style and excellent lifestyle
dadeuces