What is Future Talking About In Turn On The Lights [#LITERARYHIPHOP]
Have you ever wondered what Future is actually talking about in Turn On The Lights ? Well I got you lets break down the lyrics with rap genius. Future's lyrics are in bold the translation is to the right of his actual lyrics.
Is that her in the VIP-line ---> He’s in a club, and the VIP line is the best part, most expensive. VIP stands for Very Important Person
With the Vuitton and Yves Saint Laurent ----> Louis Vuitton and Yves Saint Laurent are some of the biggest names in fashion, and some of the most expensive too
Used to drive a Nissan now she drive a Beamer ---> A Nissan is a moderately priced car, and he’s saying she upgraded to a beamer, which is a BMW
I don’t want ‘er cause she from the corner ---> He doesn’t want her because she’s a hoe on the streets, basically a prostitute
And I heard that Beamer was a loaner Her old man, the owner ---> The beamer that she loaned is actually her dad’s. She never actually upgraded from a Nissan to a Beamer, but downgraded to borrowing her dad’s car
And I don’t even drink Corona’s, What type of drink you want bruh ----> He doesn’t drink light beer like Corona, and he’s hinting that she shouldn’t either
On champagne forever ---> Drinking champagne all night.
On dirty sprite forever ---> Dirty sprite is a mix of cough syrup and Sprite
You can come sip with me ---> Future is inviting the young lady to have a drink with him
If you’d like to change the weather ---> If she wants to change the mood, and her perspective on things, just for a little bit though. Like weather, this effect is only temporary
If you wanna live better ---> He is offering to change the way she lives. Being that Future probably makes more money than the woman he is approaching. Her lifestyle would change if she chose to deal with him.
We can buy a crib, wherever ---> His financial freedom allows him to purchase real estate anywhere he would like.
Don’t get too thirsty, get used to the cheddar ---> Get used to the money because Future has a lot of it.
I wanna tell the world about you just so they can get jealous ---> Future wants to tell the world about his girl so everybody will get jealous and make him feel good.
And if you see ‘er ‘fore I do tell ‘er I wish that I met ‘er ---> If you happen to run into the young lady let her know how Future feels about her.