Riggidy-raow, giggidy gadzooks, here I go. Along with "They Want EFX", "Mic Checka" put Das EFX's rapid-fire, free association, cultural reference, iggity iggity style on full display. The stuff packed into this song is truly amazing.
For example, you've got popular catch phrases -- "geronimo", "burn rubber", "hock-too spit" -- plus references to The Human Torch, Wonder Twins, The Flintstones, Gladys Knight, Little Orphan Annie, the Copacabana, and banana splits, all linked together with hip hop slang. And that's just the first few bars.
Besides Books and Krazy Drazyz's insatiable appetites for pop culture, I think the key was their breadth of experience. …