MIC Drop (Steve Aoki Remix) (Full Length Edition)

 

Produced by Steve Aoki
Written by Steve Aoki, Pdogg, Supreme Boi, “Hitman” Bang, j-hope, RM, Tayla Parx, Flowsik, Shae Jacobs

Spotify | Apple Music

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Yeah 누가 내 수저 더럽대
Yeah, who said my spoon is dirty

I don’t care 마이크 잡음 금수저 여럿 패
I don’t care Once I hold my mic, I beat up several gold spoons

Background information:
Spoon class theory refers to the idea that individuals can be classified into different socioeconomic classes (spoon classes) based on the income or assets of their parents and that one’s success in life depends entirely on being born into a wealthy family. The most commonly talked-about spoon classes are (in hierarchical order): the gold spoon, the silver spoon, the bronze spoon, the dirt spoon. (side note: there’s something called “the diamond spoon class” even above the gold spoons.) BTS, coming from a small entertainment agency in an industry that is dominated and almost governed by few big agencies, has been going through unfair treatments and unnecessary hardships.

버럭해
I fly off the handle

잘 못 익은 것들 스테끼 여러 개
Several undercooked (1) steaks (2)

거듭해서 씹어줄게 스타의 저녁에
I’ll chew them repeatedly at the star’s dinner (3)

(1) 잘 못 익은 것들 can be undercooked stuff or unripe stuff as 익다 can mean (i) to be cooked and (ii) to ripen. There’s an idiom “벼는 익을수록 고개를 숙인다 (As it ripens, the rice lowers its head),” which is similar to “the nobler, the humbler.” So the undercooked steaks can be interpreted as arrogant and immature people.
(2) 스테끼 (pronounced stekki) is an old Korean pronunciation of steak, which is still used to refer to steak in a cute way or by old generations. An interesting thing to note is that unlike the standard pronunciation of steak, 스테이크 (steikeu), 스테끼 (stekki) sounds similar to 새끼 (saekki) when when pronounced fast. 새끼 means (i) a baby (animal; also can be used to a human to mean a baby when used by parents or grandparents) or (ii) a bugger, jerk, or little shit.
(3) 씹다 can mean (i) to chew or (ii) to speak ill of someone.
=> Combining everything, “chewing undercooked steaks repeatedly” can be interpreted as “dissing immature and arrogant jerks (who do not “approve” BTS) multiple times”.

World Business 핵심
The core of world business

섭외 1순위 매진
The first on the casting list, Sold out

많지 않지 이 class 가칠 만끽 [mankkig]
There’s not many of this class, enjoy the value

좋은 향기에 악췬 [agchwin] 반칙 [banchig]
It’s a foul to apply a stinky smell onto the good fragrance

Mic mic bungee

 

Mic mic bungee

Bright light 전진
Bright light forward

망할 거 같았겠지만 I’m fine, sorry
You must have thought that we’d fail, but I’m fine, sorry

미안해 Billboard
I’m sorry Billboard
I’m sorry that we’re on Billboard despite your predicting/hoping our failure

미안해 worldwide
I’m sorry worldwide
I’m sorry that we’re successful worldwide despite your predicting/hoping our failure

아들이 넘 잘나가서 미안해 엄마
That I’m too successful, I’m sorry, mom

대신해줘 니가 못한 효도 [hyodo]
I serve the parents right for you who couldn’t do it 

우리 콘서트 절대 없어 포도 [podo]
There’s no ticket remaining for our concert
Word-to-word translation will be “our concert, there never is a grape.” When purchasing concert tickets online, the remaining seats are colored purple, which makes the seating map look like scattered grapes (if there are available seats).

I do it I do it 넌 맛없는 라따뚜이 [lattattui]
I do it I do it You’re a ratatouille that tastes bad

혹 배가 아프다면 고소해
If you’re jealous, sue me
Wordplay: in this context, 고소해 can be (1) sue someone and (2) to be pleased over someone’s misfortune (that the person deserves). So it can also mean “it contents me if you’re jealous.”

Sue it

 

Did you see my bag?

Did you see my bag?

It’s hella trophies and it’s hella thick

 

What you think bout that?

What you think bout that?

I bet it got my haters hella sick

 

Come and follow me follow me with your signs up

I’m so firin’ firin’ boy your time’s up

Keep on and runnin’ and runnin’ until I catch up

 

HOW YOU DARE

HOW YOU DARE

HOW YOU DARE

 

Another trophy

My hands carry ’em

Too many that I can’t even count ’em

 

MIC Drop MIC Drop

발 발 [bal] 조심
Watch your feet feet

너네 말 말 [mal] 조심
You guys should watch your words words

 

Somebody stop me

I’m bouta pop off

Too busy you know my body ain’t enuff

 

MIC Drop MIC Drop

발 발 조심
Watch your feet feet

너네 말 말 조심
You guys should watch your words words

 

Baby, watch your mouth

It come back around

Once upon a time

We learnt how to fly

Go look at your mirror

Same damn clothes

You know how I feel

개행복
Damn happy

How many hours do we fly

I keep on dreamin’ on the cloud

Yeah I’m on the mountain

Yeah I’m on the bay

Everyday we vibin’

MIC Drop Baam

 

Did you see my bag?

Did you see my bag?

It’s hella trophies and it’s hella thick

 

What you think bout that?

What you think bout that?

I bet it got my haters hella sick

 

Come and follow me follow me with your signs up

I’m so firin’ firin’ boy your time’s up

Keep on and runnin’ and runnin’ until I catch up

 

HOW YOU DARE

HOW YOU DARE

HOW YOU DARE

 

Another trophy

My hands carry ’em

Too many that I can’t even count ’em

 

MIC Drop MIC Drop

발 발 조심
Watch your feet feet

너네 말 말 조심
You guys should watch your words words

 

Somebody stop me

I’m bouta pop off

Too busy you know my body ain’t enuff

 

MIC Drop MIC Drop

발 발 조심
Watch your feet feet

너네 말 말 조심
You guys should watch your words words

 

Haters gon’ hate

Players gon’ play

Live a life, man

Good luck

 

더 볼 일 없어 마지막 인사야
I don’t have any reason to see you again, this is my last goodbye

할 말도 없어 사과도 하지 마
I don’t have anything to tell you, don’t even bother to apologize

더 볼 일 없어 마지막 인사야
I don’t have any reason to see you again, this is my last goodbye

할 말도 없어 사과도 하지 마
I don’t have anything to tell you, don’t even bother to apologize

 

잘 봐 넌 그 꼴 나지 [kkol naji]
Watch closely, that’s how you’ll end up

우린 탁 쏴 마치 콜라지 [kollaji]
We taste sharp like cola
Wordpla: (1) When something is refreshing or extremely delightful in a slowly-progressing situation, Koreans say “it feels like a sprite,” which is in line with “we taste sharp like cola). Because 쏘다 can be (2) to sting, (3) to criticize, and (4) to shoot, the line can also be “we diss sharply like cola.” 

너의 각막 깜짝 놀라지 [nollaji]
Your corneas will get surprised
There’s a slang “동공지진 (=동공 (pupil) + 지진 (earthquake)),” which is used to say there’s an earthquake happening in their pupils when s
omeone is so shocked/bewildered. It seems like they lyrics used 각막 (corneas; gakmak) instead of 동공 (pupils; donggong) because -k sounds stronger/fiercer than -ng.

꽤 꽤 폼나지 포 포 폼나지 [pomnaji]
It’s quite cool, it’s quite cool

 

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