Lyric/Song: “Man, I throw him in the Beem, you grab the fucking cream/And if he start to scream/Bam! Bam!/Have a nice dream.” — “Gimme The Loot”
Reference: Biggie could have just been going for dramatic effect when he excitedly interjects “Bam! Bam!” into his rhyme scheme. But “Bam Bam” is a term that turns up throughout modern Jamaican music, from Toots and the Maytals’ ’60s-era festival classic to Sister Nancy’s early ’80s dancehall hit, and Pliers’ “Bam Bam,” from the popular riddim of the same name.