Released: 1998

Ayo, we about to unpack “Nasty Trick,” layin’ down the blueprint of Gangsta Boo’s raw and unapologetic confession booth anthem. At the heart of it, this track’s servin’ up the real on a typical player full of frontin’ and flexin’—a dude who’s thirsty for clout and sexual conquests. Boo ain’t holdin’ back; she’s exposin’ this “nasty trick” for all his boasting, fakin’, and womanizing ways.

Off the rip, Gangsta Boo’s callin’ out this player, throwin’ shade on his drip like, “Hey, those ain’t Cartier, switch your frames, nigga.” She’s peelin’ back the facade, pointin’ out how he’s rockin’ knockoffs but actin’ like he’s all that. She flips the script on dude, implyin’ his intimate skills—how he “eats pussy and shit”—is common knowledge, keepin’ it real vulgar to match his own sleaze. It’s all laughable to her and her crew ’cause behind all that showin’ off, he’s just a “nasty trick.”

High-key, Gangsta Boo’s storytelling in the first verse paints a vivid pic of this guy. The man’s got his swag on overdrive, flashin’ gold teeth and ice as if he’s the king of the scene. But she knows better—underneath that glossy exterior, he’s just huntin’ for his next hookup, a night crawler lookin’ for a fix. Boo ain’t fallin’ for the glitz, despite the baller image he’s projectin’. She knows his type—dudes that keep a rotation of women like they’re countin’ stars.

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Now, the hook slaps with an assertive rejection. Boo’s layin’ down the law: don’t step to her with the weak game, and she ain’t about to satisfy his financial desires—this dude needs to hustle up another mark for that. It’s a bold statement of independence and self-respect.

In that second spill of truth, Boo’s clappin’ back even harder. This trick’s out here braggin’ about his escapades, thinkin’ he’s all that while messin’ with women who barely speak his language. He’s spreadin’ tales ’bout his supposed sexual prowess, yet he’s blind to the fact he ain’t all that impressive. Pardon me while I drop some knowledge—Boo ain’t havin’ any of his lame boasts. She’s throwin’ shade at his superficial game, shuttin’ down any illusions that he’s some kind of Casanova.

The final verses lay it all on the line. Despite all her takedowns, there’s a hint that she might just see something in him—or maybe, just maybe, she’s playin’ the game at his level, flippin’ the script on the playboy. She’s aware of his reputation, hearin’ about how he’s sprung on other women, yet she’s assertively stake her claim, never underestimating her own game.

Reiteratin’ the chorus, it’s clear Gangsta Boo ain’t one to be trifled with. And in a final twist, after all the call outs and disses, she admits to letting him get intimate, ridin’ the wave of attraction despite knowing full well he’s nothing but a “nasty trick.”

So we close out with that laughter, a stance of superiority. Gangsta Boo and her girls are clownin’ this dude, revealin’ his attempts to spice up their bedroom antics with something as comical as cough drops. In the end, “Nasty Trick” is a fire storytelling track that pulls no punches, showcasin’ Gangsta Boo’s raw lyrical prowess and her ability to play the game even better than the fellas tryin’ to hustle her.