Tryin ta put my city on the map and they mad at me
The same city some of them live in and they mad at me
When I come down to speak derrty why you mad at me?
Is it cause the old school freaked out niggas from A to Z?

from Nelly – Say Now Lyrics on Rap Genius

Meaning

Nelly was one of the must successful rapper from St. Louis.When Nellyville dropped he become a famous but he still trying to rep St. Louis but some of them people in St. Louis are mad.Because they’re jealous.That’s what he said.

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