New York New York big city of dreams
And everything in New York ain't always what it seems
You might get fooled if you come from out of town
But I'm down by law, and I'm from the Dogg Pound

from Tha Dogg Pound (Ft. Snoop Dogg) – New York, New York Lyrics on Rap Genius

Meaning

The hook is a interpolation of Grandmaster Flash’s “New York New York.” You can see they altered the last line to mock the East and give respect to the West by saying they’re from the Dogg Pound.

New York, New York, big City of Dreams
Everything in New York ain’t always what it seems
You might get fooled if you come from out of town

But I’m down by law and I know my way around

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