I turn my back and he steals my gun from me
He’s talking about the struggle of black men in the ghetto. His own firearm has been ruthlessly taken from him. Unbeknownst to him, he is not the only one who suffers from gun theft; it is the leading cause of tears in the ghetto next to death and disease.
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