That I found digging
He found a jacket amongst the piles of worn out non-desirable clothes.
In Thrift Shops there are often piles and racks of shitty, piss smelling clothes, but sometimes within these heaps there are gems… The Leather jacket is a gem.
This line is possibly also a reference to the Goodwill Outlet in the International District/Beacon Hill Neighborhood of Seattle (where Macklemore is from), they will put out bins of new stock and people will lose their minds and dig through them like there’s gold at the bottom.
Doing this is best done with caution and a basic understanding of self-defense. It’s like jumping into a wolf pack while they’re feeding.
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