It's cause I was too busy with my Baltimore, you know
What Kanye leaves out, which rhymes with “clothes” and “know”, is “O’s”. The Orioles, frequently called the “O’s” are a major league baseball team based out of the city of Baltimore, Maryland.
“O’s” is commonly a way for rappers to say “Ho” on edited versions of songs. This then adds another meaning to the line — Kanye was busy with his hos in another city — he was cheating in the aforementioned relationship too!
Lastly, Charli Baltimore was famously Biggie’s sidepiece during his marriage to Faith Evans.
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