I can’t listen if you ain’t sayin’ shit
This can be perceived as speaking about the current top rappers in Hip-Hop or as him speaking about the leaders of America.
The best rappers are just spewing nonsense, which has no meaning to it. Lupe can’t listen to that type of content in this music, as he has expressed many times in his interviews.
“The substance is just terrible. 97% of Hip-Hop is just terrible.” as he said when he visited The Breakfast Club. (at 5:59)
He may also feel that the leaders of America aren’t saying anything in their speeches that he think will benefit this country, so he will not listen because they aren’t saying anything relevant to him.
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