My ninjas lay in ravines and ditches underneath shrubs and leaves
They breathed through underwater reefs
The enemy walks above, Clan remains subterraned in mud

from GZA (Ft. Killah Priest, Masta Killa & Njeri) – 1112 Lyrics on Rap Genius

Meaning

Double entendre; is meant to be understood as either a vivid recreation from Kung fu/Ninja films, or as the Clan is underground hip-hop, while the mainstream (the enemy) walks on floor level as stated in “The enemy walks above, clan remain subterranean mud”. Further more the first three lines demonstrate that the enemy will be ambushed.

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