I had to find the buried treasure, so grams I had to measure

from The Notorious B.I.G. – Big Poppa Lyrics on Rap Genius

Meaning

In order to make money (“the treasure! Arrrgh, maties!), B.I.G. had to measure out (and sell) grams (of drugs — weed, cocaine, etc.)

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