Nothing beautiful about it
No light at the tunnel
For the people that put the passion before them being comfortable
People with passion see it’s all darkness at the end of the tunnel. They have no idea if and when all their hard work will pay off but they dont care, they’re going in no matter what because they have heart.
“Nothing beautiful about it” is likely a call back to the “struggle” he mentions at the top of the verse and a reference to Talib Kweli’s “Beautiful Struggle”.
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