I live amongst the proud neighbors who bang louder than Al-Qaeda

from Skyzoo (Ft. Talib Kweli) – Spike Lee Was My Hero Lyrics on Rap Genius

Meaning

Al-Qaeda is a global militant Islamist organization founded by Osama bin Laden at some point between August 1988 and late 1989, with its origins being traceable to the Soviet War in Afghanistan. It operates as a network comprising both a multinational, stateless army and a radical Sunni Muslim movement calling for global Jihad and a strict interpretation of sharia law. It has been designated as a terrorist organization by the United Nations Security Council, NATO, the European Union, the United Kingdom, the United States, and various other countries

Probable 9/11 reference.

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