Dropped out of school and became richer
Retired from the pliers,
Reaping the rewards from the decision to make music rather than pursue an education.
“Pliers” may refer to a gun or some other weapon, or even pliers themselves, but it sets up the “clippers” reference in the latter part of the line.
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