I got 'em, and I ain't give a fuck
That same mentality that told my brother not to duck

from Kendrick Lamar – Sing About Me, I'm Dying of Thirst Lyrics on Rap Genius

Meaning

Dave has a ride out and shoot-to-kill his enemies with an “I don’t give a fuck” mentality. Still, Dave’s brother has a realization that the same mentality (no ducking, only shooting) was the reason that Dave got killed. “I don’t give a fuck” is the reason why he was able to shoot the enemy, but at the same time, his brother didn’t “give a fuck.” so he stood in harm’s way, and paid the price.

Dave realized the irony of the whole system (ghetto). Dave is now part of a cycle when he goes to shoot his brother’s killer, the family member of the first killer will be after Dave next. That “I don’t give a fuck” mentality creates a violent cycle in the hood.

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