Frustrated and I'm riding down the back streets
Making my conscience ask me
"Would I survive to make it up out this hole in time?"

from Kendrick Lamar – Black Boy Fly Lyrics on Rap Genius

Meaning

He’s frustrated that he hasn’t gone anywhere and still (at that time) rides the hood of Compton asking himself “Is it possible to get out of this damned place within the right time (before he dies)?”

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