Return of the student
That never learned how to live righteous but how to shoot it

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

Meaning

Kendrick is not really speaking of a student in the classical sense (in a classroom). He is referring to the typical “student” of the hood who is a product of his/her environment. The individual is driven by a mindset that states “he who holds the gun, holds the power”.

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