See I was born out in cleveland, raised here in harlem
Money or not, I'm gon' stay here in harlem

from Charles Hamilton – Outside Lyrics on Rap Genius

Meaning

Charles Hamilton was born in Cleveland, Ohio but moved to Harlem, New York at a very young age where he was exposed to various genres of music. Harlem is the origin of Charles Hamilton’s music and being raised there he has grown a connection to the city so even if he makes it big and gets rich, he’ll never abandon his city.

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