Used to run around getting my fight in the streets on
Back in the day before Harlem had a green zone

from Immortal Technique – That's What It Is Lyrics on Rap Genius

Meaning

The Harlem Green Zone is a 60 block area in Harlem, New York designed to protect children, and have a positive influence on society. Immortal Technique is from Harlem and grew up when it was considered more dangerous.

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