If I just went in and stole it, the police would have noticed
Gotta be strategic, creep it, go in, leave without motive

from Macklemore and Ryan Lewis (Ft. Ab-Soul & Macklemore) – Jimmy Iovine Lyrics on Rap Genius

Meaning

When robbing a bank, you don’t smash into the building with a bus and bring everyone’s attention on you…unless you are the Joker. Instead you have to have finesse when attempting to take something you want. In this case, Macklemore is referring to his attempt at signing to a major label.

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