Ever wonder why we rather die, then let the beef go?
Stay feeling stress, greed, lust and jealousy
My people cope by using cess, speed, dust and LSD
D, more than just a simple sickness

from Elzhi – D.E.M.O.N.S. Lyrics on Rap Genius

Meaning

El is referencing to the people of his hometown, Detroit (D)

He states that the people are fueled by negative emotions and thoughts. And that they use various forms of narcotics to ease the emotions that have damaged them, which in turn, will cause other negative effects

He feels like this endless circle of lives controlled by emotions and substances is a plague that affects his people

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