Granny broke cause she always givin' bread to the Church
Now pastor Mason Betha in a Lambo
Pastor Mason Betha (better known as the popular rapper Mase) found God after retiring from the rap game in the late 90s. However, this isn’t a direct slight at him. The point Cole is making is that some people will donate their hard earned money to the church only to have someone taking it for their own personal gain.
Similar to what Big Sean says in “Celebrity”:
They say that it’s the root of all evil
At least that’s what the pastor tried to teach us
But he will pass around that collection plate
‘Til it’s heavyweight as soon as his speech through
Then hop in that Benz coupe
This is also similar to what Tupac said in an interview with Vibe Magazine:
Other rappers have expressed this idea, including Danny Brown in “Tick Tock.”
“Givin' bread to the church” could also be a flip on the idea of communion in which churchgoers are given bread and wine.
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