Pro-black like Craig Hodges with my dashikis in the cleaners
I kick it for the Chevy ridin' head to backstreet leaners
Pro in Pro-black means “professional” or “in support of. Craig Hodges was a professional basketball player. When the Chicago Bulls visited the White House after winning the 1992 NBA Championship, Hodges dressed in a dashiki and delivered a hand-written letter addressed to then President George H. W. Bush, expressing his discontent at the administration’s treatment of the poor and minorities.
Common wears a dashiki sometimes but its at the cleaners cause he’s trying to relate to the boys in the hood.
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