Cause either you play the game or watch the game play you
And be that broke muthafucker talkin bout “I stay true”
Rappers get into the industry to make money. Cole is implying that rappers who fail in the industry and claim to maintain their principles are just feeding us bullshit to make it sound like they won on some level. He’s also saying that he’s going to find the difference between being a sellout and washout so he doesn’t end up like them.
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