And we get animated like the guns is drawn

from Talib Kweli – Letter From the Government Lyrics on Rap Genius

Meaning

A double entendre: First, someone can get animated meaning they are visibly energized, and Talib and his crew are so shook it’s as if they have withdrawn guns from their holsters. Second, something can be “animated” like a cartoon series, where everything you see is drawn. This line is especially clever since the reference to guns is consistent with the theme of the army and war.

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