I never slept, cause sleeping keeps you deep in debt
To take time and spend it sleeping as opposed to on the block causes you to lose money.
Kinda like what Nas said a year later in N.Y. State of Mind:
“I never sleep, cause sleep is the cousin of death”
Of course, the irony here lies in that a sleep deficit causes you to become numb or inattentive over time as your body gets more and more worn out.
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