Roaches on the wall, roaches on the dresser
Everybody had roaches but our roaches ain't respect us
A play on “roach”’s double meaning: it can mean cockroaches or nearly-finished blunts.
When Rocky was growing up he was incredibly poor, even having periods where his family was completely homeless. When he did have a place to stay, it was infested with roaches, as well as “roaches” on the dresser (in this roaches case being slang for a blunt). Most poor people had roaches but the one’s in Rocky’s house didn’t have any decency to let them live. They did have weed, though…
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