They should've briefed us, told us where the backroad would lead us

from Troy Ave (Ft. Pusha T) – Concrete Jungle Lyrics on Rap Genius

Meaning

When Push was growing up, it’s most likely that older men whom himself and his brother No Malice looked up to got them into the drug game.

Playing on with the previous line — Pusha feels as though he should have been informed about life on the wrong side of the law and wanted the chance to make his own decision. Yet in reality, it was his probably his only choice.

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