Tell my respecters on Malcom X, I apply the pressure

from Wale – Street Runner Lyrics on Rap Genius

Meaning

He swears on Malcolm X’s grave that he will continue to take over the rap game.

Malcolm X was a human right activist during the civil rights movement. He was known for his intense stance on racism and indicting Whites in the harshest terms for their crimes against African Americans, hence Wale says “apply the pressure”.

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