While y'all speculate Clipse break up
Well think it not strange if I'm Abel to his Cain
This is a reference to the rumors of the duo Clipse being broken up. The truth, in T’s words:
This metaphor infers Pusha T and No Malice are the like Abel and Cain, two sons of Adam and Eve according to Book of Genesis. Cain is described as a crop farmer and his younger brother Abel as a shepherd. Cain was the first human born and the first murderer, and Abel was the first human to die — Cain committed the first murder by killing his brother.
Notice roles are reversed with The Clipse brothers. No Malice is older and Push is younger. No Malice agrees with his younger brother, they’ve learn’t from the Bible and would never kill their kinship.
Note the dope wordplay too.
On “Abel to his Cain”, the pun being “a bell to his cane” meaning that one can’t be heard without the other — brothers born in blood.
On “Cain”, meaning cocaine. Even though No Malice has repented, Pusha still raps about his past dealings and makes trap music.
He could be going so far to say, instead of now being partners in crime, they’re now like Ying and Yang. Another natural duality.
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