When the colonizer came with the cross and the sword
I threw the first spear and said "I declare war!"

from Blue Scholars – No Rest For The Weary Lyrics on Rap Genius


This line alludes to the use of religion and violence to overpower native groups in colonized areas.

Specifically in the Philippines. Lapu Lapu was a ruler of Mactan, who was the first native ruler who resist the Spanish.

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