When will the occupation stop and make it a vacant lot

from Joe Budden (Ft. Crooked I, Joell Ortiz & Kaydence) – Skeletons Lyrics on Rap Genius

Meaning

Crooked’s wondering when his musical outlet will drive his skeletons out of his mind, a point he comes back to in the final line

But also he’s drawing on the cycle of drugs (in this case alcohol) in the rap game, he’s waiting for his music to help him move through addiction, but his addiction is fuelling his music, there’s a give-and-take where he feels he needs to be drunk to perform, and if he loses those skeletons from his mind, it will be left a ‘vacant lot’.

This drunken freestyle shows how alcohol is often his spark of creativity and is so closely tied to his music, the image of his manager Kino literally fuelling his addiction to create a performance shows this cycle perfectly

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=oABbuPmLJcM

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