Lifestyle of the young, black and reckless
A generation of niggas strapped and askin' questions
Like tell me why I ain't got shit
I let this liquor fill my liver with them toxics
As I sip
Often, black men live for immediate gratification and will do just about anything to fill that void for money, cars and clothes. Anything sometimes includes strappin' on a gun, but it still leaves us confused as to “why they (the rich) have everything but we live in the ghetto?” J.Cole takes the voice of that brotha in the hood: well, since I ain’t got shit, I might as well drink this liquor. But he’s saying that is EXACTLY why we ain’t got shit…with an attitude like that.
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