Those who try to flee they hit the vertebrae, increase the murder rate
This is an interesting line and point of view GZA expresses here. “Cold World” doesn’t only refer to all the cold niggas in the hood out there, it also applies to higher authority like police. So here he paints a picture of a criminal trying to flee the scene but getting shot in the back.
As most people see the murder rate and instantly think of crime and criminals but overlook those that have been killed by higher authority. So here he connects “increase the murder rate” to police in contrast as someone would with a straight killer.
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