Are they still illin', still killin' poppin' the corn?

from K'naan – Blues for the Horn Lyrics on Rap Genius

Meaning

He wonders if anything has changed in Somalia, are they still sick, is there still killing? There is word play with “Poppin the corn”, popcorn makes the same sound when its popping as a gun makes when it is firing, so he is wondering if they are still letting guns off.

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