16 ounces to a pound, 20 more to a ki

from Yasiin Bey – Mathematics Lyrics on Rap Genius

Meaning

Well, ACTUALLY a kilo is 35.27 ounces (Mos Def rounds up: 16 + 20 = 36)

The significance of these calculations is that drug dealers often “buy in pounds (or kilos) and sell in ounces”

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