Work on the John shot

from J. Cole – Killers Lyrics on Rap Genius

Meaning

John Wall is a basketball player who was born in NC, J. Cole’s state.

This ties this line to the previous line. The John shot possibly refers to the actor John Wayne (who last appeared in the movie, The Shootist) or could refer to any of the countless firearm dealers that begin with the name.

They abandoned the legal shot for the lethal shot.

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