Once upon a time not long ago
When people wore Adidas and lived life slow
When laws were stern and justice stood
And people was behaving like hip-hop was good

from Black Star – Children's Story Lyrics on Rap Genius

Meaning

The song starts out almost identical to Slick Rick’s Children’s Story, upon which this song is based. This mirroring is continued through out the rest of the song.

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