Killin' in the hood like Trayvon

from Chance The Rapper (Ft. Ab-Soul) – Smoke Again Lyrics on Rap Genius


Reference to Trayvon Martin, who was killed by George Zimmerman, a neighborhood watch coordinator, because he looked “suspicious”

Contextually, the lyric is a startling jolt from braggadocio into the atmosphere of violence surrounding Chicago.

Fun Fact: Chance sent out this tweet after Zimmerman was found innocent:

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