My grind is real, my hustle dope

from Talib Kweli (Ft. Marsha Ambrosius) – It Only Gets Better Lyrics on Rap Genius

Meaning

He is putting in the work (grinding), and his hustle, which happens to be making music, is dope/incredible. When most rappers talk about hustling, they are talking about selling dope (drugs), hence the clever wordplay from Kweli.

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