We ain't been home since we were snatched out the Congo

from Pusha T – Open Your Eyes Lyrics on Rap Genius


There are two meanings:

  1. Reference to the Middle Passage when West and Central Africans (“home”), including the Congo, we forced into slavery.

  2. The Congo is covered mostly by jungle. Pusha may be talking about how his fame snatching him out of the hood(the urban jungle).

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