Cause I'm Common Sense and I rap consciousness
He was prop to dis mad cause my guy used to knock his bitch
Common’s assailant had both a motive to attack (Com’s association with someone who used to have sex with his current girlfriend) and a reason (his “conscious” and “nonviolent” reputation) for thinking that Common would be an easy mark.
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