Jungle survivor, fuck who's the live-er
In Nas’s neighbourhood, it doesn’t matter if you are the baddest dude. Only the smart ones make it out in this urban hell.
New York City is also called the Concrete Jungle. This could also be a reference to The Furious Five’s track “The Message” who’s main chorus line is “It’s like a jungle, sometimes it makes me wonder how I keep from going under.” And obviously Nas didn’t go under.
This could also be a shout-out to Nas younger brother “Jungle”
(Nas on the left, Jungle center, and Olu Dara on the right)
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