Million dollars ain't, what it was yesterday
Unlike before, lots of money cannot solve all of your problems any more.
Not only can this line be taken as a Literal phrase, (I.E. The collapse of the economy and inflation) but also metaphorical or figuratively. When you first start out or when you come from a poor background, a million dollars is alot, but you keep getting money, you keep spending, and you realize how materialistic you get, and that all that money can waste away.
Nas also became a victim of this, he is near broke now
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