Raising my fingers to critics
Probably the middle one to say “fuck you critics”, to be precise
He could also be raising his index finger as if to say, “I’m number one,” to taunt those who doubted him.
In Decoded Jay explains this line saying; “After so much of the song is about stripping the life of any sense of glamour and pointing out the real life of the kid i the ghetto, I turn it around to a defiant, triumphant note with this series of raises: raising green up (making money), raising my middle finger to the critics who don’t get it, and raising my face to the sky to talk to my nigga Big.”
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