And while you're selling dope, we're gonna keep selling hope

from Janelle Monae (Ft. Erykah Badu) – Q.U.E.E.N. Lyrics on Rap Genius

Meaning

She’s talking about the street drugs that have ravaged the African-American urban community for decades now and juxtaposing that with her message for hope to help the community rise above these confines.

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