If you're life like Christ live your midlife like it's... Christ-like

from Lupe Fiasco (Ft. Ed Sheeran) – Old School Love Lyrics on Rap Genius

Meaning

The J-man spent what little he had of his midlife speaking truth to power and keeping on his grind up until the last days. Here, Lupe exhorts those who talk conscious in their youth to keep talking conscious later in life.

Jesus called himself “the way, the truth and the life (see John 14:6); hence "you’re life like Christ”.

the 3rd rift to Kanye: He referred to himself like Christ, Yeezus, and Lupe’s fine with that, but he expects Ye to live to that standard if Ye creates for himself.

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