Can't detour when you're at war with your city, why run for it?
Just ride with me, just die with me, that gun store, right there
When you fight, don't fight fair cause you'll never win, yeah

from Kendrick Lamar (Ft. RZA) – Ronald Reagan Era Lyrics on Rap Genius


Many inner city kids are good kids in bad situations. He’s saying that if you try and fight the hood you will lose. Instead fight just as unfair as the hood does and maybe you’ll get out alive.

Just ride with me, just die with me is another nod to C-Murder’s song “Down 4 My Niggas.”

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