Probably end up back in the hood, I'm like, "fuck it then"

from Nas (Ft. Jay Z) – Black Republican Lyrics on Rap Genius

Meaning

Nas recognizes that success in his career doesnt emancipate him from the struggles of his past, and that so many young men just like him use rap as a ticket out of the hood. However for most there is always the threat of going back.

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