I work my way up from the bottom to the
Top of the ladder
Claim what's rightfully mine
Working against time
It's been too long

from Jean Grae – Keep Livin' Lyrics on Rap Genius

Meaning

shes been in the game for a while and she has a lot of respect in the rap game. But she wants to be known as what she believes is her place in hip-hop, but time is running out.

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