To impose what basically
Still goes on today, you see?
Nas compares the destruction of “mountains with black faces” to what goes on today, namely the beauty culture in America that favours whiteness. Also, Nas is pointing to a reluctance on the part of white people to accept black success and wealth. He suggests that white people are unable to process black opulence and greatness, and so they need to destroy the reminders of these.
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