Whenever frustrated, I'm a hijack Delta

from Nas – N.Y. State of Mind Lyrics on Rap Genius

Meaning

This line calls back to one of the earliest terrorism allusions in rap from Grandmaster Melle Mel and Duke Bootie in “The Message”:

A mid-range migraine, cancerous membrane
I think I’m going insane
I swear I might hijack a plane

The Delta example was not accidental — Delta experienced a dozen hijackings in the 1970s and 1980s.

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