Not bad, huh, for some immigrants?

from Kanye West (Ft. Jay Z) – Otis Lyrics on Rap Genius


Jay is describing the Latin gangsters he knows, who helped him deal crack in New York in the late 1980s and early 1990s—he is commenting on their success in the illegal drug trade.

Note that this line is straight from the movie Scarface

This line also has some other resonances since it is spoken by a black man — blacks in the United States are all, in a deep sense, immigrants of a painful and involuntary kind

Could also be a reference to the political asylum Jay gets in the previous lines.

And let us not forget how these two immigrants originally got to the states

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