I ain't talking 'bout profit, I'm talking 'bout pain
His message has never been unbalanced in favor of the riches that come with drug selling. Even back to his Reasonable Doubt days; that whole album was his way of providing a fair look into the successes and pitfalls of selling drugs. His motive was to prove beyond the shadow of a reasonable doubt that selling was one way or the other, because up until that point, it was all bragging.
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