Looking in the Wall Street Journal for your face
But it's always absent

from Nas – Who Are You Lyrics on Rap Genius

Meaning

The guy is aiming to be in the Wall Street Journal, a sign of success in “White Man’s Society.” Nas says his picture is always absent, hinting that the people who run the society will not let a black man be very successful.

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