Speak on it God, What's today's mathematics
The five day forecast, the Dow Jones average
The price of beer, cigarettes, bread, milk and pampers

from Yasiin Bey (Ft. Minnesota) – Grown Man Business (Fresh Vintage Bottles) Lyrics on Rap Genius

Meaning

Mos Def is juxtaposing what’s important to Wall Street like the Dow Jones average and the 5-day weather forecast (possibly a nod to weather futures?) and what’s important to the hood:beer, cigarettes, bread, milk and pampers…Brilliant

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