If not they, then who?

from DJ Khaled (Ft. Chris Brown, Keisha Cole & Ne-Yo) – Legendary Lyrics on Rap Genius

Meaning

Paraphrasing Hillel the Elder’s famous quote from the Talmud:

If I am not for myself, who will be for me? And when I am for myself, what am ‘I’? And if not now, when?

To help improve the meaning of these lyrics, visit “Legendary” by DJ Khaled (Ft. Chris Brown, Keisha Cole & Ne-Yo) Lyrics and leave a comment on the lyrics box