"You rocking crazy ice and all you do is cling static
And rolling out in Brooklyn late night is problematic..."

from Black Star – Children's Story Lyrics on Rap Genius

Meaning

Living a flashy lifestyle in a bad neighborhood is like Oil & Water, it doesnt mix..

Mos Def also mentions this similar lyric in his song “Got”.

“Now I like to have nice things just like you/
But I’m from Brooklyn, certain shit you just dont do.”

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