Whoever said illegal was the easy way out
Couldn't understand the mechanics
And the workings of the underworld, granted
Jay-Z suggests that most people couldn’t imagine the amount of caution and skill it takes to be successful and survive in the criminal world. Literally, the underworld refers to the world of Satan
The “mechanics” here aren’t about the technical details of the business, but the psychological and emotional machinery that’s always working under the surface. — Jay-Z in Decoded.
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