Not a role model I'm a bad figure

from Big L (Ft. Grand Daddy I.U., Jay Z, Lord Finesse, Microphone Nut & Party Arty) – Da Graveyard Lyrics on Rap Genius

Meaning

A common theme in rap (first popularized by Ice Cube in the song, “Gangsta Gangsta”) is to tell the listeners that rappers are not role models

…They are too grimy for that.

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