Strangled by these laces, laces I can barely talk
That’s my air bubble and I’m lost, if it pops

from Macklemore and Ryan Lewis (Ft. Macklemore) – Wing$ Lyrics on Rap Genius

Meaning

Macklemore is talking about how buying and wear shoes has taken over his life. They simultaneously almost kill him and provide the little air bubble that he breathes, just like the air bubble in the shoes themselves.

Shoes became his precious

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