Blastin holes in the night til she bled sunshine

from Black Star (Ft. Common) – Respiration Lyrics on Rap Genius


A poetic way of saying that there is gunfire in the city until the break of dawn.

But he’s continuing the idea presented in the preceding line: Because his mind is so restless he can’t sleep and thus stays up all night. His eyes are “blasting the holes” til the sun comes up; meaning he’s stays awake all night, thinking about the city he lives in.

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