Crack smoke, black folks

from Kanye West (Ft. Freeway & Yasiin Bey) – Two Words Lyrics on Rap Genius

Meaning

The crack epidemic of the 1980s hit the black population especially hard. Mos Def, who has never seen a conspiracy theory he didn’t like, probably buys the story that the Reagan administration intentionally started the crack epidemic to fund the Nicaraguan Contras.

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