And always keep my ears to the block till I dearly depart
Hip-hop is really the art

from Talib Kweli (Ft. Anthony Hamilton & Common) – Ghetto Show Lyrics on Rap Genius

Meaning

He is saying that he tries to keep it real by staying up with what’s going on in the hood in order to stay true to the art of hip-hop. And for that, we thank you.

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