When everyone I see is broke, get lost in weed smoke
Knowin' it make it worse, thoughts roam uncontrollably
Knowing full well that weed and productivity don’t go hand and hand, Cole continues to smoke weed to escape the realities of the poverty of his community.
He is also saying that when he smokes weed, it makes him over-think everything more. The connection Cole is trying to make is that the “quick fix” for the harsh realities in life but even weed does not help because it makes the harsh thoughts even worst than it did before. This is seen in the line to follow
Barely trustin' niggas, over a decade they been knowin me".
- In addition he’s saying that everyone he sees is broke because they get lost smoking weed. If you have to smoke all the time, then your losing alot of money.
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