Cause I can't feel the field niggas chains
Though I covet mine, so I covered mine in blame
Then I bumped into a bum and covered mine in shame
Then I bumped into a hun and uncovered mine again, minor game
Lupe struggling with the conflict of wearing chains. He can’t relate to the slave experience, but he’s embarassed about wearing it because he places so much value in them. He then feels more embarassed about having it when he sees someone in poverty. But he finally takes it out again to impress a woman.
“I covet mine, so I covered mine in blang (bling)”
Meaning he loves his chain so much, in spite of the parallel to slave imagery, that he has encrusted it in diamonds and other precious gems.
Makes sense in the context of the phrase and ties into the following passage where he talks about diamonds and their effect on women and “The Game”.
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