Nerve I got to talk about them niggas with a gun
Must have really thought I was God to take the life of my son

from Common (Ft. Lauryn Hill) – Retrospect for Life Lyrics on Rap Genius

Meaning

How can he comment on people who kill with a gun if he could take the life of his son. He is saying only God could do this and he must have thought of himself as god to be able to do this. He’s no better than any other murderer when he believes he murdered his son.

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