And this weighing a ton and I'm a son of a gun
Handguns are heavier than most people expect and Thought calls himself a son of a gun, a common moniker right? Perhaps though Black Thought is noting that the responsibilities of holding a gun and the lifestyle that comes with it are weighing down on him. Is he also possibly alluding to the idea that his own father lived a similar lifestyle with the ‘son of a gun’ line?
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