Maybe because the city is built above where Indians rest

from Elzhi – Detroit State of Mind Lyrics on Rap Genius

Meaning

There were many Native American tribes in Michigan with burial grounds that were surely built over. Juxtaposes the idea of the city being built on the land of people who worshiped the land.

Fun fact: Michigan is also an Native American word.

To help improve the meaning of these lyrics, visit “Detroit State of Mind” by Elzhi Lyrics and leave a comment on the lyrics box