Only time I wrestle's when I'm wrestling with settling
When you wrestle with something you’re having a difficult time with it.
Lupe is saying it’s difficult for him to settle probably in reference to his Lasers album, which he had to tone down for Atlantic Records after years of a rather public conflict with the label.
He could also be addressing the issue of illegal Israeli settlements on Palestinian land; a conflict which Lupe has mentioned on numerous occasions.
Basically he addresses that Israel is continuing the settlements into Palestine territory and the only way he’ll settle is if they “wrestle over everything”, deal with all the injustice. The only time he wrestles is when he’s wrestling over settling, meaning he doesn’t like conflict, but he makes an exception to this cause. Lupe is Muslim and also defends the Palestine cause in his “Words I Never Said” song when he says “Israel don’t take my side, cuz look how far you’ve pushed them (Palestine).” LUPE IS BRILLIANT!!!
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