Knock down the levees
Knock down the projects
Start another project
Build another object

from Jay Electronica – Swagger Jackson's Revenge Lyrics on Rap Genius

Meaning

Wealthy business interests and the government conspired to essentially eliminate public housing projects in New Orleans following Hurricane Katrina. Jay’s childhood home, the Magnolia projects, was one of the victims

New Orleans became a laboratory for “projects” that the wealthy envisioned to make more money in the American inner-city. By eliminating public housing projects, valuable real estate was open to investors interested in housing profits

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