Especially when you broke and home base ain't acceptin' your calls
And you don't hear your name when it's mail time

from Ludacris (Ft. Beanie Sigel, C-Murder & Pimp C) – Do Your Time Lyrics on Rap Genius

Meaning

Often, people who are in jail or prison will feel isolated from the “outside” or from their families. Here, he’s noting that it was important for him to receive mail and phone calls from friends and family.

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