Classroom of kids, or a venue performing
If I'd done it for the money I'd have been a fucking lawyer

from Macklemore and Ryan Lewis (Ft. Macklemore) – Make The Money Lyrics on Rap Genius

Meaning

He is saying that he would rather be performing his music in a classroom full of kids, or performing on a stage with all of his fans and sharing his struggle in life to help others, rather than get the money for what he does as a hip-hop artist. If he wanted money, he would have been a lawyer. Macklemore elaborates that he is “being a warrior” when he educates his listeners, be it in a classroom, or on stage. If he wanted money for his efforts, he would rather have become a lawyer than a musician.

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