No I said give 'em that 80′s cocaine
Somethin’ raw, something pure so I stayed in that vein
He’s denying the people who want watered down music and talking to the producer of this album, No I.D. They’ve been promoting a musical collective under the name Cocaine 80s (consisting of Common, No I.D., James Fauntleroy, Jhene Aiko and others) which makes music reminiscent of the raw days of Hip-Hop, Jazz, Soul and other genres.
Many drugs are administered through the veins and to be in a vein of something means to stay in that style or method of doing it. Cocaine 80s is giving the people powerful and pure music — much like the cocaine that was so widespread in the 80s and like the music of that era.
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