Then the light from the bird hit me in the face
I close the blinds cause I didn't wanna catch a case

from Ice Cube – Ghetto Bird Lyrics on Rap Genius

Meaning

This line has a double-meaning: He closes the blinds because he doesn’t want the cops to see him and arrest him, which would result in a court case; and he closes the blinds because he doesn’t want the bright searchlight to blind him

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