Give 'em coca-cola for their property

from Lupe Fiasco (Ft. Matthew Santos) – American Terrorist Lyrics on Rap Genius

Meaning

Lupe is referencing one of the most controversial points in America’s history, beginning with Peter Minuit, Minuit purchased the island of Manhattan from Native Americans on May 24, 1626 for goods to the value of 60 Dutch guilders, which has erroneously been said to be the equivalent of $24 USD. In reality, it was the equivalent of $37.98 USD.

To help improve the meaning of these lyrics, visit “American Terrorist” by Lupe Fiasco (Ft. Matthew Santos) Lyrics and leave a comment on the lyrics box