Bunch of peacock bitches in a cocaine canopy

from Immortal Technique (Ft. Mela Machinko) – Natural Beauty Lyrics on Rap Genius

Meaning

“Peacocking” is coincided with the idea of dressing in flashy or outlandish clothing, usually in a romantic way… similar to how male peacocks flash their feathers to entice female peacocks. (Yes, the females are believed to choose their mates according to the size, color, and quality of these outrageous feather trains; notice that the species' roles are different.)

The “cocaine canopy” is related to two different things:
-In forestry, the “canopy” refers to the upper layer or habitat zone (“high” above the ground). Cocaine is a substance used by several models in the modelling/fashion industry, as it is used as a hunger suppressant and speeds up one’s metabolism. In fact, there have been people who have said that agents actually encourage their clients to do speed and cocaine.
-In a more deeper context, peacocks don’t live in trees… they live on the ground; this is mainly due to the fact that it’s unnatural for them to fly for long periods of time. This line is another way of saying that the bar is set so high for women that that it is nearly impossible to reach.

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