And lamp like Capone, with drug scripts sewn
Or the legal luxury life, rings flooded with stones, homes
Nas would give up this life of crime he glamorizes for a legal luxury life. He would love to sit back with riches, legal or illegal. But living normally, he would only do it illegal.
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