For these ghetto girls and boys I’m rapping round the world for
Africa to New York, Haiti, then I detour
Oakland out to Auckland, Gaza Strip to Detroit
Cities Lupe has hit on tour — also an international “who’s who” of ghettoes
Furthermore, Oakland/Auckland rhymes, and Detroit and the Gaza Strip are both cities with large Arab populations.
Lupe Fiasco, being Muslim, has strong feelings about what’s going on in the Gaza Strip — which he refers to again in “Words I Never Said”.
For those who aren’t up on their geography, Auckland is New Zealand’s largest city.
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