An O.G. once told me
A real gangster is either dead or in jail
Or behind the scenes getting real money
All those people who act like they’re gangster, will never be proven to be a gangster, unless they end up in Jail or Dead. because that actually shows you, that they’ve done something to be a gangster and they don’t care about missing out on life, as long as its proven that they’re a gangster.
Then the Line “Or behind the scenes getting real money” tells you that the third type of gangsters are the people who don’t talk about it, don’t front with it and don’t need to have it proven, ‘cause all they care is about the “real money” coming in. So they stay low profile.
Also, “or behind the scenes getting real money” can be taken to be the corporate gangsters. They are ruthless and will do anything to get money, (as has been proven throughout history). So while the gangsters that we are accustomed to, always end up either dead or in jail, the other gangsters are the ones that create the habitat that pits us against each other.
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