I lack jungle fever, had to black for the sneakers

from Wale – DC Gorillaz Lyrics on Rap Genius

Meaning

Jungle Fever is when a black person and a white person like each other. Wale likes black girls so he doesn’t have jungle fever. Ask Carlton about jungle fever

Both Do The Right Thing and Jungle Fever are Spike Lee Joints/Films.

Also refers to him get black sneakers over white ones.

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