If you gon' metamorph the basemetal to precious
Might as well steal from the rich, bewitch the pesants

from Aesop Rock – Big Bang Lyrics on Rap Genius


base metals are regular metals like iron and lead so if your going through all the troubles to change lead to gold might as well steal and make the peasants happy

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