This is how we kept food on this table (maxing)

from Dead Prez – Animal in Man Lyrics on Rap Genius

Meaning

Maxing = eating in abundance. Old Man Sam was relaxing while the mules and cattle (the proletariat) were doing all the work that produced the food for his family.

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