I came into this world high as a bird
From second hand cocaine powder
I know it sounds absurd
I never tooted but its in my veins
This line sounds like it is saying that André’s mother was addicted to cocaine while she was pregnant with him, and those drug addict tendencies were passed onto him through childbirth. So even though André never did cocaine himself, these tendencies make him feel like a junkie from time to time.
But since we don’t know anything about André’s mother and her history of drug use (if any), we can’t jump to that conclusion. So the alternative way to interpret this is that André was born into a rough neighborhood where cocaine was prevalent, so even though he never did the drugs, it still impacted him and his way of life.
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