Baby don't you see, I had a blood transfusion that left me with HIV
Hope didn't exist for me since late in 1993

from Immortal Technique (Ft. Jean Grae) – You Never Know Lyrics on Rap Genius

Meaning

In the 90’s, before HIV was a very well known disease, many blood transfusions would result in the contraction of HIV in the receiver due to an infected donor.

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