My name is L, and I'm from a part of town where clowns
Get beat down and all you hear is gunshot sounds

from Big L – Lifestylez Ov Da Poor And Dangerous Lyrics on Rap Genius

Meaning

He is referring to the streets he’s from where the stupid people got beat down and all you hear in that town is gunshot sounds of gang related activities or unhandled business for example.

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