I did wrong, karma came
Crackers gave me ball and chain

from Kendrick Lamar (Ft. Gunplay) – Cartoon & Cereal Lyrics on Rap Genius


When he says, “Karma came” [to him], he refers to the balance of good and bad. Gunplay did some bad things and karma caught back up to him when he ended up in jail. In the next line he speaks of the police force as “crackers” (The White People).

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