[Spanish speaking woman]
Escuchela.. la ciudad respirando

from Black Star (Ft. Common) – Respiration Lyrics on Rap Genius

Meaning

In English:

“Listen to it, the city breathing”

or

“Listen to it, the city is breathing”

These words personify the city as a vital, living being. That the words are in Spanish points to the immense diversity of New York City.

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