The crucifixion, the being nailed to the cross
Truth or fiction,
He’s saying that when you’re on top, people take shots at you trying to drag you down. ‘Being crucified’ is commonly invoked by celebrities whose suffering is made public in the media.
Regardless of whether what the Bible says is true, Jesus paid a ‘hell of a cost,’ which in itself is another pun- Jesus had to descend into hell before ascending to heaven in order to redeem humanity
It could also be a comment on listener perception of the hip-hop community. There’s a lot of theatricality and image consciousness in hip-hop, sometimes it’s hard to tell what is truth vs. fiction.
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