Is the pursuit of profit then they drop it

from Lupe Fiasco – Hurt Me Soul Lyrics on Rap Genius

Meaning

‘What constitutes a prostitute is the pursuit of profit’

Lupe is suggesting the pursuit of profit as being the most important thing to people nowadays, regardless of how this profit is made. Often amoral or immoral means are used to achieve this goal, much as prostitution is considered amoral/ immoral.

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