Oil for food bartering,

from Lupe Fiasco – Hurt Me Soul Lyrics on Rap Genius


A corruptly administered U.N. program (1995-2003) that allowed Saddam’s Iraq to trade oil for humanitarian relief despite the powerful sanctions the U.N. leveled against Iraq after its 1990 invasion of Kuwait

This probably bothered Lupe because of the fact that Saddam got rich while his Muslim subjects continued to starve due to the sanctions

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