When I'm deceased, by then the beast arise like yeast
To conquer peace leaving savages to roam in the streets

from Raekwon (Ft. Ghostface Killah & Nas) – Verbal Intercourse Lyrics on Rap Genius

Meaning

A reference to the Book of Revelations — Chapter 1 — when the Beast (or the False Prophet) brings the apocalypse to Earth, the “savages” not saved by messiah will be left in the streets.

Two Double Entendre…


When he dies, the apocalypse will descend on us. This has two possible meanings:

Note the wordplay with “arise like yeast”.

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