One day the whole globe will know that I'm Clark Kent
Underneath the shades on a project park bench

from Joell Ortiz – Battle Cry Lyrics on Rap Genius


He’s comparing himself to Superman, whose civilian alter ego was named Clark Kent. He’s saying that people will know the real Joell and see beyond what the public perceives.

He also gives the listeners a visual by describing an enigmatic individual alone on a bench in the ghetto wearing sunglasses to disguise his face.

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