Who's listening to what they mother say about finishing school
To get they GED

from Elzhi – Detroit State of Mind Lyrics on Rap Genius

Meaning

Instead of taking motherly advice to stay in school and stay off the streets to get their GED (General Educational Development) diplomas, ghetto kids prefer to stick to crime.

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