Fake thug, no love; you get the

from Nas – The Message Lyrics on Rap Genius

Meaning

A generalization of fake thugs everywhere who will recieve no pity (no love) and will get shot, as most who are half way crooked do. The line was directed towards Biggie. To quote Nasir himself:

“On a song I did on my second album, Tupac thought it was about him, but it was really towards Biggie,” he says of The Message off of It Was Written. “From the first lines all the way to ‘One life, one love, there can only be one king.’, that was specifically going in that direction. The whole fucking song, really. Tupac was not even on my radar for going at him.”

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