We used to let the actors play the players pimps and hoes
Nowadays we just let the rappers play them roles

from Mighty Casey – Black Rapping School Lyrics on Rap Genius

Meaning

In the 70s, Blacksploitation movies had black actors often playing pimps, hoes and gangsters, today these roles are filled by rappers, both on screen and in real life

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