Left some jewels in his skull that he can sell if he chose

from Nas – One Love Lyrics on Rap Genius

Meaning

The entire scene where Nas is talking to the young drug dealer is acted out in a scene in “Belly”. After dropping some street wisdom on the youngin', Nas actually gives the young kid a necklace that he could “sell if he chose”.

However, here Nas says “left some jewels in HIS skull….”, referring to the jewels of wisdom and cypher’d lines that the youngblood could profit from.

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