The flow, changes like a chameleon
Plays like a friend, and stabs you like a dagger

from Wu-Tang Clan – Da Mystery of Chessboxin Lyrics on Rap Genius

Meaning

The Masta Killa is espousing one of the main tenets of combat as detailed in Sun Tzu’s The Art of War — that you must be deceptive. This is a continuation of the prevailing theme of Far Eastern ideology in Wu-Tang Clan lyrics.

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