Poverty stricken so our economy is cocaine
Ecstacy, heroin, marijuana ain't no hope man
Absentee fathers and dope fiend mamas
Got my hood turned out to the point that a nigga wanna go and get paid

from Freddie Gibbs – National Anthem (Fuck the World) Lyrics on Rap Genius

Meaning

Gary like all ghettos is limited funds, and has broken family structures. The most foreseeable way out is illegal narcotics, which isn’t saying very much.

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