South Central an example of God's gifts

from Lupe Fiasco – Around My Way Lyrics on Rap Genius

Meaning

Lupe is also utilizing dark humor. By “God’s gifts”, he means all types — the good, the bad, and the ugly. South Central, Los Angeles is considered a pretty ghetto place to be, but when you look past the murderers and drug dealers that the whites want to relocate, you will find some gifted individuals. It isn’t easy living in a place like that. For example, N.W.A. came from Compton, a part of South Central and showed their abilities. Hence, the next verse gives shout out to all the mothers who are trying to raise kids in a complex and tough neighborhood.

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