And as long as I stay black, I gotta stay strapped
According to 2Pac, if you are black and in the ghetto where black on black crime is “legendary”), you need to be strapped/carry a gun.
Doesn’t necessarily refer to carry weapons, could be talking about being prepared in you are black, for instance with knowledge or understanding to know your rights so cops cant fuck with you.
My Texan friends say the same thing about being Texan
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