But there's a long list of high-profile celebrities
Worldwide on the thorough side of things
Livest kings, some died

from Nas – Get Down Lyrics on Rap Genius

Meaning

Although he’s manly talking about NYC hustlers what he’s saying is almost every state has hood legends others aspired to be such as Freeway Ricky Ross in L.A, B.M.F’s Big Meech in ATL Melvin Williams out in Baltimore and Mac Dre (R.I.P) of the Romper Room Gang in Oakland.

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