I don't budge, don't want much, just a roof and a porch
And a Porsche, and a horse and unfortunately
But of course an assortment of torches that scorches the skin, when they enter
Intruders, whose tutors did a lousy job
A clever reversal by Andre — his wishes sound modest at first, but almost immediately graduate into super-rich dreams. It can also show how he has ascended in life, starting off by just wanting shelter, then a nicer house, then the lavishness of fancy cars and horses.
He says “unfortunately, but of course” before bringing up the guns (referred to as torches) to show that he would rather not have to deal with these things, but knows that that’s the way the world is.
He then goes on to say that the reason the world is like that (and the reasons these people he refers to have resorted to a life of crime) is the “tutors who did a lousy job”, which is a reference to the poor education system. It’s “unfortunate” because if these “intruders” had received a good education they may have ended up in a position where they wouldn’t have to rob and steal. But, “of course”, this is the world we live in, and so dre recognises that he needs to protect him self from the evils of the world (the next line)
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