Way before those square dudes came to run round
We was kings of the city, thought we would run towns

from XV – Go On Without Me Lyrics on Rap Genius

Meaning

Before other dudes who weren’t rapping about the same stuff as Vizzy and his crew came around and started trying to get known too, they were running the town and on top of the rap game.

Also note the wordplay with shapes, square and run round.

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