Get money, Manolo
Welcome home, Castro
Nas is comparing two famous Cubans. Manolo, from Scarface, profits from drug distribution. Fidel Castro, however, gained wealth by overthrowing his country’s previous dictator, and becoming leader himself. The transition between the two is his way of showing that your hustle and grind will pay off, and you soon will become the head of your community.
Christ Castro is also a fellow Queens rapper, as well as Tragedy Khadafi’s brother. Nas is welcoming him home after his recent release from prison.
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