People always follow like Deadheads

from Das Racist – Ek Shaneesh Lyrics on Rap Genius

Meaning

He’s from San Francisco, home base of the Grateful Dead, and people have followed them for years on tour to maintain community. Fans of the Grateful Dead who followed the band on tour were called Deadheads.

In flying terminology a deadhead is a person who sits with the pilot during the flight. Usually a pilot in training but does not actually fly the plane. Thus he just follows the pilot around. The term was made popular in the Leonardo Dicaprio film Catch Me If You Can.

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