‘It’s not about all of the money’ is a step back — he’s not obsessed.
Skinnyman puts a tough front up again with the next line though.
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Fassy is pussy. NOT a shortening of the term ‘faggot’. ‘Bucky’ is slang for gun, so Skinnyman’s being extorted. ‘Bucky runnin round’ makes the blackmailer seem ridiculous.
Bucky = Buckshot shotgun
It’s not glamorous. He’s scared for the safety of his family.
Similar to Nas' ‘It gets deep, as it does in my breath’, in fact the sense of paranoia in the next line is also reminiscent of N.Y. State of Mind
Fast paces / rap races conjure a rap battle.
Rat race imagery shows he’s trapped (rat in a maze), and a rat race means a never-ending work load too.
old, dirty, broken.
Police and fake thugs are after him.
The first line frames the mentality of looking out for yourself: every day could be your last. The second shows he has people who depend on him and he’s really looking out for them.