With 7 million people, London has proved itself an opportune place and business hub. That being said businessmen are selfish. Awkward……
Anyway, ‘hot round here’ is open to interpretation — hot with cops, competition, arms you pick
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Criminals = ‘by any means necessary’ earners
They have no time to be wasted, so would you kindly…
Great sense of irony here: on this corner there’s drugs and pussy
Only money could ruin something that beautiful
Women will fuck up your life (with their boob-shaped boobs)
But this is the UK we’re talking about: they won’t be some cute girl who turns Medusa-bitch in the morning. They’ll just generally look like this
London is a
Full of opportunity for success
But like the rest of the isle it inhabits, it gets some awful weather
OVER ANALYSIS TIME: The weather part can be seen as referring to the term ‘raining bullets’, and means that no one comes to London because it’s violent.
Important to know that the first few lines (up to Alone is…) is spent singing, a la Eminem
Smart wordplay here with keys; he’s saying that he doesn’t want to be jailed and pass through prison doors because of his coke distributions
Just a heads-up, the lyrics in brackets are Green’s rapping hook.
Non-bracket = rock singer hook
Cos there’s alwaaaayyys a girl
The definition of making love