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17th Street Canal Levee

From “Georgia... Bush” by Lil Wayne

Lyrics

I know some folk that live by the levy
That keep on telling me they heard explosions

About

Though the Industrial Canal Levee is more famous (having decimated the Lower Ninth Ward), the 17th Street Canal Levee was also breached during Hurricane Katrina, flooding many New Orleans neighborhoods, including Lil Wayne’s Holly Grove