They gave him medicine, diagnosed him with a felony and mental retardation
So he refuses to cease the firin’, nobody’s hirin’
He has a felony, so the only way to make money is by doing illegal things that got him the felony in the first place, because no one hires felons anymore so he must commit crimes to feed his family
The line “..cease the firin.."may allude to the Chicago anti-violence program CeaseFire. Which is a group of violence interrupters working on the street, mediating conflicts between gangs in an attempt to prevent retaliatory shootings and killings.
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