Why did one straw break the camel’s back?

Here’s the secret:

The million other straws underneath it.

Mos Def, “Mathematics,”

*Black on Both Sides*, 1999. More Mos Def quotablesâ€¦-
Why did one straw break the camel’s back?

Here’s the secret:

The million other straws underneath it.Mos Def, “Mathematics,”*Black on Both Sides*, 1999. More Mos Def quotablesâ€¦ -
Yo, it’s 1 universal law but 2 sides to every story,

3 strikes and you be in for life, mandatory.

4 MC’s murdered in the last 4 years,

I ain’t tryin to be the 5th one, the Millennium is here.

Yo, it’s 6 million ways to die, from the 7 deadly thrills,

8-year olds gettin’ found with 9 mill’s.

It’s 10 P.M., where your seeds at? What’s the deal?Mos Def, “Mathematics,” from*Black on Both Sides*, 1999 -
I seen her on the ave, spotted her more than once.

Ass so fat that you could see it from the frontâ€¦Mos Def, “Ms. Fat Booty,” Black on Both Sides, 1999