Down under the north it's still havoc
Chance is talking about South Side Chicago, and how much crime and murder is going on there still. A mechanism he describes cleverly on “Paranoia”.
Could be a reference to Havoc of Mobb Deep. As Mobb have a song called “Up North Trip” and he mentioned Nas in previous line, another NY rapper of the same time period. An “Up North Trip” means one has gone to prison for a long time, Chicago’s high crime rate means many are in prison.
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