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. Infact Nas and Havoc were really close, collaborated on a bunch of track and even grew up one street from eachothers. 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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