(Living) high on the hog
Meanings of "(Living) high on the hog"
To be doing well financially, to be able to afford the best of things. The best, prime pork cuts on a pig are on it's higher parts (from the ground). Less quality are closer to the ground, or lower then.
"(Living) high on the..." in lyrics
The clothes you wear, the job you work, the color your skin naw you Christian first
People get to livin for a job, make a little money start living for a car
Get ‘em a wife a house kids and a dog, when they retire they living high on the hog
But guess what? They didn’t ever really live at all, to live is Christ and that’s Paul I recall