but really let's not trivialize real war zones and what people have to go through living in a war torn city by comparing it to Fort Myers, FL. that would be ignorant
lil Pakistan came about because of a rise in the hip-hop scene and it's not cool to be a rapper coming from the suburbs. you have to make it sound a little more fierce so by comparing to Pakistan, you can get some more street cred.
wimpy fort myers dude: "yeah.. well... i'm from for- i mean, uh, ahem... lil pakistan! the fuck you got to say to dat man? yeeeah, it's sounds terrible huh? yeah it's tough man... long lines at starbucks and lots of traffic when the snowbirds come down for the winter.. and those retirees too old and can't drive well.. super dangerous!"