In the land of the free, where the blacks enslavedThree-fifths of a man, I believes the phrase'm 50% of D'USSÉ, and it's debt free (Yeah)100% of Ace of Spades, worth half a B (Uh)ROC Nation, half of that, that's my pieceHunnid percent of TIDAL to bust it up with my Gs, uh'Cause most of my niggas won't ever work together run a check up, but they never give you leverage No red hat, don't Michael and Prince me and 'Ye They separate you when you got Michael and Prince's DNA, uh I ain't one of these house niggas you bought My house like a resort, my house bigger than yours My spot- (Come on, man) My route better, of course We started without food in our mouth They gave us pork and pig intestines Shit you discarded that we ingested, we made the project a wave You came back, reinvested and gentrified it Took niggas' sense of pride, now how that's free? And them people stole the soul and hit niggas with 360s, Hui ain't got a billion streams, got a billion dollarsInflating numbers like we 'posed to be happy about this We are praising' Billboard, but we were young Now I look at Billboard like, “Is you dumb? Rick Ross was said to be the original lead artist on the song, but he gave it to Meek Mill according to MAL from Episode 201 of The Joe Burden Podcast.
Na's’ classic disc record ‘Ether’ originally featured lyrics about Aaliyah’s fatal 2001 plane crash, according to a longtime collaborator of the Queens bridge MC. Aside from being good friends with Jay, she was engaged to the ROC Nation rapper’s business partner Dame Dash at the time of her death.
Taken from Remi’s upcoming compilation ‘Do It for the Culture 2’, Wine house’s vocals on ‘Find My Love’ were reportedly recorded during a jam session several years ago. Later that year, JAY- Z broke his silence on their rift, telling hip-hop journalist Elliott Wilson that he was “hurt” when Kanye brought up his daughter, Blue Ivy, during one of his Saint Pablo tour rants.
In anotherinterview with T: The New York Times Styles Magazine, the doting dad revealed he was on speaking terms with the Ye rapper, saying, “I love Kanye. The candid lyrics confirm that JAY- Z chose not to attend because he was dealing with turmoil in his own marriage, which he felt needed to be resolved.