The Blueprint 3

Jay Z
Run This Town
A reference to the card game known as "Spades" -- where the spade suit is the deck's most powerful -- this line is suggesting that MCs lacking any power moves (metaphorically, "spades") should just give up.
The Great Elucidator
Empire State of Mind
three dice cee-lo and three card monte are both illegal betting games commonly played on the street in underpriviledged urban areas , Jay-Z is referencing in this song that even tho he is wipes his ass with $100 bills now, he is from "the streets".
modelburnbook
Empire State of Mind
Three-card monte is a "confidence trick" with three cards, see http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Three-card_Monte
GormDK
Empire State of Mind
"I don't care how you get here, so long as you come here and have sex with me when I call you."
Big B P
Run This Town
Definitely means she dresses like a dude.. Needs to put on some heels, slut it up a bit.
CSomethingpure
D.O.A. (Death of Auto-Tune)
Remember the next lyric in the song is: "If your a gangster then this is how you prove it to me...Just get violent". Jay is saying to Prodigy, who he has had beef with, prove your still a gangster, talking about hanging in the PJs doesn't make you tough.
bonitillo
D.O.A. (Death of Auto-Tune)
....Mobb Deep is of course famous for their rough, gangster rap style which no longer the style of hip-hop. Jay's point is, although he is from the Marcy Projects, he no longer needs to talk about it. On the other hand, Mobb Deep has not stopped doing so.
bonitillo
D.O.A. (Death of Auto-Tune)
This particular lyric is directed at Prodigy of Mobb Deep. Who is still Rapping about how much of a gangster he still is. On Mobb Deep's 1st album "Juvenile Hell" the single that gave them street credibility was "Project Hallways". Mobb Deep is.....
bonitillo
Run This Town
Jay-Z said in an interview on Hot 97 in NYC that he lost a coin flip for $5,000,000.00 on what he would pay Def Jam for the rights to one of his older albums. Don't remember which album it was.
FearTheMan
Real As It Gets
It's "money in the air if you ever hit a lick" hit a lick means to rob someone. So he's asking anyone who's ever done that to put their money in the air in celebration
Jamesterific