The Blueprint 3

Jay Z
D.O.A. (Death of Auto-Tune)
I think he means... you don't have to go around saying.. yeah I'm from the hood... If you are you are... saying ain't go make you seem tougher...
Rocks_Angel
Venus vs. Mars
Like that other guy said, the whole line is "Thought Shawty was the truth, found out she was a cheater, we were supposed to takeover, I caught her bumping Ether." Well "The Takeover" is the diss song to Nas that Jay Z made and "Ether" was Nas' response
Scooby803
Run This Town
in the movie public enemy the girls were called black birds
a770
Run This Town
Caesar as in Julius Caesar, and dark Czar as in haircut style or the clothing line he models for
a770
Empire State of Mind
referring to the previous line, hes comparing his clique(crew) to be as big as the crips( a large gang networked over the us),walking has a double meaning, crip walk (dance), and literally walking
a770
Run This Town
you can call me Caesar is probably famed Roman emperor Julius Caesar, it makes sense that billionaire HOVA would identify with him. Could also be labor organizer César Chavez, since Jay has helped out so many young talents. I think CZAR is an automobile??
liberty
Off That
and we don't give a fuck about the rate.
Tenshi
Empire State of Mind
The exact lyrics is "Ya im out that Brooklyn, now I'm down in Tribeca" which mean that he is no longer living in brooklyn, which is a kind of poor city, and that he is now living in Tribeca which is a rich city
mtellem1
Young Forever
Forbes lists featuring Jay-z includes "Hip Hop Cash Kings" (#1) and "The Wealthiest Black Americans" (#17).
GormDK
Run This Town
Also probably a reference to a line in The Glory by Kanye West, in which he says "Tank on empty whipping my mamma Volvo."
GormDK