Jay Z

D.O.A. (Death of Auto-Tune) The Blueprint 3
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 The Blueprint 3
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 The Blueprint 3
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
99 Problems The Black Album
The line is actually "bounce on the devil, put the pedal to the floor" Devil is a term used to describe white people, particularly ones who are in power.
Jamesterific
D.O.A. (Death of Auto-Tune) The Blueprint 3
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 The Blueprint 3
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 The Blueprint 3
in the movie public enemy the girls were called black birds
a770
Run This Town The Blueprint 3
Caesar as in Julius Caesar, and dark Czar as in haircut style or the clothing line he models for
a770
Empire State of Mind The Blueprint 3
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
99 Problems The Black Album
the Bar exam is required for lawyers to legally practice. in context, HOVA is talking to a policeman about his property and search rights; he is telling him that he understands his legal rights and what illegal searches and seizures are
liberty