Before Mitchell and Ness did it
I was moving birds like a Oriole fitted

from Jay Z (Ft. Sean Paul) – What They Gonna Do Lyrics on Rap Genius

Meaning

Mitchell and Ness is an American apparel company that designed baseball hats for the Baltimore Orioles who last won a championship in 1983. They have a huge loyal fan base who support the team by purchasing their hats. The logo of the team is also a bird sometimes embroidered onto the hats.

In street-hustling slang, Birds is used to denote packs of cocaine. Jay pairs these two to describe his drug sales.

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