G.O.O.D. Music drug-dealing cousin,
The parent label of G.O.O.D. and Roc-A-Fella are both Island Def Jam, hence the two labels being cousins. And at the same time this is refers to his cousin Emory Jones, as he is about to talk about him in the verse. Jay-Z isn’t a member of G.O.O.D. Music. He is however inextricably linked with the leader of G.O.O.D. Music Kanye West, being his mentor and collaborating with him most famously on Watch the Throne. Kanye is middle class, and Jigga is G.O.O.D.’s drug-dealing cousin, having hustled on the streets to get by (except that lots of middle class people sell drugs too, sometimes as their primary source of income. People seem to forget this).
Although truth be told I always pictured Jay-Z as G.O.O.D.’s uncle or grandfather instead of cousin.
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