Used to dribble down in VA

from Jay Z – Izzo (H.O.V.A.) Lyrics on Rap Genius

Meaning

“Used to sell drugs in Virginia” (one interpretation of HOVA besides “Jehovah” is “Hustler of Virginia”)

Many rappers (cf. Notorious BIG) claim to have sold a lot of drugs in Southern/Midwestern states

“Dribble” can be a pun on “moving rock”, “rock” being slang for a basketball as well as crack cocaine

There’s also a pun with nizzle. He was working long hours outside in the Virginia winter and his nose dribbled. Fo shizzle my nizzle used to dribble, for sure his nose used to dribble. Also your nose runs from coke.

Also Pharrell (Producer of many Jay Z songs and his nizzle) used to dribble down in VA (Pharrell’s Hometown)

In his book Decoded, Jay-Z retells of him playing basketball for fun in Virginia while on his excursions for hustling.

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