Wasn't born hustlers, I was birthing em
A play on the “born hustler” idea in rap: drug-dealing can’t be taught, you have to grow up in the ghetto to do it well
Jay-Z was a supplier, he was turning his middlemen into hustlers
- ‘Wasn’t Born Hustlers’ as in people that tried to sell who weren’t born with Jay’s talent of hustling, he was “birthing” them, or producing them, teaching many of them the skill of the craft — had to teach them his ways..
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