No question; Jay-Z got too many answers

from Jay Z – 22 Two's Lyrics on Rap Genius

Meaning

A pun on “question” — the line means there is no doubt that Jay-Z has a lot of answers, but it’s a play on the question/answer opposite

And for a really meta-explanation of the last four lines…

Too many ladies give these niggas too many chances
Too many brothers wannabe lovers don’t know what romance is
Too many bitches stuck up from too many sexual advances
No question; Jay-Z got too many answers

All four of these lines are connected. The first two lines answer questions that the third line might pose, before they arise. “Too many bitches stuck up from too many sexual advances” answers the question as to why there are a lot of stuck up females in the world. “Too many brothers wanna be lovers don’t know what romance is” answers the question as to why so many sexual advances are made towards woman. “Too many ladies give these niggas too many chances” answers the question as to why they get “too many sexual advances” and men don’t just stop after the first rejection. This line also refers to women that stick with their men (giving them another chance) after they do them wrong by cheating on them. We know that Jay-Z is referring to men cheating on their women because of the next line “Too many brothers wanna be lovers don’t know what romance is” giving this line more then one meaning.

The final line in this set, “No question; Jay-Z got too many answers” is highlighting how he just explained the last three lines in a way that built up to the final explanation, leaving no room for any questions on the subject. It also speaks towards Jay just being knowledgeable in general which he starts to expand on with the next line “I been around this block too many times” and goes on a bit about it after that.

This of course isn’t the format I’d use explaining these lines but there is a lot more going on in this verse (and whole song) then what’s on the surface.

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