Take 'em out the hood, keep 'em lookin good
But I don't fuckin feed em

from Linkin Park (Ft. Jay Z) – Big Pimpin'/Papercut Lyrics on Rap Genius

Meaning

GIRLS: Jay will spend enough cash on you so you look pretty, but refuses to spend any money on your meals (food just makes you look fat anyways!)

In a more metaphorical sense, he’ll spend superficial money on them (buying them jewelry and the like) but won’t be their long-term provider (“feed” them)

In Decoded, Jay references this line, and how it connects to a line in ‘The Mack’: ‘Just like my hoes, I keep ‘em broke. They wake up one morning with some money, they subject to go crazy. I keep 'em looking good and all that, but no dough’. This line is also referenced in Raekwon’s “Wisdom Body”

Jay:

As ridiculous as the words are, it still comes off real. It’s fucked up and mesmerizing. It’s also comedy. I was trying to get some of that feeling in this song

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