Now a nigga signed to Hov, took a power trip
Back home I'm grown now and this city's my throne now

from J. Cole (Ft. Miguel) – Power Trip Lyrics on Rap Genius

Meaning

J. Cole is signed to Jay-Z’s label Roc Nation. He took a Power Trip, which in other words means that he came from being a small time rhyme spitter to being a big-name rapper that people pay a lot of money to see.

Also: his boss Jay-Z and Kanye West released album Watch the Throne under the name The Throne.

Also refers to how he moved from Fayetteville, NC, to NYC to attend St John’s University with the ultimate goal of getting signed as a rapper. He took a trip up North with the goal of becoming powerful in the rap game.

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