I'm like a Russian mobster, drinking distilled vodka

from Jay Z – Allure Lyrics on Rap Genius

Meaning

A stereotype of Russian men is that they drink a lot of Vodka.

However, more than simply a stereotype, it is rooted in history. Vodka is itself derived from a Russian word. Russians have been involved with Vodka since the 14th century.

With that said, I think this is some beautiful mental imagery used by Jay to paint an elaborate scene for us, and think it deserves a picture.

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