Balling 'til they ban us
J Hov will continue to expand his growing empire until the authorities try to bring him down.
In particular, this line refers to his recent Cuba trip. With attempts by Senators to actually ban Jay and Beyonce from entering the embargoed country, Jay’s foreign “ballin'” recieved a large amount of negative press.
Plus, Jay will need to sell his stake in the Nets to represent NBA players as an agent—Roc Nation sports already represent an MLB player—so he’s going to keep “ballin” with the Nets until commissioner David Stern bans him
In addition, “Ballin' till they ban us” followed by “you gettin' too much bread they try to jam you” refers to the first pair of Michael Jordans infamous Jordan One shoes which were banned from the NBA when first introduced because of their appearance. He still wore them every game though, Nike paid the $5,000 every single game. The word bred in sneaker language means “black and red” — the original Jordan colour-way was black and red.
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