I still own the building, I'm still keeping my seat
This song addresses both Jay’s trip to Cuba and his recent decision to sell his stake in the Brooklyn Nets. Though he helped move the team and celebrated them endlessly, in order to invest in the NBA as a whole, Jay was forced to renounce ownership to start his ROC Nation Sports outfit.
While he may no longer have any formal affiliation with the team, we all know where his allegiance lives. On top of that, Jay believed when this was written that thanks to his personal investment, he still owned a monetary and spiritual stake in Brooklyn’s Barclay’s Center, along with his seat on the Barclays Center Board of Directors. So even when he leaves the Nets, he thought he’d keep his personal seats and his connection. But…. not so much
Jay also will continue to make money from the Barclays Center and it’s success* because one of his 40/40 clubs is located INSIDE of it, as well as a Rocawear clothing store.
*Success indeed, BC passed Madison Square Garden as the highest-grossing venue in the US for concerts and family shows, not a bad place to do business at.
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