This communist talk is so confusing

from Jay Z – Open Letter Lyrics on Rap Genius

Meaning

COMMUNIST ALLEGATIONS

Jigga does not understand the accusations that he is a communist, coming from many, including Stacey Dash.

https://twitter.com/REALStaceyDash/status/321741261130317824

After the Cuban Missile Crisis, the US isolated Cuba with a standing embargo. The reason? “Communism.” Among other restrictions, no trade is held between two countries, no Cuban products can be purchased on American soil (hence the cult status of Cuban cigars), and few Americans can legally travel to Cuba.

Jay and Bey have, though…

At the same time, another communist country is the US' best trading partner and biggest supplier of goods: China. Despite the communist system, China does not seem to bother US officials. Jay is confused" as to why visiting Cuba makes him communist while this hypocritical divide still exists.

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