It hurt me when I had to kill him and his whole squad

from Nas – Last Real Nigga Alive Lyrics on Rap Genius

Meaning

Nas claiming that he murdered Jay-Z and his whole Roc-A-Fella crew with his rhymes.

The radio station issued a poll asking listeners which rapper made the better diss song and Nas won. In hindsight there is no doubt which song made the most impact. The term ether has been engraved in history and people still use the term “you got ethered”. You even saw it in the twitter reactions during the presidental debate.

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