Still broke compared to niggas with old money
I mean the type of niggas that laugh at Hov money
He’s still broke if you compare his net worth to these guys. Guys who even make Jay-Z look poor, like The Rockefellers, Mark Zuckerberg, Bill Gates, Warren Buffet, and people like that.
This may also be a Great Gatsby reference. In The Great Gatsby by Scott F. Fitzgerald, the narrator often refers to people who have inherited money as “old money”. Jay-Z recently worked on the movie for The Great Gatsby, this was very fitting because Jay-Z and Jay Gatsby have a lot in common. They both earned their money in illegal ways but then went on to become successful businessmen. In The Great Gatsby , Gatsby himself has many problems getting “old money” people to respect him, and not laugh at him. This is the same problem Cole describes here.
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