You'd take the clothes off my back and I'd let you
You'd steal the food right out my mouth and I'd watch you eat it

from Jay Z (Ft. Justin Timberlake) – Holy Grail Lyrics on Rap Genius


The context of the song revolves around Justin & Jay’s relationship with fame. Right off the bat, JT uses this metaphor to illustrate the sacrifices he would make to keep fame.

Additionally, this highlights the fickle nature of the music industry — one day you can be on top of the world, the next you could be homeless.

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