Getting ghost in the Ghost, can you see me? Can you see me?

from Jay Z – Heaven Lyrics on Rap Genius

Meaning

‘Getting ghost’ is slang for getting lost, so picture Jigga riding outta sight in a Rolls-Royce Ghost. Sounds familiar, right:

And I ain’t gon' tell you again, let’s get ghost in the Phantom

However, there is a double entendre here. ‘Getting ghost’ can also refer to receiving the Holy Ghost, that is, the Spirit of Christ, in Pentacostal worship. In fact, this is Jay’s background, as some of his

earliest memories [were] of watching the spectacle of Pentecostal worship with […] congregation members beset with bouts of speaking in tongues or holy possession.

Ironically, however, Hov now refers to himself as secular, and he only gets the divine presence (the Ghost) from the material pleasures of his worldview — non-religious — instead of from church.

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