FBI investigation, we stood up to that

from Jay Z – La Familia Lyrics on Rap Genius

Meaning

The hip-hop police was watching him, after the stabbing of Lance Rivera, who caused the leak of Vol. 2 Hard Knock Life, the NYPD had a file about Jay-Z as well. The FBI helped the NYPD on the drugs' side and the out-of-state dealing connections he had with Baltimore, D.C. and the Carolinas.

The FBI also investigated Hova due to some connections with New York governor Paterson and how he could’ve helped “Gain Global Investment Network LLC” to gain the authorization from Paterson to build a racing track inside a casino.

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