Bacons and turkey bacons, smell the aroma

from Jay Z – Picasso Baby Lyrics on Rap Genius

Meaning

Jay eats his turkey bacon in his kitchen filled with paintings by Francis Bacon. Bacon was an Irish-born British figurative painter known for his bold, graphic and emotionally raw imagery.

This line plays off of “live at the MoMA” … his house is like an art gallery and he looks at Bacon artwork while eating breakfast.

Also the line “smell the aroma” is a double entendre in the sense that one can smell the aroma of cooked bacon and the “aroma” of success (i.e. “the smell of money”) in the form of fine artwork.

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