Never gone turn down the homie
Hip Hop is arguably the most influential youth sub-culture, and as the “King of Rap”, Hov is too loud, i.e. he has more influence than other elites on the youth. Therefore “high society” won’t be able to ignore him.
The opportunity to associate with a famous rapper like Jay-Z is not smart to turn down, as we’ve seen it’s impact, even on presidential elections, in rallying youth support.
Another interpretation that fits well within the theme of the album is that Jay isn’t going to forget his roots. As he said when explaining the album himself:
Finally, in a funny reference to this past life, Hov is implying the “high” society is essentially addicted to him in the same manner as cocaine addicts. This just adds to the coke imagery, where they had their noses turned up like coke heads after a hit. This drug has always been erroneously considered a “high class” drug and, thus, acceptable.
Prince Harry, a known rap fan, with Kanye West and Diddy.
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