Best friends become ya enemies,

from Jay Z (Ft. Travis Scott) – Crown Lyrics on Rap Genius

Meaning

On his road to success, people he thought he was cool with have turned sides on him. This theme of betrayal on the road to the top is also touched upon in Why I Love You.

In “Success,” Nas dropped a similar line.

Jay also references this idea in “A Week Ago” and “Black Republican,” and it definitely could be attributed to De-Haven and other friends turned foe.

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