Goddammit it I like it
Bright lights is enticing but look what it did to Tyson

from Jay Z (Ft. Justin Timberlake) – Holy Grail Lyrics on Rap Genius


Jay’s reflecting on how much he enjoys the thrills of fame and how addicted to the allure he is. This being said, he understands the cons of it as well and is wary of others who haven’t handled it so well

The example he uses is former professional boxer, Mike Tyson, who has suffered tremendous pitfalls in his personal life including:

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