Let me tell you dudes what I do to protect this
I shoot at you actors like movie directors
He would do anything to keep his fame and fortune, including shoot and kill fake rappers/street dudes (“actors”), just as movie directors “shoot” actors with cameras
“In these four lines I use five different variations on "do” and “dude” (plus “jewels” whose hard “j” sounds almost like a “d”) to create a percussive rhythm within the beat"
– Jay-Z in “Decoded”
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