People keep talking 'bout Hov left em flat
Try to re-write history, let's talk about facts

from Jay Z – What We Talkin' About Lyrics on Rap Genius

Meaning

People erroneously accuse him of not taking care of “em” — his friends — and leaving them without any money. However, historians would undoubtedly admit that Dame and Jaz seem to have some cream in their coffee

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