Ain't nothing given, dog, it's earned
Jay-Z isn’t just going to make J. Cole a star (although he’ll help out by featuring him on songs on his albums). J. Cole will have to earn his fame
J.Cole is also referring to the fact that he was hoping Jigga would pass him a baton and give him an easy path to success but instead he passed him a patron, so he has to work hard. Nothing is free with Jay-Z because HE IS A BUSINESS MAN!!!
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